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Mr Andrea Volpin

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon MBBS, CCT
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Medico-Legal Experience

Mr Volpin is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Soft Tissue Knee.

He has been a medicolegal expert since 2018 on both a single and joint expert basis. He has completed both Bond Solon and Expert Witness Institute training and is instructed by both Claimants and Defendants on clinical negligence and personal injury cases.

Mr Volpin has extensive experience in cases associated with (lower limb): 

  • Accident at work
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hypermobile Joints
  • Hypothermia
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lower limb missed fracture
  • Misdiagnosed soft tissue injury
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Orthopaedic sport’s medicine
  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL)
  • Anterolateral Ligament reconstruction (ALLR) and extra-articular tenodesis
  • Patella dislocation, patella stabilisation and realignment procedures, and chondral surgery
  • Stress fractures
  • Whiplash-related issues
  • Work-related incidents
  • Hip and knee arthroplasty – primary and revision surgery

Mr Volpin’s report turnaround time is 2 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Mr Volpin is a Substantive Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Soft Tissue Knee at Woodend Hospital (Aberdeen) and Dr Gray’s Hospital (Elgin), NHS Grampian, UK.

Mr Volpin’s surgical experience covers orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic trauma, hip and knee athroplasty, lower limb athroscopy and orthopaedic sports medicine.

Mr Volpin has a keen interest in teaching. He has been involved in the teaching sessions for undergraduate medical students at the University College London Hospitals, Princess Royal University Hospital part of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Derby Hospital.

He is the author of 4 book chapters and 32 papers published in peer-reviewed journals.

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Mr Volpin has undertaken Bond Solon and Inspire MediLaw training, including Courtroom Skills.


Published papers

  • Tanos, P.; Neo, C.; Tong, E.; Volpin, A. The Use of Synthetic Graft for MPFL Reconstruction Surgery: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Outcomes. Med. Sci. 2023, 11, 75.
  • Jaibaji R, Khaleel F, Jaibaji M, Volpin A. Outcomes of Meniscal Repair in Patients Aged 40 and Above: A Systematic Review. J Clin Med. 2023 Nov 3;12(21):6922.
  • A PUVANENDRAN, M JAIBAJI, Andrea Volpin, Sujith Konan. Survivorship, clinical outcomes and indications for revision in uncemented unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: systematic review. March 2023, Acta orthopaedica Belgica 89(1):83-95
  • Tanos P, Christofides I, Volpin AThe effectiveness of internal fixation in the management of acute chondral fractures. A systematic review. Knee. 2022 Oct 15;39:216-226.
  • Jaibaji M, Sohatee M, Volpin A, Konan S. Metaphyseal fixation in revision knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of mid-long-term outcomes of metaphyseal sleeves and cones. Acta Orthop Belg. 2022 Sep;88:617-627.
  • Agarwal N, Monketh J, Volpin AClinical and mechanical outcomes in isolated anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction vs additional lateral extra-articular tenodesis or anterolateral ligament reconstruction. World J Orthop. 2022 Jul 18;13(7):662-675.
  • Tanos P, Farook MZ, Volpin AArthroscopically reduced, irreducible patella dislocation. BMJ Case Rep. 2022 Mar 9;15(3):e248398.
  • Maden C, Jaibaji M, Konan S, Zagra L, Borella M, Harvey A, Volpin AThe outcomes of surgical management of failed two-stage revision knee arthroplasty. Acta Biomed. 2021 Jul 1;92(3):e2021197.
  • Jaibaji M, Jaibaji R, Volpin AMesenchymal Stem Cells in the Treatment of Cartilage Defects of the Knee: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Outcomes. Am J Sports Med. 2021 Feb 8:363546520986812.
  • Vles G, Simmonds L, Roussot M, Volpin A, Haddad F, Konan S. The majority of conversion total hip arthroplasties can be considered primary replacements – a matched cohort study. Acta Orthop Belg. 2021 Mar;87(1):17-23.
  • Jaibaji M, Volpin A, Haddad FS, Konan S. Is Outpatient Arthroplasty Safe? A Systematic Review. J. Arthroplasty. 2020 Feb 17.
  • Volpin A. and Khanduja V. Air Arthrograms for Intra-articular Injections of the Hip. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. e-Supplement 1.Volume 86, March, 2020.
  • Robbins A., Maden C., Volpin A., Konan S. A systematic Review of Three Dimensional (3-D) Printing Applications in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Actha Orthopaedica Belgica e-Supplement 2. Volume 86, June, 2020.
  • Volpin A., Maden C., Biz C., Hossain F., Zagra L., Konan S. Hip arthroscopy current advances. Actha Orthopaedica Belgica. e-Supplement 3.Volume 86, September, 2020.
  • Suri TS, Sardesai A, Volpin A, Muniz-Terrera G, Khanduja V. Incidence of hypothermia and factors affecting variation in core body temperature in patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery of the hip. Acta Orthop Belg. 2019 Dec;85:535-539.
  • Biz C, Crimì A, Belluzzi E, Maschio N, Baracco R, Volpin A, Ruggieri P. Conservative Versus Surgical Management of Elbow Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury: A Systematic Review. Orthop Surg. 2019 Dec;11(6):974-984.
  • Volpin A, Konan S, Biz C, Tansey RJ, Haddad FS. Reconstruction of failed acetabular component in the presence of severe acetabular bone loss: a systematic review. Musculoskelet Surg. 2019 Apr;103(1):1-13.
  • Biz C, Corradin M, Kuete Kanah WT, Dalmau-Pastor M, Zornetta A, Volpin A, Ruggieri P. Medium-Long-Term Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Distal Metatarsal Metaphyseal Osteotomy (DMMO) for Central Primary Metatarsalgia: Do Maestro Criteria Have a Predictive Value in the Preoperative Planning for This Percutaneous Technique? Biomed Res Int. 2018 Nov 15;2018:1947024.
  • Aboltins CA, Anemüller R, Belden K, Brause B, Citak M, Del Pozo JL, Frommelt L, Gehrke T, Hewlett A, Higuera CA, Hughes H, Kheir M, Kim KI, Konan S, Lausmann C, Ling D, Marculescu C, Morata L, Ramirez I, Rossmann M, Silibovsky R, Soriano A, Suh GA, Vogely C, Volpin A, Yombi J, Zahar A, Zimmerli W. Hip and Knee Section, Treatment, Antimicrobials: Proceedings of International Consensus on Orthopedic Infections. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Oct 19.
  • Maden C, Robbins A, Volpin A, Biz C, Konan S. Outcome of surgical management of stress fractures in high demand individuals. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2018;79:26-30
  • Biz C, Gastaldo S, Dalmau-Pastor M, Corradin M, Volpin A, Ruggieri P. Minimally Invasive Distal Metatarsal Diaphyseal Osteotomy (DMDO) for Chronic Plantar Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Nov 1:1071100717735640.
  • Nakano N, Volpin A, Bartlett J, Khanduja V. Management Guidelines for Metal-on-metal Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: A Strategy on Followup. Indian J Orthop. 2017 Jul- Aug;51:414-420.
  • Meermans G., Konan S., Das R., Volpin A., Haddad FS. The direct anterior approach in total hip arthroplasty: a qualitative and systematic review of the literature. Bone Joint J. VOL. 99-B, No. 6, June 2017.
  • Hossain F., Konan S., Volpin A., Haddad FS. Early performance-based and patient reported outcomes of a contemporary taper fit bone-conserving short stem femoral prosthesis in total hip arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2017 Apr;99-B(4 Supple B):49-55.
  • Gigante C., Kini SG, Origo CE, Volpin ATransphyseal separation of the distal humerus in the newborn. Chinese Journal of Traumatology. 2017 Jun;20(3):183-186.
  • Volpin A., Kini SG, Meuffels D. Satisfactory outcomes following combined unicompartmental knee replacement and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Mar 31.
  • Volpin A, Sukeik M, Haddad FS. Aggressive Early Debridement in Treatment of Acute Periprosthetic Joint Infections after Hip and Knee Replacements. Open Orthop J. 2016 Nov 30;10:669-678.
  • George DA, Volpin A, Scarponi S, Haddad FS, Romanò CL. Does exchange arthroplasty of an infected shoulder prosthesis provide better eradication rate and better functional outcome, compared to a permanent spacer or resection arthroplasty? A systematic review. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016;17:52.
  • Volpin A, Khan O, Haddad FS. Theater Cost Is £16/Minute So What Are You Doing Just Standing There? J Arthroplasty. 2016 Jan;31:22-6.
  • Volpin A, Kini SG, Berizzi A. Psoas muscle pyogenic abscess in association with infected hip arthroplasty: a rare case of simultaneous bilateral presentation. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 May 20.
  • Del Buono A, Volpin A, Maffulli N. Minimally invasive versus open surgery for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a systematic review. Br Med Bull 2014;109:45-54.
  • Martinello T, Bronzini I, Volpin A, Vindigni V, Maccatrozzo L, Caporale G, Bassetto F, Patrono M. Successful recellularization of human tendon scaffolds using adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells and collagen gel. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2014 Aug;8:612-9.

Book Chapters

  • Andrea Volpin, Carla Maden, Sujith Konan. New Advances in Robotic Surgery in Hip and Knee Replacement. Handbook of Robotic and Image-guided Surgery. Elsevier Editor 2019.
  • S. Konan, M. McNicholas, P. Verdonk, T. Spalding, A. Price, T. Holland, A. Volpin, I. Pengas, P. E. Gelber Meniscal Injuries: Management and Outcome In: Kerkhoffs G.M.M.J., Haddad F., Hirschmann M.T., Karlsson J., Seil R. (eds) ESSKA Instructional Course Lecture Book. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 2018
  • Andrea Volpin and Sujith Konan. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in the Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty. The infected Total Knee Arthroplasty: prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Springer Editor 2017.
  • Franco Bassetto, Andrea Volpin & Vincenzo Vindigni Regenerative Medicine for Tendon Regeneration and Repair: The Role of Bioscaffolds and Mechanical Loading. Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2011, ISBN: 978-953-307-609-6


  • Rosamond Tansey, Andrea Volpin, Sujith Konan, Fares Haddad. A Systematic Review Of Reconstruction For Failed Acetabular Component In The Presence Of Severe Bone Loss 38th Sicot Orthopaedic World. South Africa. Abstract no.: 47027
  • Volpin A., Konan S., Haddad FS. Reconstruction of failed acetabular component in the presence of severe acetabular bone loss: a systematic review and pooled analysis. Hip Int 2015; 25 (Suppl 1): S2-S59
  • Volpin A., Konan S., Fayad TE, Haddad FS. Dynamic Knee Instability in Footballers as a result of isolated medial collateral ligament injury, “Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care Abstract Book, 2015.
  • Volpin A. Vindigni V. Tendon Tissue Engineering: Decellularization of Human Flexor Tendons and Recellularization with Adipose Stem Cells. European Journal of Medical Research, Abstract Book (2011); 16:66.
  • Luca Lancerotto, Vincenzo Vindigni, Andrea Volpin, Andrea Porzionato, Tiziana Martinello Franco Bassetto. Human Homologous Tissues as Novel Scaffolds for Soft Tissue Reconstruction. International Scar Meeting, Tokio November 2010
  • Franco Bassetto, Vincenzo Vindigni, Barbara Zavan, Andrea Volpin, Carolin Tonello, Tiziana Martinello, Giovanni Abatangelo. Effect of cyclic mechanical stimulation on engineered tendon substitutes. Wound Repair and Regeneration 18(6):A77-A77 · November 2010

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