Professor Douglas Dunlop

Professor Douglas Dunlop

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB BCh, FRCS, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth), MD

Specialises in

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Total hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Total knee replacement

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist practice in hip and knee disorders. My basic orthopaedic training was in Edinburgh and I obtained the fellowship of both the Edinburgh and English Royal College of Surgeons in 1994. I qualified as an orthopaedic surgeon in 2000 and was appointed as a consultant at Southampton University Hospitals in 2002.

I have obtained specialist training in all aspects of hip and knee surgery and have been awarded and have completed the following fellowships. Clinical Fellowships: Complex knee, arthroplasty and ligament reconstruction fellow - Edinburgh, 2001. Robin Ling Hip arthroplasty fellow - Exeter, 2000. Travelling fellowships: North American travelling fellowship - Zimmer, 2001. Edinburgh Orthopaedic Club travelling fellowship, 2000.

I have over 30 publications and have contributed book chapters to several books on joint replacement. I am involved in research and was appointed as an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Southampton University in 2004.

My research interests include stem cell research and the use of novel materials in joint replacement surgery. I have won the following research fellowships: University of Exeter honorary research fellow - hip, 2000. Universities of Edinburgh and Adelaide (Australia) research hip fellow, 1998/9.


General Medical Council Number: C3475573

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Douglas Dunlop at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hip and knee

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Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

I was born in Scotland in 1966 and was educated at Tony Blair's old school (Fettes College) in Edinburgh. I read medicine in Cardiff where I met my welsh wife. We have three children and I enjoy skiing, walking, rock climbing, shooting and fishing.

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