Mr Benjamin Holroyd

MB BS, BSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Hip, Knee & Paediatrics Specialist



Special Interests


  • Hip and knee surgery

  • Paediatric orthopaedics

  • Young adult hip surgery


Professional profile

Mr Holroyd qualified from St George's in 1998. He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training in the South West, before spending a year at the internationally renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.


As well as providing a comprehensive range of paediatric, young adult hip and hip replacement surgery, he is experienced in arthroscopic and computer guided knee surgery. 




  • Holroyd B, Wedge J. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Orthopaedics and Trauma June 2009; 23:3 162 - 168

  • Holroyd B, Fern ED. Synthetic Ligaments in Hip Surgery, European Musculoskeletal Review June 2009; 4:1 52 - 54

  • RP Walter, B Holroyd, JE Metcalfe, Avoiding the unsanitary hip spica, Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2009; 91 267

  • B Holroyd, E D Fern, The novel use of a Lars ligament around the hip, Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 2008; 90 252 - 254

  • B Holroyd, D Madhaven, C McAllen, Dislodging medial-sided soft tissue interposition in ankle fractures, Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 2008; 90 435

  • B Holroyd, M Hockings, JC Cameron, Reconstruction of posterior cruciate ligament using synthetic ligament, J Bone Joint Surg (Br), 2006; 88-B:SUPP III.

  • A Brooks, B Holroyd, B Riley, Missed Injury in Major Trauma Patients, Injury(2004) 35, 407 - 410


Current posts


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies


  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Society of Children's Orthopaedic Surgeons