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Mr Andy Goldberg
Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer
  • Department of Materials & Tissue
  • Div of Surgery & Interventional Sci
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences

Mr Goldberg is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, in Stanmore, UK and a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Orthopaedics, Division of Surgery, UCL.  Mr Goldberg 

sits on the Research Subcommittee for the UK National Joint Registry, as well as leading on the NJR for ankle replacements; and the Outcome Committee for the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS).  

He is a highly innovative technologist having been involved in more than 1000 Start-Up healthcare ventures. 


Research Summary

Mr Goldberg’s clinical research is aimed at improving the understanding, management and treatment of ankle arthritis (ankle OA) as well as the regenerative capacity of patients undergoing interventions including mesenchymal stem cell treatment. He is involved in more than £7m of research grants including an NIHR Health Technology Assessment Award assessing two surgical treatments for patients with ankle arthritis as well as the role of stem cell therapy. His research involves both basic science studies, bench top engineering studies; and the set up and running of clinical studies from first in man studies to large multicenter clinical trials.  

Teaching Summary

Mr Goldberg is a lead on a Master's course for orthopaedic surgeons, entitled the UCL MSc in Trauma & Orthopaedics. This is a pioneering project linked to the North East Thames Deanery Orthopaedic Training Programme, centred around the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. He supervises numerous students from Masters to PhD Projects and is Series Editor of the Clinical Talk Series and co-author on the best selling textbook, Surgical Talk.

Mr Goldberg was a member of the Health Industries Task Force (HITF) a joint government-healthcare industry initiative that brought together government and industry leaders to identify steps to develop and strengthen performance of the UK healthcare industry and maximize the benefit to patients from healthcare products. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/www.dh.gov.uk/ab/HITF/DH_091669#_12

Mr Goldberg was Member of the Department of Health’s Innovation Council, an overarching guardian for innovation from discovery through to adoption. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130107105354/http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Managingyourorganisation/Commissioning/Worldclasscommissioning/DH_085747

01-APR-2010 Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Foot & Ankle Surgery The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom
01-APR-2010 Clinical Senior Lecturer in Trauma & Orthopaedics Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science UCL, United Kingdom
25-JUL-2009 – 31-MAR-2010 Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics Department of Orthopaedics Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom
01-MAR-2008 – 24-JUL-2009 Senior Clinical Fellow Foot & Ankle Surgery Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2006 FRCS Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons – Surgery Royal College of Surgeons of England
2006 MD Doctor of Medicine – Orthopaedics University of London
1994 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery – Medicine University College London/Imperial College
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