Mr Simon White

Mr Simon White

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Joint pain injections

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I was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Cardiff in 2007. My practice is focused on hip and knee conditions, particularly treatment of hip and knee arthritis and as such, I'm a high volume joint replacement surgeon. I introduced the personalised knee replacement in Cardiff and performed the first knee replacement using this technique in Wales. I lecture and demonstrate to other consultants in the UK and Europe regarding this technique.

I'm a strong believer in the use of implants, with a good track record whilst allowing room for innovation. I've joined the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP) and Beyond Compliance national committees to scrutinise the performance of both new and established implants utilised in the UK for joint replacement.

I regularly deliver presentations of my research and results at British Hip Society, British Association for Surgery of the Knee, British Orthopaedic Association and European Federation of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. I'm actively involved in projects with Cardiff University and Arthritis Research UK.

I train surgeons on the All-Wales specialist training scheme, visiting senior Fellows as well as student doctors. I interview, examine and teach students for Cardiff University. My specialist interests are enhanced or rapid recovery surgery. And I lead the focus group at University Hospital of Wales for enhanced recovery surgery, as well as publish and research on this topic.


General Medical Council Number: C4293484

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Additional information

Hip surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

Special clinical interests: Rapid recovery hip and knee replacements, personalised knee replacements, partial knee replacements.

Over the years I have contributed to numerous peer-reviewed articles published in the following journals:

  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (now Bone and Joint Journal)
  • The Knee
  • Hip International
  • Injury
  • European Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England

I am also a reviewer for the journal publications above.

Media Coverage

Article on first personalised knee replacement in Wales : Don's knee a new cap for Wales
July 2010

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Llandough

Honorary Lecturer, Cardiff University

I am a keen football fan and have supported Southampton since childhood years. I enjoy rugby union. Much of my time is spent ferrying my three boys to various music or sporting events or down at the beach with the family and two dogs.

Telephone 029 2073 1112
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