Consultant Profile

Mr David Selvey

Mr David Selvey MBBCH(SA), FRCS Glasgow, FCS SA (Orth), MMed (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
Special clinical interests:

Upper Limb Surgery

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01905 362 220
Private secretary:
Karie Burbeck
Private secretary telephone number:
07831 894754/01905 799 127
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday afternoon and Saturday morning
Background Information 
Professional profile:

David was born in South Africa and completed his undergraduate training at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He continued his junior training in the UK before returning to South Africa, first to work in the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service at Johannesburg General Hospital and then to specialise in Orthopaedic Surgery in Cape Town. Here he acquired the South African Colleges Fellowship in Orthopaedic as well as a Masters of medicine in Orthopaedics.

He then moved to Ireland to Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital where he completed an Upper Limb Fellowship in Dublin with James Colville and Darragh Hynes.  He followed this with a year hip and knee arthroplasty fellowship at Cappagh with John O’Byrne.  David also went on to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, Canada to do a trauma fellowship with Joe Schatska.

In 2001 he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in Redditch.   He has a successful private practice in Droitwich Spa where he specialises in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

David has always had a passion for improving not only surgical techniques and hands on patient care but also in improving the processes involved in managing patient work flow, information accuracy and accessibility.

Personal profile:

David is married with 4 children and lives in the countryside near Inkberrow in Worcestershire. He is a keen swimmer, cyclist and runner. David has ambitions of writing a novel when he finally finds the time.

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Mr David Selvey

Mr David Selvey Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Worcester, private hospital specialist.

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