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.




Darwood A, Hurst SA, Villatte G, et al., 2022, Novel robotic technology for the rapid intraoperative manufacture of patient-specific instrumentation allowing for improved glenoid component accuracy in shoulder arthroplasty: a cadaveric study, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol:31, ISSN:1058-2746, Pages:561-570

Brodén C, Reilly P, Khanna M, et al., 2022, CT-based micromotion analysis method can assess early implant migration and development of radiolucent lines in cemented glenoid components: a clinical feasibility study., Acta Orthop, Vol:93, Pages:277-283

Davies A, Lloyd T, Sabharwal S, et al., 2022, Anatomical shoulder replacements in young patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Shoulder and Elbow, ISSN:1758-5732

van Der Kruk E, Silverman AK, Reilly P, et al., 2021, Compensation due to age-related decline in sit-to-stand and sit-to-walk, Journal of Biomechanics, Vol:122, ISSN:0021-9290

van der Kruk E, Silverman AK, Koizia L, et al., 2021, Age-related compensation: Neuromusculoskeletal capacity, reserve & movement objectives, Journal of Biomechanics, Vol:122, ISSN:0021-9290

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