Imperial College London

Mr Peter Reilly

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Visiting Reader







Department of OrthopaedicsNorfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





Mr. Reilly studied medicine at St. Mary’s (Imperial) and qualified in 1994, (Hepburn Memorial Prize). He completed basic surgical training in Reading and Oxford passing the FRCS in 1998.  As a higher surgical trainee on the North West Thames program he was awarded the Robert Jones Prize and BOA medal. He submitted an MS thesis in “rotator cuff tears” in 2003 and passed the FRCS (orth) in 2004. He undertook a Fellowship year in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford prior to appointment as a Consultant in 2005.  He was selected as British Elbow and Shoulder Society European Travelling Fellow 2006.

 Mr. Reilly’s main area of clinical practice is shoulder and elbow surgery, with research interests complementing this including rotator cuff disease, proximal humeral fractures and arthroplasty.




Davies AR, Sabharwal S, Liddle AD, et al., 2024, The risk of revision is higher following shoulder hemiarthroplasty compared with total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a matched cohort study of 11,556 patients from the National Joint Registry, UK., Acta Orthop, Vol:95, Pages:73-85

Davies A, Lloyd T, Sabharwal S, et al., 2023, Anatomical shoulder replacements in young patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Shoulder & Elbow, Vol:15, ISSN:1758-5732, Pages:4-14

Davies A, Singh P, Reilly P, et al., 2022, Superior capsule reconstruction, partial cuff repair, graft interposition, arthroscopic debridement or balloon spacers for large and massive irreparable rotator cuff tears: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, Vol:17, ISSN:1749-799X

Klemt C, Toderita D, Reilly P, et al., 2022, Biceps Tenodesis cannot be used as primary treatment option in baseball pitchers with intact rotator cuff muscles, Clinical Biomechanics, Vol:100, ISSN:0268-0033

MacKinnon T, Selmi H, Davies A, et al., 2022, Protocolised MRI as an adjunct to CT in the diagnosis of femoral neck fracture in high energy ipsilateral femoral shaft fractures - A break-even analysis., Injury, Vol:53, Pages:4099-4103

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