Mr Simon Garrett



GMC number: 4519847

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Simon Garrett is Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. After Specialist Registrar training in Wessex, he undertook two specialist Hip & Knee Arthroplasty fellowships in Perth, Western Australia.

He was appointed as a Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester in 2010 and he specialises in hip and knee surgery. His practice includes hip and knee replacement, revision hip replacement, hip and knee arthroscopy and he uses the latest proven technology and implants.

Mr Garrett's main area of subspecialty is causes of hip/groin pain in the ‘younger’ adult. He performs hip arthroscopy treating a wide variety of conditions including labral tears and hip impingement.

Mr Garrett specialises in the following orthopaedic treatments:

Special interests

  • Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Hip and Knee Arthroscopy
  • Hip injection
  • Robotic Arm Assisted surgery 

Other interests

  • Revision Hip Surgery
  • Shockwave Therapy

Personal interests

Keen sports fan especially Rugby and Football 

Other hobbies include cinema and music.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Simon Garrett at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Knee replacement
  • Cartilage resurfacing
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Hip revision
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Hip replacement
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Bone Graft
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Simon Garrett works with

Related experience


Mr Garrett is always looking for ways to improve patient outcome following surgery. He has recently published a paper regarding the use of a new pain-relieving bandage following knee replacement surgery.

He has published research on various aspects of hip and knee surgery.


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon at Dorset County Hospital

Insurers Mr Simon Garrett works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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