Dr Harry Hothi

Dr Harry Hothi is an orthopaedic engineer with a background in mechanical (BEng) and biomedical (MSc, PhD) engineering. He is manager of the London Implant Retrieval Centre, based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore, London, UK.

He leads and supports key research projects related to the analysis of failed medical implants which have led to (1) more than 28 journal papers that are either published or in press, (2) over 50 acceptances of abstracts to leading international conferences and (3) collaboration with over 50 co-authors consisting of surgeons, engineers, scientists, statisticians and students from Germany, USA, Canada, Finland, China, Switzerland and across the UK. 

His current research focus is on improving understanding of the mechanisms behind hip taper junction material loss.

He has lectured to undergraduate and postgraduate students, is currently supervising 3 PhD students and has previously supervised 12 MSc/BSc students that have all presented their work at international conferences and/or submitted manuscripts for peer-review.

Additionally, he has raised over £160,000 to support projects including the funding if his PhD student has runs independent projects for the LIRC, funded by manufacturers including DePuy and Stryker.

He is a 2016 British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) travelling fellow.

Key Papers