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Colin Esler

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Joint Reconstruction (Hip & Knee)


About Me:

Mr Esler was trained in orthopaedic surgery in Nottingham, Exeter, Bournemouth and Leicester and has worked in Leicester since 1995. He was awarded funding in 1994 to undertake research on knee replacement surgery and evaluate types of knee replacement. In 1997 was awarded a fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) regarding hip and knee surgery. He was appointed as a consultant in Leicester in 2000.

His practice embraces all aspects of knee surgery arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures, hip replacement and foot and ankle surgery. He has particular interest in young patients with knee problems and those with failed knee replacements.

He co-ordinates the activities of the Trent Arthroplasty Study which looks at the outcomes of hip and knee replacement surgery. Also presented his research on knee replacement in patients aged less than 55 years both nationally and internationally. The aims of his research are to improve the results of surgery and to provide patients with a better understanding of what to expect from surgery.

Special Clinical Interests: Knee arthroscopy. Reconstruction ACL. Meniscal repair. Articular cartilage transplantation. Arthritis of the knee in young patients. Minimally invasive knee replacement surgery. Revision knee replacement surgery.

Secretary Contact Information:

Trauma LRI - 0116 258 5325

Elective LGH - 0116 258 4591

Esler, Colin - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Esler, Colin - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon