Professor

Head of Orthopaedics and Trauma Department

  • Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma

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SU.303, Chancellor's building

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Availability

  • Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays for University business.

Background

Professor Hamish Simpson is Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma, and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Edinburgh, specialising in limb reconstruction, musculoskeletal infection and paediatric deformity.  He is president of the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society and past president of the Scottish Committee for Orthopaedics and Trauma, the British Limb Reconstruction Society, the Association of Professors of Orthopaedic Surgery, and of the British Orthopaedic Research Society.  He has a research interest in stem cells for musculoskeletal repair, musculoskeletal infection, novel cutting methodologies and impaired bone healing.

Qualifications

BA (Hons)                                                   1978

BM, BCh (Oxon)                                       1981

MA (Cantab)                                              1981

FRCS (Edinburgh and England)        1986

DM (Oxon)                                                  1993

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

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