Education and Training


BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, MFSTEd, MFSEM (UK), MSc (Tr & Orth), 

FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRACS (Ortho), FAOrthA

Dr Lidder graduated from Royal Free and University College Medical School in London before undertaking his training throughout major London hospitals including The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore, The Royal London Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. After completing his orthopaedic speciality training and examinations he gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons as a specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2017. He concurrently sat and was awarded membership to the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK and membership to the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Dr Lidder then chose to pursue dual sub-speciality training in both lower limb arthroplasty (hip and knee replacements) and pelvic trauma undertaking recognised fellowships in both America and Australia. He was awarded the prestigious AO Fellowship to pursue his fellowship training at R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Centre, Baltimore. He also completed a Masters in Trauma and Orthopaedics with his final thesis on the use of short metaphyseal loading cement-less stems in hip arthroplasty.


Whilst on fellowship in Australia he met his wife, Olivia, and proceeded to undertake specialist recognition in Australia and was successful in the Australasian fellowship exam. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and as a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA).