Mr Simon Burtt

Mr Simon Burtt

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB BS, BSc, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Burtt at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Foot and Ankle surgery

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Professional profile

I am an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with a subspecialty interest in foot and ankle surgery and lower limb surgery. I believe in tailoring non-operative and operative treatment options to the individual. I trained on the South East Thames orthopaedic higher surgical rotation between 2000 and 2006, and was appointed to my current post in 2007. I successfully completed a Fellowship in sports medicine at Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia in 2005, and a visitation to Dr Pascal Rippstein, co-developer of the Mobility Ankle Replacement at the Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland in October 2011.

I perform the following procedures: hip replacement, knee replacement, ankle replacement or fusion, arthroscopy for knee and ankle conditions, foot and ankle surgery and bunion surgery.

Clinical Interests

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery

Arthroscopic Anterior Ligament Reconstruction. Trauma Surgery.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / London / 1994
Undergraduate Medical Degree

BSc / London / 1994
Bachelor of Science

FRCS(Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons, London / 2006
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS(Tr & Orth) / Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia / 2005
Higher training in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Specialist Training Committee - East of England Deanery.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Orthopaedic Tutor, Luton and Dunstable Hospital

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Personal Profile

I live near Harpenden with my wife and family. My hobbies include bridge and cricket.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Anne Gregory
Private secretary telephone 07719 886 496
Private secretary email