Mr William J Harries

MB BS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Orth)

Mr Harries is a NHS Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in the North Bristol NHS Trust. He works in Southmead Hospital, Bristol. Mr Harries specialises in foot and ankle, knee surgery and sports injuries.

Bill is the chairman and a shareholder of SOC Bristol Ltd.

Bill is Past Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society and Past President  of BOFAS.




Website :

Phone :Call Sally +44 117 3171794

Address : SOC Bristol Ltd, Spire Hospital Bristol, Bristol, BS6 6UT, UK



Mr Harries is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, British Orthopaedic foot & ankle Society (BOFAS) and the British Association for surgery of the knee(BASK). He is a member of A/O Trauma


Medico-legal & Medical Negligence Experience

Mr Harries does not undertake medico-legal expert witness work.


Research Interests and Publications

Mr Harries has published in peer reviewed journals and his research interests include fracture fixation and the management of ankle injury. Mr Harries is an expert in bunion surgery and the management of heel pain. Mr Harries continues to publish research and articles on current Orthopaedic Practice. For a list of publications click Harries's Publications: Harries WJ Bristol

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience

Mr Harries has had a broad training in London Bristol and wide experience in Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery. He underwent basic surgical training in London at London Hospital and St Mary's Paddington, and specialist training in Bristol. He has been awarded The Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and is therefore privileged to be listed in the General Medical Council Specialist Register. He has a major interest in sports trauma and Mr Harries has a particular interest in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, arthroplasty of the knee and hip. Bill is also working to develop the regional revision knee arthroplasty service at Southmead. Bill has an interest in reconstruction of ankle and knee ligament injuries. Bill's favorite procedures include arthroscopic surgery around the knee and ankle.


Peer Reviewed Audit

Mr Harries is involved in the systematic critical analysis of his own and his colleagues' standards of medical care as required by the Department of Health.



Mr Harries works in a teaching hospital and is, therefore, responsible for tutoring medical students, physiotherapists and nursing staff.