Professor David Deehan

Qualifications

MB ChB, MSc, MD

GMC number: 3331028

Practicing since: 1989

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Monday 17:30 - 20:00
  • Thursday 18:00 - 20:00
  • Overview

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0191 2816131

About

David Deehan has been a full time NHS consultant lower limb reconstruction surgeon at Newcastle Hospitals Trust since 2000. He completed fellowships in Germany, the US and Australia. He is in the top 10% for revision arthroplasty of the knee by volume in the UK and continues to deliver a tertiary referral complex knee practice. He co-founded the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre in 2007, led the team to deliver the first robotic total knee replacement in the NE and has a strong interest in advanced soft tissue reconstruction of the knee. Appointed a personal chair in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2009 he has led the academic department since 2013 overseeing the NE NIHR orthopaedic programme.

Professor Deehan has co authored over 200 peer reviewed articles, several book chapters and given many national and international talks reflecting his interest in molecular biology, mechanics and patient outcomes. He has secured both large infrastructure and basic science research grants. Clinical interests include primary and revision arthroplasty, soft tissue reconstruction and robotic surgery of the knee. His clinical philosophy is to marry basic science with new technology with a view to improving patient outcomes from surgical intervention. 

Treatments and tests offered by Professor David Deehan at Nuffield Health

  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Subtalar fusion
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • PCL reconstruction
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Osteotomy
  • Hip revision
  • Patella stabilisation
  • Patellofemoral joint replacement
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
  • Arthroplasty
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Chondroplasty
  • Subtalar arthroscopy

Locations Professor David Deehan works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Fellow in Knee Surgery NSOSM, Sydney
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

Other post held

  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Declaration

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

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

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