Mr Duncan Whitwell


BM BS, FRCS (Tr &, Orth)

GMC number: 4016461

Practising since: 1993


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Whitwell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. He also undertakes NHS clinics in Bristol, Abingdon and Newbury.

He graduated from Nottingham University and trained in Bristol, Oxford and Brisbane before taking up his consultant appointment in Oxford. He specialises in the surgical treatment of hip and knee problems including revision surgery.

Mr Whitwell is also a lead consultant in the Oxford Bone and Soft Tissue Service where he specialises in treatment and reconstruction for patients with bone and soft tissue cancer.

He specialises in:

Other interests

Mr Whitwell is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford and is involved in both local undergraduate and national postgraduate educational programmes.

Other interests include:

  • Complex pelvic/hip disorders
  • Limb salvage
  • Orthopaedic oncology

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Duncan Whitwell at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Chondroplasty
  • Hip revision
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • PCL reconstruction
  • Hip replacement
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Keller's arthroplasty
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Cheilectomy
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Duncan Whitwell works with

Related experience


Mr Whitwell's research interests are in computer navigated hip and knee arthroplasty, the young patient with hip disease and the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas and of metastatic bone disease and implants designed to improve patient outcome.

He regularly lectures on hip and knee surgery at international meetings and is a European surgical demonstrator on resurfacing hip arthroplasty.


  • Medical Protection Society
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford


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

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

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