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Last updated: 11 May 2020
David qualified from The Royal Free Hospital, undertook a BSc at St Mary's Hospital and was awarded his fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999. He has been a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Northampton General Hospital (NGH) since 2001. He has a specialist interest in lower limb arthroplasty and sports medicine, completing a years fellowship at SPORTSMED.SA, Adelaide, South Australia.
He redesign the elective Orthopaedic pathway at NGH to achieve the best possible outcome for patients following hip and knee replacements.
He has been the Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon for Northampton Saints Rugby Football Club since 2004. He gained a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
David represented England in the Students Rugby world cup in 1988 and played for Saracens Rugby Club first XV.
Areas of interest
Hip disorders; Knee surgery; Trauma; Knee replacement surgery; revision knee replacement surgery; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Hip replacement surgery; revision hip replacement; Joint replacements; Sports injuries; Cartilage repair; Anterior knee pain; Knee pain; Degenerative knee disorders; Knee arthroscopy; Lower limb trauma; Lower limb arthroplasty; Arthroplasty; Soft tissue reconstruction; Arthritis; trauma surgery; Chondral surgery;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Northampton General Hospital
Sports surgery related to the knee with chondral, meniscal and ligamentous operations.
I look after an increasing number of children/adolescents with sports and overuse injuries.
I am the Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon at Northampton Saints Rugby Club. He represented England in the Rugby Students World Cup in1998 and played for Saracens Rugby Football Club.
I continue to play sport including skiing, golf, tennis and occasional cricket and hockey.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Basic
Postural sway and balance testing:A comparison of normal and ACL deficient knees
Gait and Posture. 8(1998) 136-142
Orthopaedic solutios for the haemophiliac ankle. Haemophilia (1995) 1. 911-96
Interacting constraints and the emergence of postural sway behaviour in ACL deficient subjects. J. of Motor behaviour 1999 Vol 31. No4 358-366
Courses offered to GPs
David talks regularly at the Northampton Sports Medicine and Science meeting. He talks to patient groups and allied health professionals about knee injuries.
I have given talks at local PCT protected learning meetings and visited Genneral Practitioner surgeries.
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- BSc Clinical Science. University of London. St Mary's Hospital 1989
- MB BS University of London 1990
- FRCS (London) Applied Basic Science Royal College Surgeons of England 1993
- FRCS (England) London 1994
- FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) England 1999
- Certificate of Completion of higher surgical training Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training 2000
- Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine Royal College Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013
- Fellowship in Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine SPORTSMED.SA , South Australia 1999
Reference number 3455926
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of higher surgical training, 2000
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
British Association of Sports and Execise Medicine
British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine
- BMI Three Shires Hospital, The...
- 08:30 - 13:30
- 01604 795412
- The County Clinic
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01604 795412
- The Woodlands Hospital, Kettering
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01604 795412
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