Mr Simon Palmer is an Orthopaedic consultant, with British & Specialist Australian expertise in surgery of the lower limb including foot and ankle surgery and knee surgery. He also has world wide recognised experience in trauma and sports injuries. He now works and lives in West Sussex.
His initial surgical training included St Mary’s Hospital and The Hammersmith Hospital London. After demonstrating anatomy in London he was made a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994 before accepting a research fellowship in orthopaedics and trauma at Bath University. He completed a six year specialist registrar training in orthopaedics and trauma in Oxford, working at the John Radcliffe Hospital Trauma Unit and at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, thence obtaining the intercollegiate speciality examination.
Prior to his current post as a Sussex Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Worthing, Shoreham, Chichester and Goring Hall hospitals and a part time contract at the Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre in Haywards Heath Mr Palmer worked as a Consultant in orthopaedic surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust in Oxford.
Mr Palmer also teaches at Brighton and Sussex Medical school and trains surgeons and surgical podiatrists in foot surgery.