Imperial College London

Mr Peter Reilly

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Visiting Reader







Department of OrthopaedicsNorfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





Mainly collaborating with colleagues in the bioengineering and mechanical engineering departments, with a focus on shoulder and elbow in the clinical fields of sports, trauma and orthopaedics.

Publications in bioengineering, orthopaedic surgery, and trauma. Research programme including postgraduate supervision to PhD and MD(Res) level.

Higher Degree Supervision

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PhD Alastair Darwood 

Co supervisors  Spyros Masouros and Arul Ramasamy

PhD Andra Topan

Co supervisor Anthony Bull

PhD Andrew Davies 

Co supervisors Anthony Bull and Alex Liddle 



MD (Res) Ravi Popat

Co supervisor Ulrich Hansen

Computed tomography assessment of anatomical total shoulder replacements. 2020

PhD Sam Smith

Co supervisor Anthony Bull

Musculoskeletal reserve: Quantification of physical frailty in the elderly. 2018 

PhD Christian Klempt

Co supervisor Anthony Bull

Customisation of musculoskeletal shoulder modelling. 2018 

MD (Res) Sanjeeve Sabharwal 

Co supervisor Chim Gupte

The Health and Economic Outcomes of Managing Proximal Humeral Fractures in the Elderly. 2017

MD (Res) Simon Hurst

Co supervisor Justin Cobb

Electronic Patient Centred Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery. 2016

MD (Res) Simon Thompson

Co supervisors Anthony Bull and Roger Emery

The central Tendon of the supraspinatus: structure and biomechanics. 2014


Book Chapters

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Reilly P, Fertleman M “Orthopaedics” Clinical Negligence 5th Edition.  Bloomsbury ; 2015

Reilly P “Pathology of cuff tears” Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics  Oxford University Press ; 2011

Reilly P, Sankey A, Emery R “Biomechanics of Shoulder Instability” Shoulder  Instability 2010 : 9 -16 Timeo Editore , Bologna (Italy)

Sankey A, Reilly P, Emery R “Classification of Shoulder Instability” Shoulder Instability 2010 : 17-23 Timeo Editore , Bologna (Italy)

Baring T, Emery R, Reilly P.  "Management of rotator cuff disease: specific treatment for specific disorders." Best Practice and Research Clinical Rheumatology 21(2): 279-94. Brighton: Rapid Medical Media; 2007.