Surgeon Spotlight - Mr Ronan Treacy, FRCS

This months surgeon spotlight is on Mr. Ronan Treacy, FRCS.

Mr Treacy uses Jointmedica Custom hip implants at his Private clinic


Ronan Treacy became a consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in 1994 specializing in hip replacement surgery. He is especially well known for his pioneering work with Mr. Derek McMinn when they developed, what is known as the "Birmingham Hip Resurfacing" (BHR) which transformed the hip replacement procedure.


Born into a medical family he qualified from Birmingham Medical School in 1983, he now performs hundreds of hip resurfacings per year, in addition to other hip and knee procedures.

In 2008, he was recognized by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham for his outstanding contribution to Orthopedics in the city. In 2010, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Birmingham and in 2013 was elected as Staff Governor to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust. In 2017 he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the University of Worcester.

Clinical interests 

Mr. Treacy’s international practice and his presence on the world lecture circuit enable him to discuss his vast experience in the treatment of the ‘active patient’ population.  His key surgical interest relates to complex revision hip replacements, hip replacement in young adults including hip resurfacing, and primary hip replacements.

NHS Base

Mr Treacy is a senior Consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Bristol Road South



West Midlands

B31 2AP

Private practice

BMI Priory Hospital

Priory Road



West Midlands

B5 7UG

0121 440 2323


BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital
St Andrews Road

Droitwich Spa





Please contact Mr. Treacy Private Secretary -  0121 455 9496

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