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Simon is a Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon at the Wellington Hospital in St John's Wood and The London Clinic in Marylebone. He focuses exclusively on treating patients with hip and knee problems. He has a particular interest in the treatment of young adults with hip disorders as well as a busy practice undertaking total hip, total knee and partial knee replacement.
Simon completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Southampton. He was appointed to the prestigious academic post on the North-West London orthopaedic training rotation. During this time he completed a PhD at Imperial College London entitled “Improving outcomes from knee arthroplasty” under the supervision of Professor Justin Cobb. This included novel work on implant coating materials and the development of patient specific guides for partial knee replacement surgery.
Simon completed a specialist hip fellowship at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital which has an outstanding reputation for joint replacement surgery. He was subsequently appointed to a hip and knee fellowship at the world renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, where he received specialist training in keyhole hip surgery (arthroscopy) and partial knee replacement surgery, including the industry leading Oxford Partial Knee Replacement. At the end of this fellowship he was appointed as a permanent consultant in the unit. He has received highly specialist training in surgery for hip dysplasia at Guy’s Hospital in London.
Simon has presented or published over 60 papers. He has been awarded multiple prizes for his research work. He is actively involved in hip and knee research projects at the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and Bournemouth University. Current research projects include: the development of new orthopaedic knee implants, stem cell therapies for early hip osteoarthritis, minimally invasive surgical approaches for hip replacement, enhanced recovery following hip replacement surgery and virtual reality training systems for surgeons.
Simon is co-lead for the highly competitive hip and knee fellowship programme in Oxford. He provides training to surgeons from the UK and abroad who have completed their orthopaedic training programme and wish to become specialist hip and knee surgeons.
Simon lives in West London, he spends most of his free time trying to keep up with his three young sons.
Areas of interest
Hip; Hip surgery; Hip labral tear; Femoroacetabular impingement; Snapping hip; Hip arthroscopy; Minimally invasive hip replacement; Hip arthritis; Hip sports injury; Revision hip replacement; Knee; Knee surgery; Knee replacement; Knee arthritis.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
Minimally invasive hip approaches
Patient specific instrumentation
Family. Gym. Football.
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow
Lipman- Kessel Prize
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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2019 National Joint Registry Patient Reported Outcome Measures Report
Mean Oxford Scores - THR
Pre-op 19 (18) Post-op 42 (40) (national average in brackets - higher scores indicate better function, max score 48)
Mean Oxford Scores - TKR
Pre-op 19 (19) Post-op 40 (35) (national average in brackets - higher scores indicate better function, max score 48)
100% Good/Very Good/Excellent for TKR and THR
- BSc(Hons) University of Southampton 2003
- BM University of Southampton 2004
- PhD Imperial College London 2016
- FRCS(Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
Reference number 6100362
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
- The London Clinic 5 Devonshire Place, London,...
- 17:00 - 19:30
- 020 3926 5615
- Wellington Hospital Platinum Medical Centre,...
- 13:00 - 16:30
- 020 3926 5615
Post treatment communication
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Office hours: 02039265615
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