Cristian Nita - Consultant Knee Surgeon

Cristian Nita is a renowned orthopaedic surgeon with nearly twenty years’ experience. Cristian is currently bringing his expertise to the award-winning not-for-profit, Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital. He also works as a consultant with the North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust at Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

Cristian is recognised as a highly respected specialist in his medical field. His skills and status are reflected by him working in the Cumbrian NHS unit, known as one of the busiest osteotomy centres in the UK.

Cristian’s current clinical coverage includes Carlisle, Penrith, Workington, Keswick and areas across the Lake District and now his appointment to Nuffield Health Newcastle will enable more people to access his clinical expertise across the wider North East.

Cristian specialises in lower limb arthroplasty, soft tissue knee reconstruction and young adult knee preservation surgery – areas of expertise he’s built up over the past decade.

He also offers other expert procedures including total hip and knee arthroplasty; partial knee arthroplasty; arthroscopic meniscal repair / partial meniscectomies; chondroplasty of articular cartilage; cartilage repair using micro fractures, nano fractures and bioscaffolds; and knee ligament reconstruction using autograft or allograft.

Cristian is married to wife Anca, who works as a consultant at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle and they have a son, Andrei, aged 11. Cristian originally trained as a trauma surgeon back in his homeland of Romania.

Cristian spent four years gaining priceless knowledge and experience by working as part of two successful Fellowship programmes in the region at the Sunderland Royal Hospital and the Harrogate District Hospital.