Mr Greg Firth
MBBCh, FCS (Orthopaedics), MMed (Orthopaedics)
Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultant
- Developmental dysplasia of the hip
- Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
- Perthe’s disease
- Congenital limb deficiency
- Leg length discrepancy
- Blount’s disease
- Congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot)
- Neuromuscular conditions
- Paediatric fractures and orthopaedic injuries
- Trauma related deformity
Mr Firth is a paediatric orthopaedic consultant at the Royal London Hospital. He is an honorary clinical lecturer for the international orthopaedic trauma sciences MSc at Queen Mary University of London. He recognises the need to be actively involved in research and teaching as reflected in the awards he has received. Mr Firth has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and has been the local principal investigator for four multicentre randomised controlled trials. Mr Firth has given multiple presentations globally and enjoys teaching. He was secretary of the South African Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (2014 to 2018) and is an invited reviewer for many peer reviewed Journals. He was an ABC travelling fellow in 2014. Mr Firth is currently involved in QI and other projects at the Barts Health NHS Trust.
Mr Firth completed a Masters project in developmental hip dysplasia in 2008 which sparked his interest in paediatric orthopaedics - he has since mentored, supervised and marked many Masters students’ projects. Mr Firth qualified as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in South Africa in 2009 and did two fellowships in paediatric orthopaedics in Canada (2010) and Australia (2011). Between 2011 and 2018 he developed and expanded the paediatric orthopaedic service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in South Africa. He moved to the UK three years ago with his family and has been working at Bart’s Health NHS Trust since 2018 in the paediatric orthopaedic unit at the Royal London Hospital.