Consultant Profile

Mr Philip Simpson

Mr Philip Simpson BSc Hons MBChB FRCSEd (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Mr Simpson specialises in surgery of the lower limb and has a particular interest in hip and knee replacement where he has experience in surgery performed for the first time (primary surgery) and in situations where the previous joint replacement fails and requires a redo (revision surgery). Mr Simpson also has experience of performing joint replacements in very young patients and in patients with prior deformities such as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Mr Simpson enjoys the teaching and training of other surgeons and regularly teaches on cadaveric hip and knee replacement courses.

Research interests:

Joint replacement surgery.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh & Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh
Honorary Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh

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

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 446 3048
Private secretary fax:
0131 447 5778
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Simpson studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where he also attained a BSc honours degree. He completed his orthopaedic training in South East Scotland before spending a year working as a fellow at The Prince Charles and HolySpirit Northside hospitals in Brisbane, specialising in hip and knee surgery using computer navigation.

Personal profile:

Mr Simpson lives in Edinburgh with his wife and daughter.  He has a passion for sport and has represented his country at both gymnastics and rugby and was formerly contracted professionally to the SRU.

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Mr Philip Simpson

Mr Philip Simpson Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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