Simon is a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon based at South Tees NHS Trust. Simon has a specialist interest in hip and knee replacement, revision surgery including the management of fractures and infection around joint replacements, and bone cancer. He was a National Joint Registry research fellow in 2012. During this period he completed his PhD with a thesis entitled ‘Rationalisation of hip replacement prostheses using evidence from linked national databases’.
Simon is the lead clinician for prosthetic joint infection and orthopaedic oncology groups within the Trust, and sits on the national Orthopaedic Device Evaluation Panel (ODEP) Committee. He also represents the British Hip Society at the National Joint Registry.
Simon has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed research papers published in orthopaedic and general medical journals and several book chapters. He has presented more than 65 scientific papers at national and international meetings
Simon’s research interests include: