Dr Mark Williams

MBBS, BSc, MRCS Ed, FRCS Ed (Trauma and Orth)

Hip, Knee & Pelvic Specialist



Special Interests


  • Young an adult hip surgery, hip pain and pathology including femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

  • Pelvic and acetabular surgery

  • Periprosthetic fracture and revision hip surgery

  • Hip and knee arthroplasty

  • Hip and knee revision surgery


Professional profile

Mr Williams is a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, with specialist interests in pelvic and acetabular trauma, hip and knee arthroplasty, young adult hip surgery and hip revision surgery. Mr Williams trained and worked in London, before moving to the south west in 2002 to finish his orthopaedic training. He has completed fellowships in hip and pelvic surgery in France, Switzerland and the UK.


Current posts


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust


Additional Roles


  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor

  • Faculty - South West Arthroscopy Course 

  • Faculty – South West Sports Medicine Course (SportsMed South West)

  • Academic Tutor for Peninsula Medical School

  • Assigned Educational Supervisor, training supervisor and member of regional Higher Surgical Training Committee

  • Reviewer for British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery


Relevant Publications


  • Leunig M, Williams MR, Ganz R: ‘Treatment of femoroacetabular impingement – open.’ In: Guanche CA and Myers W, Ed.: Hip and Pelvic Injuries in Sports Medicine. 2009. (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins – book chapter).

  • Pollard TCB, Villar RN, Norton MR, Fern ED, Williams MR, Murray DW, Carr AJ. “Genetic influences in the aetiology of femoroacetabular impingement” JBJS (Br) 2010; 92: 209-216.

  • Pollard TCB, Villar RN, Norton MR, Fern ED, Williams MR, Simpson DJ, Murray DW, Carr AJ. “Femoroacetabular impingement and classification of cam deformity: the reference interval in normal hips.” Acta Orthopaedica 2010; 81:134-141.

  • Norton MR, Fern ED, Williams MR. “Open surgery for hip impingement” Br J Hosp Med 2009; 70:78-83.