Mr Simon James William Garrett

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip And Knee Surgeon

BM MRCS FRCS(Trauma & Orthopaedics)

Personal profile

Mr Simon Garrett graduated from Southampton Medical School in 1998, completing both his basic and higher orthopaedic surgical training in the Wessex region.

After Specialist Registrar training, he undertook two specialist Hip & Knee Arthroplasty fellowships in Perth, Western Australia in 2008/9. This was under the supervision of Prof David Wood and Prof Piers Yates.

Mr Garrett was appointed as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant at Dorset County Hospital in 2010, where he specialises in hip and knee surgery. He carries out all aspects of hip and knee surgery treating a number of conditions as below.He is one of the few surgeons around the area that performs advanced techniques in Hip Arthroscopy (keyhole hip surgery) including labral repair.

Conditions treated and procedures regularly performed include:

  • Hip impingement surgery;
  • Hip arthroscopy;
  • Hip replacement surgery;
  • Revision hip surgery;
  • Joint replacements;
  • Knee surgery;
  • Knee arthroscopy;
  • Knee replacement surgery;
  • Lower limb arthroplasty;
  • Arthroplasty;
  • Limb reconstruction;
  • Hip disorders;
  • Hip pain;
  • Joint pain;
  • Leg pain;
  • Femur;
  • Arthritis;
  • Thigh pain;
  • Leg; Joint re-surfacing;
  • Joint disorders;
  • Revision surgery (orthopaedic);
  • Degenerative knee disorders;
  • Limb pain;
  • Rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Knee pain;
  • Knee trauma
  • Lower limb disorders;
  • Anterior knee pain;
  • Joint injection;
  • Tears in the knee;
  • all aspects of hip and knee surgery.

Mr Garrett is always looking for ways of improving patient outcomes following surgery and is regularly involved in research projects. 

Professional Memberships

  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Interests

  • Hip and knee surgeryK
  • Knee arthroscopy and trauma
  • Hip pain management in younger patients
  • Lower limb arthroplasty

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