Consultant Profile

Professor David Barrett

Professor David Barrett 
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injury
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor of Orthopaedic Engineering, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Executive Member of the British Society of Surgery of the Knee
  • International Association for Surgery of the Knee
Financial interests/shares:

Professor David Barrett is a director Mosaic Enterprise Limited which provides consultancy services to the Hospital for up to 100 days per year. Duties include undertaking corporate orthopaedic clinical case reviews, development and piloting of clinical outcome audits, Independence appraisals, clinical advisory and development to the Perform Centre together with Mentorship programmes.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
023 8077 6877
Private secretary telephone number:
Bernice Allison
Private secretary fax:
023 8077 7235
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

David Barrett qualified in 1983 from St Bartholomew's Medical College and subsequently undertook his orthopaedic training in London, Reading and Oxford. During his orthopaedic training he developed an active interest in surgery of the knee and subsequent research interests that led to him taking up a Fellowship in Knee Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Boston in 1991. He continued his academic interest on returning to London and was later awarded the prestigious Arris and Gale Lectureship by the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993 in recognition of his research work in knee surgery. Further work was awarded the President's Medal of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee. Subsequently Professor David Barrett was elected to the American, British and Canadian Travelling Fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association in 1994.

Appointed to Southampton University Hospital in 1994 as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with an exclusive interest in surgery of the knee joint, he developed his interests in the mechanical reconstruction and replacement of the knee. He developed working research relationships with academic and commercial groups in knee joint design, particularly in the United States of America and Australia, travelling widely to lecture on topics of knee joint design, in vivo movement and pre-clinical modelling. Professor Barrett has given key note addresses on these topics to the Orthopaedic Associations of Australia, Japan, America and France. Professor Barrett is an Executive Committee Member of the British Association of Surgery of the Knee and a Scientific Committee Member of the European Association of the Knee.

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Professor David Barrett

Professor David Barrett Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

Mosaic Orthopaedic Care

Mosaic Orthopaedic Care, based at Spire Southampton Hospital

Professor David Barrett is part of Mosaic Orthopaedic Care, based at Spire Southampton Hospital. Call us on 0845 094 3337 or for further information click here.

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