Professor Xavier Griffin

Prof Xavier Griffin

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualifications: BM BCh MA PhD FRCS
Year first qualified: 2004
GMC number: 6055402
Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Orthopaedic Treatments


Professor Xavier Griffin is a specialist in the management of orthopaedic injury. He has a special interest in non-union and reconstruction of complex injuries to the hip and pelvis as well as degenerative problems of the hip joint.

Training and background

Professor Xavier Griffin graduated from Green College, University of Oxford in 2002. Prior to this he gained a First Class Honours degree reading Medical Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. He underwent 10 years of orthopaedic and trauma training in Bristol and Coventry before completing specialist fellowships in both trauma and hip reconstruction surgery in Melbourne, Australia.

Professor Griffin previously undertook a PhD at the University of Warwick, during which he investigated the causes of pain in musculoskeletal disease. He remains an active clinician scientist, conducting clinical trials and basic science research at the University of Oxford. Professor Griffin is an associate professor at the University in recognition of his ongoing research and teaching in Orthopaedics, and is affiliated to Wolfson College, Oxford. He supervises a number students studying towards higher-degrees in Orthopaedics and plays a role in a number of national level policy making committees related to injuries and their management.

Research and teaching

Xavier Griffin PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Xavier is Chief Investigator for NIHR randomised clinical trials and has also received commercially funded grants. His research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions.

Xavier has several Research Committee appointments including, but not limited to; Cochrane, Arthritis UK, Orthopaedic Trauma Society of Britain and Ireland and the British Orthopaedic Association.

Professional memberships

Orthopaedic Trauma Society, British Orthopaedic Association, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Read Professor Griffin’s article on Hip pain and hip replacements in our Consultants’ healthcare blog.


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