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Mr Simon Palmer is an Orthopaedic consultant, with British & Specialist Australian expertise in surgery of the lower limb including foot and ankle surgery and knee surgery. He also has world wide recognised experience in trauma and sports injuries.He now works and lives in West Sussex.
Mr Palmer qualified as a doctor in 1990 receiving his degree from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London. His initial surgical training included St Mary’s Hospital and The Hammersmith Hospital London. After demonstrating anatomy in London he was made a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994 before accepting a research fellowship in orthopaedics and trauma at Bath University. Here he attained an MSc in Sports Injuries. He completed a six year specialist registrar training in orthopaedics and trauma in Oxford, working at the John Radcliffe Hospital Trauma Unit and at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, thence obtaining the intercollegiate speciality examination in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He was then privileged to be admitted to the Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics at the GMC(General Medical Council) on 27th May 2002.
Prior to his current post as a Sussex Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Worthing, Shoreham, Chichester,Goring Hall Private Hospital and the Nuffield Private Hospitals in Chichester and Brighton, Mr. Palmer worked as a Consultant in orthopaedic surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. Mr Palmer is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical school (University of Sussex), is an Educational Supervisor to trainee junior surgeons, is a surgical trainer and teaches surgical podiatrists techniques in foot surgery and bunion correction. He is the clinical lead for research in his department.
Areas of interest
Knee surgery; Joint replacements (INCLUDING JOINT AND LIGAMENT PRESERVING PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT AND ANKLE REPLACEMENT); Cartilage repair; Foot surgery(ESP MINIMALLY INVASIVE BUNION SURGERY); Ankle surgery; Sports injuries
- Carole King
- BMI Goring Hall Hospital Bodiam Avenue GORING-BY-SEA BN12 5AT
- 07555 300618
- 07555 300618
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Courses offered to GPs
Advances in minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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Reference number 3485350
- BMI Goring Hall Hospital, BN12 5AT
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 01903 707325
- Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital, BN2 6DX
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01273 624488
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)
Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (5-50)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)
Multiple procedures on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - bilateral - (1-5)
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