Mr Daud Chou


MBBS, BSc (Hons), MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 6149115

Practising since: 2006


Orthopaedic surgery

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Daud is a dual fellowship trained Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon currently working as a full-time consultant, at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. He specialises in hip and knee replacements as well as pelvic, acetabular and lower limb fracture surgery. In 2019 he was presented with the “You Made a Difference Award” at Addenbrookes Hospital for his dedication to patient care, improving patient pathways and supporting the multi-professional team.

After studying Medicine at University College London, he completed orthopaedic surgical training in London; where he gained experience at world-renowned hospitals. Daud attained fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons and was awarded Certificate of Completion of Training. Since then, he has completed nearly two years of advanced senior fellowship training in primary and revision hip and knee replacements at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia. In addition, he has undertaken a further year of advanced senior fellowship training in pelvic and acetabular reconstruction at Addenbrookes in Cambridge. His dual training provides him with unique expertise to perform complex and revision hip replacements and surgery for metastatic disease of the pelvis and lower limb.

Daud is a member of the Specialist Mako Assisted Robotic Team (SMART) based at the Nuffield Hospital in Cambridge. The state-of-the art Mako robotic technology allows surgeons to produce a personalised, patient-specific, 3-dimensional plan before the surgery.  During the operation, the robotic arm assists the surgeon to improve the accuracy and precision of the whole procedure.  Daud undertakes both total hip and total knee replacements using the Mako robotic arm system.  

Mr Chou's special interests are as below:

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Pelvic & Acetabular Reconstruction
  • Lower Limb Fracture Surgery
  • Hip and Knee Megaprosthesis Surgery

Special interests

Daud has been heavily involved in education and teaching throughout his entire career. He is co-director of the Cambridge Lower Limb Trauma Cadaveric Course and faculty member for a number of national courses for surgeons. He coordinates and delivers interprofessional teaching for the orthopaedic department and the Major Trauma Service at Addenbrookes Hospital. Daud was a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and now continues to take a keen interest in educating and inspiring the next generation of surgeons from the University of Cambridge. He is a member of Cambridge Orthopaedics, delivering regular educational lectures online and posting instructional videos on YouTube.

Daud strongly believes in contributing to global medicine and regularly works with charities to support educational programmes across the world. Working with Cambridge Global Health Partnerships (CGHP), he is involved with the exchange of orthopaedic knowledge and expertise with surgeons in developing countries.  As a member of Humanity First’s Medical Disaster Response Team, he has been deployed to three international disasters: the Kashmir earthquake of 2006, Haitian earthquake of 2010 and the Nepalese earthquake of 2015. He regularly lectures and teaches about orthopaedic trauma management in these austere environments. 

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Daud Chou at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Daud Chou works with

Related experience


Daud remains at the forefront of orthopaedic knowledge and research.  He has authored five book chapters and co-edited two well-recognised orthopaedic textbooks.  He is currently Principal Investigator at Addenbrookes Hospital for a number of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded, multi-centre trials and leads a number of other clinical research projects. He has a Master’s degree in Orthopaedic Sciences and regularly delivers research presentations at national and international conferences.  He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and regularly reviews papers for publication. For further information please click here.


  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Daud Chou works with

Mr Daud Chou works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healix Healthcare
  • WPA