Mr Jonathan Cowie

Mr Jonathan Cowie

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

BMBS, BMedSci (Hons), FRCS

Specialises in

  • Hip surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • MAKO robot-assisted hip and knee surgery
  • Foot surgery

I'm a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon for Spire Edinburgh and the NHS, Fife.

Having graduated at The University of Nottingham and then undertaking basic surgical training in Nottingham and Sydney, Australia I moved to Edinburgh. I completed Orthopaedic training in Edinburgh. I then travelled to Brisbane, Australia for a hip and knee replacement fellowship under the tutelage of Professor Ross Crawford - one of Australia's leading research surgeons. Professor Crawford was the first Australian surgeon to perform a robotically-assisted hip replacement.

I have presented research work both in the UK and at various European meetings.

I currently work in Fife performing elective hip, knee and foot operations on a regular basis.


General Medical Council Number: C6054797

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jonathan Cowie at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot surgery
  • Hip revision surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Medico-legal
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Robot-assisted MAKO partial knee replacement
  • Robot-assisted MAKO total hip replacement
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Sports injury

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Additional information

Orthopaedic surgery
Foot surgery
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries
Knee surgery

Hip replacement primary and revision surgery Knee surgery – replacements and arthroscopy Forefoot surgery

Professional memberships

British Medical Association

British Orthopaedic Association

British Hip Society

British Knee Society

Outcomes in hip and knee replacement surgery.

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, NHS Fife.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Of Edinburgh.

Originally from Northern Ireland I now live in Edinburgh. I am married to Jo, a local GP in Stockbridge with three young boys. I enjoy golf, cricket and racquet sports. He is a member of Bruntsfield Links Golf Society and Edinburgh Sports Club.  I am a medical contractor for the Scottish Rugby Union.