Mr David Stanley

Personal profile

Mr David Stanley is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice exclusively devoted to shoulder and elbow surgery. He has an NHS base at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals where he is the Senior Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon. He treats most shoulder conditions and all elbow disorders. He has a particular interest in complex elbow problems receiving referrals from all over the United Kingdom. He has more than 50 peer reviewed publications and his results of treatment are consistent with the best published results from around the world.

In addition to his commitment to provide the highest quality of patient care, he is also passionate about training future Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has edited and written two textbooks on the elbow and for the last 10 years has organised an International Elbow Meeting in Sheffield  with speakers participating from America, Australia and Europe. He is currently Chairman of the Intercollegiate Examination Board in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery which has responsibility for examining Orthopaedic  Surgeons  in training prior to them becoming consultants.

Professional Membership




  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (Previous President)

  • British Medical Association

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England


Clinical Interests



  • Shoulder and elbow surgery

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