About me

As father to three lively boys Alpesh understands the stresses of parenthood and the need to ensure good, timely healthcare.


Alpesh is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals NHSFT and has been in post since 2019.

Alpesh undertook his pre-clinical training at the University of Cambridge and graduated with  a first-class honours degree in medical sciences in 2000. His clinical training was undertaken at the University of Oxford and he qualified as a doctor in 2003. His basic surgical training was at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital, with higher surgical training in the Oxford region. During training Alpesh obtained an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University and undertook three years of dedicated research for his PhD investigating flat feet in children at the University of Oxford. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017, and subsequently spent a year at the prestigious Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto gaining further experience in Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery. He has undertaken further travelling fellowships to India and South America and maintains a global perspective on children’s orthopaedics.

Alpesh is involved in clinical research, supervision of postgraduate degrees and training orthopaedic residents. He is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is regularly invited to teach at national and international events.

Professional Affiliations /Membership

EPOS: European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

BSCOS: British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery

RCS: Royal College of Surgeons

GMC: General Medical Council

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Associate Editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal

Conditions Treated

Children’s foot and ankle disorders

Knee problems including knee-cap instability

Developmental hip dysplasia alongside other hip disorders

Neuromuscular conditions like cerebral palsy and spina bifida.

Traumatic injuries and problems after trauma

Benign bone tumours