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Orthopaedics and Trauma

The Orthopaedic Centre appointments no longer take place in the main hospital.
The Orthopaedic Centre is based at 641 Dunstable Road, Luton, LU4 8RQ. Please see the Centre leaflet for further information and also our location map.

If you need to contact the Orthopaedic Centre, please call the reception desk on 01582 718786.

The restoration and development of the skeletal system, joints and muscles and is one of the key specialty areas at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital.

We provide a comprehensive range of musculoskeletal healthcare, from orthopaedic medicine to complex surgery, delivered by some of the UK’s top orthopaedic specialist consultants.

Our consultant-led service is renowned for its innovative approach and pioneering surgery. Each year we perform over 5,000 orthopaedic surgical procedures for patients from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and beyond.

As well as using keyhole surgery we deploy the latest computer-navigation techniques to ensure minimum trauma and maximum safety for our patients.

The Orthopaedics team also forms a key role in delivering the Community Musculoskeletal Service.

We are highly competitive on length of patient stay in hospital. Following GP referral, your treatment will be fully co-ordinated from initial consultation, through diagnosis, treatment, recovery and therapy.

The services of some of our consultants are also available privately through the Hospital’s Cobham Clinic.