Consultant Profile

Mr Simon Burtt

Mr Simon Burtt MB BS, BSc, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Foot Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Surgical education
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Ankle, Knee & Hip replacement
Arthroscopic Anterior Ligament Reconstruction
Trauma Surgery

Research interests:

Achilles Tendonosis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery - Luton & Dunstable Hospital
Orthopaedic Tutor - Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Specialist Training Committee - East of England Deanery

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
07719 886496
Private secretary email address:
Alternate Saturday mornings and every Monday morning
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Burtt is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with a subspecialty interest in foot and ankle surgery and lower limb surgery. He believes in tailoring non-operative and operative treatment options to the individual.

Mr Burtt trained on the South East Thames orthopaedic higher surgical rotation between 2000 and 2006, and was appointed to his current post in 2007. He successfully completed a Fellowship in sports medicine at Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia in 2005, and a visitation to Dr Pascal Rippstein, co-developer of the Mobility Ankle Replacement at the Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland in October 2011.

He performs the following procedures: hip replacement, knee replacement, ankle replacement or fusion, arthroscopy for knee and ankle conditions, foot and ankle surgery and bunion surgery.

Personal profile:

Mr Burtt lives near Harpenden with his wife and family. His hobbies include bridge and cricket.

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