After completing my medical degree at the University of Dundee, I embarked on specialist orthopaedic surgical training in Yorkshire. I was awarded a fellowship in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in 2017 by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Following this I completed two years of specialist hand and wrist fellowships: initially in Teesside, UK and then at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. My hand surgery training was delivered by hand surgeons with backgrounds of both orthopaedic and plastic surgery. I learnt techniques from both disciplines. Upon completion of these fellowships, I was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in NHS Fife in 2019 where I specialise in adult hand and wrist conditions.
My surgical practice involves treating elective hand and wrist conditions such as; carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger digit and Dupuytrens disease. I also deal with hand and wrist trauma and problems related to trauma. I work closely with a team of professional colleagues to provide patients with a focused experience.
In my NHS role, I am involved in the training of higher surgical trainees and have taught on a number of courses related to hand and wrist surgery. I regularly attend the congresses of the British and European Hand surgical societies.
- Hand and Wrist Surgery
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupuytrens disease
- Hand and wrist arthritis
- Trigger digit
- Lumps and Bumps in the hand and wrist
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Simon Harrison at Nuffield Health
- Trigger finger release
- Carpal tunnel release
- Hand surgery
- Image guided joint injections
- British Society for Surgery of the Hand
- British Medical Association
- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Other posts held
- Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon NHS Fife
Insurers Mr Simon Harrison works with
Mr Simon Harrison works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Healthcare RM
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Mr Simon Harrison does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Simon Harrison does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Simon Harrison does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.