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.
Joint replacement surgery.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh & Royal Hospital for Sick Children EdinburghHonorary Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghBritish Orthopaedic Association
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.
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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