Mr Gavin Macpherson

Mr Gavin Macpherson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gavin Macpherson at Spire include:


Other treatments

• Computer assisted high tibial osteotomy
• Computer assisted total knee replacement
• Robotic assisted hip replacement
• Robotic assisted partial knee replacement

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Professional profile

Availability - Spire Shawfair: Monday. Spire Murrayfield: Ad hoc.

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where I exclusively treat patients with hip and knee problems.

My orthopaedic training was undertaken in Edinburgh before moving to Sydney, Australia for sub-specialist fellowship training in joint replacement surgery, lower limb re-alignment surgery and sports knee surgery.

My expertise is in hip and knee replacement surgery including computer assisted surgery, robotic assisted surgery and revision surgery. I have a special interest in young adult knee arthritis and I undertake computer assisted knee re-alignment surgery in younger and more active patients trying to avoid a joint replacement. I also undertake knee arthroscopy for soft tissue problems around the knee such as meniscal tears.

Clinical Interests

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

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Honorary Clinical Tutor, University of Edinburgh

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Personal Profile

I live in Edinburgh with my wife and two children. I enjoy cycling, golf and skiing when time allows.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Dorothy Christie - 0131 446 3048
Private secretary fax 0131 447 5778
Private secretary email