Professor Mark Wilkinson MB ChB PhD FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)

Academic Unit of Bone MetabolismMark Wilkinson
Sorby Wing
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
S5 7AU

Tel: 0114 215 9029
Fax: 0114 2618775

Cavendish Hip Fellow

Career History

1991 MBChB University of Sheffield
1991-1996 Basic Surgical Training, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
1996 FRCS Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
1996-2006 Higher Surgical Training North Trent HST Program
2002 PhD University of Sheffield
2004 FRCS (Ortho) Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
2006 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Stockport
2007 HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield
2007 Honorary Consultant in Orthopaedics, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
2012 Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Sheffield


National Institutes of Health Research
Arthritis Research UK
Clinical Research Fellow (Jan 2000 – Oct 2001)
John Charnley Trust
Clinical Research Fellow (Jan 1999 – Dec 1999)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Laming-Evans Clinical Research Fellow (Jan 1998 – Dec1998)

Advanced Clinical Training Fellowships:
2006 Cavendish Hip Fellow, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
2005 International Arthroplasty Fellow, Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, Lancs
2005 Zurich, Switzerland (arthroplasty)
2005 Toronto, Canada (revision arthroplasty)
2003 Multiple centres Japan, (rheumatoid surgery)


Joint arthroplasty mechanisms of failure
Cytokine genetics
Metabolic bone disease
Novel biological therapies for osteolysis
Surrogate outcome markers for implant performance and failure
Clinical outcomes measurement after THA
Genetics of bone shape and remodelling responses to disease
Genetics of osteoarthritis
Effects of metal ion exposure on bone and other organ systems

Principal Funding Sources

Arthritis Research Campaign
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Cavendish Foundation
John Charnley Trust

Representative Publications