Mr Huw David


MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr &Orth)

GMC number: 2622240

Practicing since: 1982


Orthopaedic surgery

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Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon since 1995. Huw David is a senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a vast experience in orthopaedic and trauma surgery.

He has undertaken International Fellowships in shoulder, elbow and sports injuries.

Huw David is a member of the Medical Executive Community at Derriford Hospital and past member of the Medical Advisory Committee at Plymouth Nuffield Hospital.

Huw David works alongside David Stitson, Simon Coleridge and Karl Trimble in a branded partnership named VITA Orthopaedics, who work exclusively out of Nuffield Health Plymouth, in the South West.

Mr David Specialises in : 

  • Arthroscopy ( Keyhole ) Surgery
  • Upper Limb
  • Joint Replacement Surgery ( Shoulder, elbow, hip and knee)
  • Sports Injuries

Other interests

Shoulder, knee and elbow surgery. Arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement surgery and sports injuries.

Personal interests

  • Cycling, golf, skiing
  • Music – sings with a variety of Choirs in Devon

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Huw David at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Extensive muscle repair
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Hip replacement
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Toe surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Ankle fusion
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Cubital tunnel release

Locations Mr Huw David works with

Related experience


Papers and presentations at National and International meetings relating to conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.


  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association

Insurers Mr Huw David works with

Mr Huw David works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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