Mr Simon Cockshott


BSc(Hons), MRPharmS, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS (T&O)

GMC number: 4635826

Practising since: 1999


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Cockshott qualified from the University of Manchester in 1999. General Orthopaedic Training followed in the West Midlands Region including working at the renowned Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Major Trauma Centre. Further Speciality Training was then undertaken at the prestigious Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Oswestry. He then completed fellowship training here in Derby and was appointed as a lower limb surgeon in Derby in 2014.

His specialist interest and expertise include Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Replacements including partial and revision and Primary Hip Replacements.

Prior to medicine, Mr Cockshott qualified as a Pharmacist working within both the Pharmaceutical Industry and clinical areas. This added knowledge and expertise enhances his care and treatment of patients.

Mr Cockshottt specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital:

Special interests

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement (Including Partial and Revision)
  • Knee Arthroscopy

Other interests

Mr Cockshott is actively involved on a regular basis in the training of surgeons and the education of Medical Students.

Personal interests

Mr Cockshott when not at work enjoys spending time with his family, which includes three children, and four dogs, which is only part of his menagerie.  

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Simon Cockshott at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Cartilage resurfacing
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Patella stabilisation
  • Hip replacement
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Bone Graft
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Simon Cockshott works with

Related experience


  • General Medical Council
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College Surgeons (Edinburgh)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Derby Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Simon Cockshott works with

Mr Simon Cockshott works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Cigna
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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