Professor Douglas Dunlop

Professor Douglas Dunlop

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB BCh, FRCS, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Douglas Dunlop at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Southampton Hospital

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Professional profile

Douglas Dunlop is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist practice in hip and knee disorders. His basic orthopaedic training was in Edinburgh and he obtained the fellowship of both the Edinburgh and English Royal College of Surgeons in 1994. He qualified as an orthopaedic surgeon in 2000 and was appointed as a consultant at Southampton University Hospitals in 2002.

Douglas has obtained specialist training in all aspects of hip and knee surgery and has been awarded and has completed the following fellowships. Clinical Fellowships: Complex knee, arthroplasty and ligament reconstruction fellow - Edinburgh, 2001. Robin Ling Hip arthroplasty fellow - Exeter, 2000. Travelling fellowships: North American travelling fellowship - Zimmer, 2001. Edinburgh Orthopaedic Club travelling fellowship, 2000.

Douglas Dunlop has over 30 publications and has contributed book chapters to several books on joint replacement. He is involved in research and was appointed as an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Southampton University in 2004. His research interests include stem cell research and the use of novel materials in joint replacement surgery. He has won the following research fellowships: University of Exeter honorary research fellow - hip, 2000. Universities of Edinburgh and Adelaide (Australia) research hip fellow, 1998/9.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

Douglas Dunlop was born in Scotland in 1966 and was educated at Tony Blair's old school (Fettes College) in Edinburgh. He read medicine in Cardiff where he met his welsh wife. They have three children and he enjoys skiing, walking, rock climbing, shooting and fishing.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group Plc

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Private contact details

Private secretary Sharon Hurst
Private secretary fax 023 8076 4308
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