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 worldwide recognised experience in trauma and sports injuries. He now works and lives in West Sussex.
Mr Palmer can diagnose and treat all foot and ankle conditions including bunions, flat feet (planter fasciitis), ankle or foot deformities. Knee conditions and sports injuries.
Mr Palmer’s initial surgical training included Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine 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 BMI 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. He is also a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sussex.