Mr David Standley


FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr Orth)

GMC number: 3499461

Practising since: 1990


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Weekly Tuesday Morning
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Mr Standley is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, practicing in Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Standley is a Specialist Hand Surgeon in both the NHS and private sector having trained as a Hand Fellow in North Shore Hospital, Sidney and Wrightington Hospital, UK. He has worked exclusively as a hand surgeon since 2003.

Specialist techniques include minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery for a range of conditions and joint replacements for the hand and elbow. Pain-relieving treatment is often available during the first appointment. Mr Standley works with a team of nerve specialists, radiologists, splint technicians and physiotherapists to get you treated and back to activity quickly.

His sub-specialities include: Hand Surgery, all conditions seen - such as the nerve symptoms of Carpal Tunnel syndrome, arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow, sports injuries and non-specific arm problems. All injuries to the arm are also seen and assessed.

Other interests

Medico-legal expert for hand and elbow injuries.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr David Standley at Nuffield Health

  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Arthroplasty
  • Bone Graft

Locations Mr David Standley works with

Related experience


Mr Standley has published and lectured widely in both hand surgery and military surgery. He enjoys teaching hand surgery both locally and nationally. He also lectures on aspects of Sports Medicine.


  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Combined Services Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Hospital Consultants and Specialist Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital


Mr David Standley does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David Standley does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr David Standley does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.