Simon focuses exclusively on treating patients with complex hip and knee problems. He has a particular interest in hip and pelvis related issues. He performs a high volume of hip replacements, hip arthroscopy, revision hip replacement and hip injections each year.
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 under the supervision of Professor Justin Cobb. This included novel work on implant coating materials and the development of patient specific guides for 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 and now co-leads the fellowship programme, teaching the next generation of hip and knee surgeons. He has received highly specialist training in surgery for hip dysplasia at Guy’s Hospital in London and is lead for the adult peri-acetabular osteotomy service in Oxford.
Simon is a firm believer in offering patients evidence based treatments. He is actively involved in developing the evidence base in hip and knee surgery through leading and participating in research projects. He has produced over 60 papers and conference presentations. 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.
Simon lives in West London, he spends most of his free time trying to keep up with his three young sons.
Simon is a highly respected surgeon. From an early stage Simon showed himself to be a safe and effective clinician. This is evidenced by his elective practice. As a young adult hip specialist he is a fantastic communicator and makes sure that his patients are fully understanding of all the management options available for their particular condition.
Simon is a true hip expert and specialist with excellent surgical skills. He has a great manner which puts patients at ease. I would be very happy for him to treat my friends and relatives.
Simon is a highly professional, caring and dedicated surgeon. He has an excellent academic pedigree and a great bedside manner with all patients. He is always calm, considerate and sensible. I would highly recommend him and would let him operate on me.
Simon is an outstanding surgeon who has real national expertise in young patients with hip disorders. He is also an excellent joint replacement surgeon with a friendly, calm, kind disposition. I would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone seeking a hip or knee opinion.