Consultant Profile

Mr David Higgs

Mr David Higgs BM, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Hip replacement and alternative bearings in the younger patient, management of peri-prosthetic hip fractures

Research interests:

Prevention of thrombo-embolism, templating prior to hip surgery with digital radiography.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Sharon Ward
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8076 4390
Private secretary fax:
023 8076 4308
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr David Higgs graduated locally from the University of Southampton in 1994 and progressed through basic surgical training in Wessex, Bristol and Plymouth. Mr Higgs returned to Wessex for Higher Surgical Training in 2003. He is fellowship trained in hip surgery and commenced his consultant post in 2009 at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and is currently the Trauma Lead for the department.

Personal profile:

Mr David Higgs was schooled at the John Hampden Grammar School for Boys in High Wycombe. He is married with 2 children and enjoys running, gardening and work!

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Mr David Higgs

Mr David Higgs Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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