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Stephen Veitch is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at Salisbury District Hospital and New Hall Hospital. His area of expertise is in managing disorders of the hip and knee, joint replacement and revision surgery, knee arthroscopy, and lower limb reconstruction. He is a fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association and Royal College of Surgeons of England and member of the British Hip Society and British Association for Surgery of the Knee. He has full registration with the General Medical Council and is on the specialist register.
He qualified in Medicine in 1996 (University of Sheffield). Having successfully completed his basic surgical training in Sheffield, he was awarded the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2000. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine from Sheffield University in 2005 following two years of research for his thesis on changes in bone metabolism following tibial fracture.
Mr Veitch successfully completed his Higher Surgical Specialist Registrar training on the South West Peninsula Scheme which included working at the Exeter Hip and Knee Units.He was awarded the Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007 He undertook a six month fellowship at Llandough Hospital, Cardiff specialising in complex hip replacement and revision surgery, and a twelve month fellowship in hip and knee surgery at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He has visited centres of excellence in Chicago, USA and Trondheim, Norway. He was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Salisbury District Hospital in 2010. He has published a number of research articles and has presented his work at national and international meetings. He maintains a high standard of practice and keeps up to date with the latest developments in hip and knee surgery.
Areas of interest
Knee surgery; Hip surgery; Hip and knee replacement; Revision joint replacement surgery; Knee arthroscopy; Meniscal debridement and meniscal repair; Microfracture; Surgery for patellar instability, patella-femoral joint replacement
- Julia Deacon
- Salisbury District Hospital Odstock Road SALISBURY SP2 8BJ
- 01722 410032
- 01722 336439
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Carl Broadbridge Fee Assured
- Dr Kush N Duggal Fee Assured
- Dr William Garrett Not Fee Assured
- Dr Martin Cook Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Salisbury District Hospital and New Hall Hospital.
Enhanced recovery in hip and knee surgery.
Optimising outcomes following hip and knee surgery.
Original Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Journals
Veitch SW, Drag R. Scan for Safety. J of Perioperative Practice 2018
Elmorsy A, Veitch SW et al. Proximal Femoral Cortical Thickness and Medullary Canal Diameter in Soft and Hard Water. Open J of Orthopaedics vol 6 no 3 2016.
A Elmorsey, JA Timperley, S Whitehouse, SW Veitch
Proximal femoral morphology in areas of hard and soft water.
Bone Joint J 2013;95-B SUPP 18: 25
SW Veitch, SL Whitehouse, JR Howell, MW Hubble, G Gie, AJ Timperley
The concentric all-polyethylene Exeter acetabular component in primary total hip replacement. JBJS (Br) 2010; 92-B: 1351-5.
SW Veitch, RM Stroud, AD Toms. Compaction Bone Grafting in Tibial Plateau Fracture Fixation. J Trauma 2010; 68:980-3.
SW Veitch, SA Jones. Preventing dislocation in primary THR. Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2009;23(1):35-9.
S Veitch, SM Blake, HG David. Proximal scaphoid costo-osteochondral replacement arthroplasty. JBJS (Br) 2007; 89-B:196-201.
SW Veitch, SC Findlay, AJ Hamer, A Blumsohn, R Eastell, BM Ingle. Changes in bone mass and bone turnover following tibial shaft fracture. Osteoporos Int. 2006;17(3):364-72.
SW Veitch, SC Findlay, BM Ingle, CJ Ibbotson, AJ Hamer, R Eastell. Accuracy and precision of peripheral quantitative computed tomography measurements at the tibial metaphysis. J Clin Densitom. 2004 Summer;7(2):209-17.
SW Veitch, JA Fernandes, M Bell, TWD Smith. Synovial cell sarcoma presenting as spasmodic flatfoot. The Foot 2003;13:114-8.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBChB Sheffield 1996
- Doctor of Medicine (Research) Sheffield 2005
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2000
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
Reference number 4297732
Details of entry to specialist register
- Date of entry to specialist register, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of British Hip Society
Member of British Association for Surgery of the Knee
- New Hall Hospital, SP5 4EY
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 01722 410032
- New Hall Hospital, SP5 4EY - Week 5 only
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 01722 410032
Post treatment communication
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New Hall Hospital 01722 422333