Mr Mark Latimer

Mr Mark Latimer

MB BChir (cantab)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 5 specialists
24 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“Fantastic experience from start to finish, he's very patient and no question is too much would recommend him every day of the week“
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Subspecialties

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Sports Injury
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4484202
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £175

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital

    4 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 8AF
    212 reviews

    Fitzwilliam Hospital

    Milton Way South Bretton, Peterborough, United Kingdom, PE3 9AQ
    40 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    13:00 - 18:00
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    13:00 - 18:00
    Sat
    09:00 - 12:30
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Mark Latimer is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon with over a decade of experience in adult lower limb surgery, trauma surgery, medico-legal practice and children's orthopaedics. He sees private patients at the Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.

    Mr Latimer gained his primary medical qualifications from Oxford University after gaining his degree in Engineering Economics. He went on to study Pre-Clinical Medicine at Oxford University and Clinical Medicine at Cambridge University and achieved his MBBChir degree in December 1997.

    Mr Latimer went on to train on the East Anglian orthopaedic rotation, during which he gained knowledge and expertise in performing lower limb surgery. After completing his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons, Mr Latimer was awarded a fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in Sydney, where he gained expertise in children's orthopaedic surgery and worked with renowned expert, Professor David Little. Since his appointment as Consultant, he has gained numerous accolades for his outstanding practice, including the iWantGreatCare Certificate of Excellence 2021.


    Procedures

    • Hip Replacement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
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    Special interests

    • Children’s Joint Problems
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Knee Pain
    • The Young Hip
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports Injuries
    • The Young Knee
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    Education

    • FRCS (Tr & Orth) RCS England (2007)

    • MRCS RCS England (2002)

    • MRCS RCS Edinburgh (2001)

    • MBBChir Cambridge University (1997)

    • MEng Oxford University (1993)

    • BA (Hons) Oxford University (1992)

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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.96
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.92
    Children’s Joint Problems
    8/24
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Orthopaedic Surgery
    8/24
    Hip Replacement
    3/24
    Fracture (Broken Bone)
    2/24
    Knee Replacement
    2/24
    Knee Pain
    1/24
    Knee Surgery
    1/24
    The Young Hip
    1/24
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Fantastic experience from start to finish, he's very patient and no question is too much would recommend him every day of the week
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    It’s always a pleasure to see Mark, he has a friendly manner and makes you feel at ease straight away. Mark offers lots of useful advice with regard to improving my sons posture. We never feel rushed and always leave with a clear understanding of what what said in our appointment
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional and pleasant in his mannerism. Explained very clearly all developments on my daughters progress and what future actions to expect in their treatment. Definitely a credit to his profession.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    It’s always a pleasure to see Mark. He explains everything is detail and is always happy to answer any questions I have.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Friendly and took the time to explain
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very clear and informative.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Yes he was very charming and explained why he wanted to meet me before my operation. He said yes I differently needed my procedure but that there might be a bit of a wait . I understand this because of Covid but the sooner the better please .
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    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good. Explanations clear and very well explained.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional and thorough. Diagnosed the problem and provided the correct treatment.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Latimer was very professional and with good understanding for children. He always joke with kids and parents to make comfortable and friendly atmosphere. He explains medical jargon to plain English so parents and children can understand what is what. Best doctor we ever met.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 5 specialists
    Mr Andrew F M McKee
    Mr Andrew F M McKee
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    I have referred patients to them

    "Mark is an excellent Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon. I have had the pleasure of working with Mark for several years. He has always given me excellent advice, and great opinions for patients. He is also a an accomplished adult arthroplasty surgeon, with great feedback."

    05-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Children’s Joint Problems, Paediatric (Pediatric) Fractures, The Young Knee
    Dr Deepa Krishnakumar
    Dr Deepa Krishnakumar
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Mr. Mark Latimer is a highly experienced colleague and I frequently refer within my NHS practice. I look forward to working with Mark in the private sector. I value his experience in all aspects of paediatric orthopaedic problems. I would highly recommend him. "

    30-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hip and Groin Pain, Children’s Joint Problems, Paediatric (Pediatric) Fractures
    Mr Phillip Johnston
    Mr Phillip Johnston
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mark and I have trained together and now work as colleagues at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, supporting the trauma service and working together to manage complex injuries. I would recommend Mark as an excellent Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon and a sensible decision-maker, whether recommending operative, or non-operative treatment for your child's condition. "

    05-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Children’s Joint Problems, Paediatric (Pediatric) Fractures, The Young Knee
    Mr Araz Massraf
    Mr Araz Massraf
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "One of the best surgeons with a very wide knowledge "

    31-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Fracture (Broken Bone), Knee Pain, Paediatric (Pediatric) Fractures

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