Concern for Patients of Mr Simon Lambert, Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon

December 23, 2016

Posted by: Suzanne Trask


At least 20 people are suspected to have been treated by Mr Simon Lambert using PEEK (polyetheretherketone) implants between 2008 and 2013. They are untested and unauthorised for use in the shoulder joint. Mr Lambert, an orthopaedic surgeon, operated at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore and the Spire Bushey Hospital in Hertfordshire.

We understand that the RNOH have launched an investigation and that Mr Lambert is no longer operating at the hospital. They have contacted people who they believe were given PEEK implants in their shoulders, and may have been injured by this inappropriate treatment.

We understand that Mr Lambert continues to practise at Spire Bushey Hospital in Hertfordshire.

Bolt Burdon Kemp’s leading medical negligence solicitors have over 25 years experience of acting for people who have been injured due to substandard treatment. We understand that importance of a holistic and pro-active approach. We are committed to providing our clients with the support they need at the earliest possible opportunity, whilst also ensuring that their legal claims are progressed swiftly.

We are offering free legal advice to any patient who is concerned about their treatment.

I am a Partner at Bolt Burdon Kemp and head of the Medical Negligence department. If you believe you are affected, please contact our specialist solicitors free and in confidence on 0800 389 0385. Alternatively, you can complete this form and one of the solicitors in the Medical Negligence team will contact you. You can find out more about the Medical Negligence team.

Posted by: Suzanne Trask

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