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Last updated: 7 Jul 2020
Mr Davidson is a fellowship-trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in hip surgery, metastatic cancer in the hip & pelvis, and general trauma
His NHS practice is based at Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospitals. His elective clinical practice encompasses all aspects of Hip Surgery, including primary, complex primary joint replacements, high-risk arthroplasty patients and revision (re-do) surgery for all causes including infection. In collaboration with Guy’s Cancer Centre, he also provides a service for metastatic bone disease around the hip and pelvis.
Mr Davidson read medicine at Guy’s King’s & St Thomas’ school of medicine & dentistry, King’s College London, before completing his orthopaedic training on the prestigious Guy’s and St Thomas rotation. He is double fellowship-trained having completed subspecialty fellowship training in the Bone Tumour Unit at the RNOH (Stanmore), before completing an adult reconstruction and joint arthroplasty fellowship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia.
Mr Davidson was the recipient of two European travelling fellowships to visit centres of Orthopaedic excellence. He won both the European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) and British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Singhal Fellowships. He used these opportunities to visit the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (Bologna, Italy) and Leiden University Medical Centre (Leiden, Netherlands) where he gained further experience in complex reconstruction techniques such as the use of block allograft and massive endoprostheses.
Mr Davidson has an extensive research background, most recently winning the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS) video prize in 2019 for work on Reconstruction of Severe Acetabular Defects at Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty which he conducted whilst working for Professors Solomon and Howie whilst in Adelaide. He has completed a postgraduate diploma in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Brighton as well as Masters in Surgical Technology from Imperial College London. He has presented his research widely with over 50 national & international presentations. Mr Davidson’s current research focus is in the Outcomes related to high-risk hip arthroplasty and as such he is currently enrolled in a PhD at King’s College London.
In addition to his clinical commitments, Mr Davidson is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London, where he is heavily involved in undergraduate education as an undergraduate tutor and educational supervisor. He has a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Cambridge. Mr Davidson is also a member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and regularly involved in the training of junior and senior orthopaedic trainees.
Mr Davidson has an active interest in Medical Negligence having completed a Master of Laws (LLM) at the Cardiff School of Law, Cardiff University.
This wide breadth of training and research means that Mr Davidson uses the best evidence to inform patients on the best options for them when it comes to the management of their orthopaedic problems.
Areas of interest
Hip pain; Hip arthritis; Hip bursitis; Hip replacement; Bespoke and custom Hip replacement; Revision (redo) Hip replacement; Minimally invasive surgery; Bone and joint infection; Trauma; Fractures; Sprains; Ligament and Tendon injuries; Sports injuries; Tendonitis; Lower limb sports injuries; Muscle injuries.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Hip Surgeon
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
King's College London
- MBBS King's College London 2004
- MSc(DIC) Surgical Technology Imperial College London 2008
- PgDip Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Brighton 2012
- LLM Master in Laws Cardiff University 2012
- PgCert Medical Education University of Cambridge 2019
- MRCSEd Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh 2007
- MFSTEd Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh 2020
- FRCSEd Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh 2013
Reference number 6105086
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association
British HIp Society
Royal Society Medicine