Prof David Warwick

Consultant Hand Surgeon

MD BM DIMC FRCS (Orth) European Diploma of Hand Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Hand injuries and disorders
  • Wrists injuries and disorders
  • Elbow injuries and disorders
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Small joint replacement
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Wrist instability

Professional Membership



  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

  • British Orthopaedic Association

Personal profile

David Warwick is a senior Hand Surgeon in Wessex. He is qualified with the European Diploma of Hand Surgery. He is based at University Hospital Southampton. UK His teaching, research, and international reputation were rewarded by the University of Southampton with an Honorary Professorship in 2013. His NHS contribution has been rewarded with a Bronze Clinical Excellence award.  David is the Immediate Past President of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. In 2020, in recognition of his contribution to UK hand surgery.  He was awarded a Doctorate for his work on Dupuytren’s Disease.

When you come to Prof Warwick's Hand Clinic, he will do his best to diagnose your problem, learn about what you want and help you decide what is best for you. He will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each potential treatment. Although surgical treatment might be needed, wherever possible his team try safe and simple non-operative treatments such as therapy and injections

His Hand Clinic is based on constant technical practice, education and reflection to ensure he  provides the most up-to-date, safe and appropriate care. As a Professor, David has the opportunity to teach, research, write and attend postgraduate meetings which give unrivalled opportunities to remain informed and current. Since he holds the European Diploma of Hand Surgery you know he  is fully qualified.

Year qualified:

1986