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David graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2000. He completed his registrar training in Glasgow in 2014 and then spent 18 months in further sub specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery in Melbourne, Australia and in the UK at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. He has been a consultant specialising in shoulder and elbow orthopaedic surgery since his appointment to NHS Worcestershire in February 2016.
Areas of interest
Elective and trauma shoulder/elbow surgery for adults; shoulder arthroscopic (key-hole) and open surgery; rotator cuff repair; biceps repair; decompression surgery; acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ) excision and or stabilisation; frozen shoulder release; arthrolysis; shoulder replacement (arthroplasty) and reverse shoulder replacement (arthroplasty); clavicle and humerus fracture fixation; open elbow surgery for elbow stiffness and early osteo-arthritis; tennis elbow and golfers elbow release; ulnar nerve decompression; distal biceps and triceps repair.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Kidderminster Hospital & Treatment Centre
Orthopaedic trauma surgery
Nail Gun Injuries to the Hand. Hussey K, Knox D, Lambah A, Curnier AP, Holmes JD, Davies M. Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection & Critical Care 2008; 64(1): 170-173.
Impact of Trochanteric Heterotopic Ossification on Measurement of Femoral Bone Density Following Cemented Total Hip Replacement. Downing M, Knox D, Gibson PH, Reid D, Potter A, Ashcroft GP. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2008; 26(10): 1334-1339.
Early Catastrophic Acetabular Failure in Furlong Total Hip Replacements. Knox D, Hamilton SW, Wardlaw D, Gibson PH. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009; 10(1): 39-42.
Subcutaneous Anthrax in Three Intravenous Drug Users. A New Clinical Diagnosis. Knox D, Murray G, Millar M, Hamilton D, Connor M, Ferdinand RD, Jones GA. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 2011; 93(3): 414-417.
Renal impairment after high dose flucloxacillin and single dose gentamicin prophylaxis in patients undergoing elective hip and knee replacement. Challagundla SR, Knox D, Hawkins A, Hamilton D, Flynn R, Robertson S, Isles C. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation 2013; 28(3): 612-19.
Elbow Dislocation with Complete Triceps Avulsion. Karuppiah SV, Knox D. Case Reports in Orthopaedics 2014; article ID 636504: doi:10.1155/2014/636504.
Prosthesis Design and Placement in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Ackland DC, Patel M, Knox D. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research 2015; 10: 101
A Hybrid Approach to Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fixation. Rawlings M, Knox D, Patel M, Ackland D. Injury 2016; 47(4): 893-98.
- BSc, MB ChB University of Aberdeen 2000
- FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery) The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2014
Reference number 4700218
Details of entry to specialist register
- David James Greig Knox, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
International Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AO Trauma Member
- Droitwich Spa BMIHospital, St Andrews Road,...
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01905 793333
- The Spire Clinic, 29 Worcester Road, Droitwich,...
- 12:30 - 14:30
- 01905 402547
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr David Knox 0121 649 0225