Mr Simon Pearce
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Mr Pearce trained at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School graduating in 2002 achieving Honorary Life Membership for academic, sporting and executive committee contributions. He underwent surgical training in several prestigious London teaching hospitals including the Kings College Surgical Rotation, St Mary’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and St George’s Hospital. He was a registrar on the South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation before being appointed as a Consultant in Conquest and Eastbourne Hospitals in 2014.
Mr Pearce spent a year in Sydney, Australia on a Professorial Fellowship with some of the world’s leading surgeons in hip and knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery and then a further six months in Guy’s Hospital, London on a Fellowship in knee surgery. This experience of the leading edge of surgery included the latest implant technology not yet available on the market, using real-time computer navigation insertion techniques and bespoke patient matched instruments. He has continued his interest in research and innovation and has several patents in medical technology including devices aimed at reducing infection rates in major surgery.
Mr Pearce also enjoys teaching surgeons-in-training as well as other healthcare professionals. He has taught on the South East Thames Orthopaedic programme and as invited faculty on courses for Consultant exams.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Pearce at Spire include:
Spire Sussex Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Mr Pearce is married with three young children. He grew up in the South East of England but spent nine years in international schools in Europe and two years in the US.
He enjoys playing all racquet sports and is the previous winner of county championships in badminton and captained university teams for both tennis and badminton. He continues to play at a league-winning competitive club level. Whilst in Sydney he was part of the winning crew in a 48ft yacht in the Sydney Hospitals Boat Race.
As an undergraduate, he was interested in expedition and aerospace medicine. He was one of only two international medical students accepted onto the NASA Aerospace Medicine Rotation at the Kennedy Space Centre. He was invited to present to the Royal Geographic Society (RGS) and was subsequently awarded Fellowship of the RGS. He continues to enjoy travelling with his family.