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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Philip Simpson at Spire include:
Availability - Murrayfield: Tuesday 9am-11am, Friday 2pm-5pm.
I studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where I also attained a BSc honours degree. I completed my 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.
I specialise in surgery of the lower limb and have a particular interest in hip and knee replacement where I have 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).
I also have experience of performing joint replacements in very young patients and in patients with prior deformities such as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). I enjoy teaching and training other surgeons and regularly teaches on cadaveric hip and knee replacement courses.
Research interests: Joint replacement surgery.
Hip revision surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Special Clinical Interests: Robotic arm assisted surgery
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh & Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh
Honorary Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh
I live in Edinburgh with my wife, son and daughter. I have a passion for sport and have represented my country at both gymnastics and rugby and was formerly contracted professionally to the SRU.Back to top
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24 September 2018
At Spire Hospitals we work with a number of leading orthopaedic consultants, specialising in the treatment of spinal con…