Your Surgeon


Mr Nicholas Emms | Consultant Orthopaedic SurgeonMr Emms is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip and knee surgery. He is a Consultant at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Initially from Yorkshire, he did his undergraduate training at the University of Liverpool qualifying in 1996. He underwent basic and higher surgical training in hospitals across the Mersey region and was awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006.

Mr Emms spent 18 months in Sheffield as the “Cavendish Hip Fellow”. During this time he worked at the Northern General Hospital in one of Europe’s leading lower limb units. In Sheffield he undertook complex hip and knee operations, gaining significant experience in primary, complex primary and revision procedures of the hip and knee in cases of infection, loosening, instability, bone loss and childhood developmental problems of the hip. He has an ongoing research interest and has been involved in numerous projects through his career presenting at local, national and international levels. He has numerous publications in the field of lower limb surgery.

He was appointed as a consultant at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in May 2008 providing a service in primary and revision arthroplasty of the hip and knee. He continues to develop the service at St Helens and Knowsley enhancing the departments growing reputation.