Mr Kevin Emmerson
Consultant orthopaedic surgeon
Mr Emmerson has been a specialist knee surgeon for the past 15 years, focussing on joint replacement, knee ligament injuries and arthritis.
He is the trust’s clinical director and head of service for orthopaedics.
He performs both primary and revision total knee replacements and unicondylar (partial) knee replacements where required. He is an expert in knee sports injuries and a specialist in knee ligament reconstruction surgery.
After training as an orthopaedic surgeon in the North East, he spent a year learning specialist soft tissue knee surgery in a world leading centre in Australia.
Mr Emmerson sees patients at Wansbeck, North Tyneside and Hexham general hospitals and Alnwick Infirmary.