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Jac Ciampolini

Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry



Mr. Ciampolini is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Peninsula Orthopaedic Treatment Centre in Plymouth.

As a postgraduate he achieved the Fellowship qualifications - FRCS (Eng.) and FRCS (Tr. and Orth.) from the Royal College of Surgeons.

Before joining the Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre he was a hip and knee arthroplasty Fellow at the Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane. Before that he held Specialist Registrar posts at Derriford Hospital, the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter and Torbay Hospital.

He is member of the British Orthopaedic Association and of the British Hip Society

He has a sub-specialist interest in revision hip and knee replacement.

Professional membership

British Orthopaedic Association (Fellow)
Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow)
British Hip Society (Member)

Research interests

Deep prosthetic infection (hip and knee replacement)
Blood conservation in hip and knee replacement

Ciampolini J, Hubble M. Early failure of total hip replacements implanted at distant hospitals to reduce waiting list. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2005 Jan;87(1):31-5

Ciampolini J, Timperley AJ, Morgan M. Prosthetic joint infection by cat scratch. J R Soc Med. 2004 Sep;97(9):441-2.

Ciampolini J, KS Eyres. An aid to femoral nail removal.
Injury 2003 Mar; 34 (3): 229-31.

Ciampolini J, Gargan MF, Newman JH. Arthrodesis of the distal tibiofibular joint for a large osteochondroma in an adult.
Foot & Ankle Int: 1999 ; 20 (10):657-8.

Ciampolini J, Grey J, Harding K: Understanding Chronic Bacterial Osteomyelitis-Why antibiotics fail so often. (Review paper).
Postgrad Med J 2000 Aug;76(898):479-83

Ciampolini J. Should we have guidelines on trainee's research?
Ann R Coll Surg Eng 1999; 81: 79 (suppl).

Drew P, Ciampolini J, Dickson WJ. Use of crossmatched blood in burns surgery- the Dye formula revisited.
Burns 1999; 25 (7): 651-4.

Ciampolini J, Boyce DE, Shandall AA. Adult hernia surgery in Wales revisited: impact of the guidelines of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Ann R Coll Surg Eng 1998; 80: 335-8.

Ciampolini J, Kumar S, Dickson WA. A new variant of avulsion of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus tendon.
Ital J Orthop Traumatol 1998; 24 (4): 537-540.

Boyce DE, Ciampolini J, Ruge F, Murison MSC, Harding KG. Inflammatory-cell subpopulations in keloid scars.
Br J Plast Surg. 2001 Sep;54(6):511-6.