Mr David Houlihan-Burne, Knee Surgeon

Mr David Houlihan-Burne BSc (Hons), MB BS (Hons), MRCS, FRCS (Orth)

Knee Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MB BS (Hons), MRCS, FRCS (Orth)
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MrDavid Houlihan-Burne,Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Houlihan-Burne is a recommended Knee Surgeon

David Houlihan-Burne - Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

David Houlihan-Burne - Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

Meet The Consultant - Mr David Houlihan Burne

Meet The Consultant - Mr David Houlihan Burne

Mr David Houlihan-Burne on knee replacement - Part 1

Mr David Houlihan-Burne on knee replacement - Part 1

Mr David Houlihan-Burne on knee replacement - Part 2

Mr David Houlihan-Burne on knee replacement - Part 2

Mr David Houlihan-Burne talks about the rapid recovery programme

Mr David Houlihan-Burne talks about the rapid recovery programme

Rapid Recovery Programme and Actico

Rapid Recovery Programme and Actico

Areas of expertise

  • Lower limb reconstruction surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Sports injuries
  • Knee ligament and cartilage surgery
  • Arthritis
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Recommendations for Mr Houlihan-Burne

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Ranjeev Kochhar, GP

    Excellent clinician

  • byDr Smita Chimanbhai Patel, GP

    Good for knees.

  • byDr Ranjeev Kochhar, GP

    Excellent clinician

  • byDr Smita Chimanbhai Patel, GP

    Good for knees.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, GB, W1H 6EQ

    • Fortius Clinic - Fitzhardinge Street

      Fitzhardinge Street, London, GB, W1H 6EQ

    • Bupa Cromwell Hospital

      164-178 Cromwell Road, London, GB, SW5 0TU

    • Fortius Clinic - King William Street

      Fortius Clinic 75 King William Street , London, GB, EC4N 7BE

    • BMI Bishops Wood Hospital

      Rickmansworth Road , Northwood, Middlesex , GB, HA6 2JW

    • BMI The Chiltern Hospital

      London Road , Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire , GB, HP16 0EN

    • One Stop Doctors Ltd

      One Medical House, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, GB, HP2 7YU

    • Fortius Surgical Centre

      Fortius Clinic 20 Bentinck Street , London, GB, W1U 2EU

    About Mr David Houlihan-Burne

    GMC number: 4191616

    Year qualified: 1995

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    A highly-skilled orthopaedic surgeon, Mr David Houlihan-Burne was listed in Tatler magazine's Doctors Guide in 2013. His special interests are cartilage regeneration, ligament reconstruction, arthritis in the young patient and kneecap (patellofemoral) problems.

    In his stint as a clinical advisor to the Department of Health, he established new rehabilitation regimes for knee surgery patients. He pioneered the Rapid Recovery Programme, an innovative patient-centred approach to knee replacement surgery. He practises in a number of top medical establishments in London including the Fortius Clinic and the 3 Rivers Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic.

    After completing his medical education (BSc, MBBS) from St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1995, Mr Houlihan-Burne undertook specialist fellowship training in sports knee surgery at the Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol, and received his FRCS. After being appointed consultant orthopaedic knee surgeon at the Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospital in 2005, he built up a lower limb surgery practice, providing care for many local amateur and semi-professional sports players.

    He regularly teaches and lectures at a number of national and international conferences on field-related matters. He is a member of the British Medical Association, the Royal College of Surgeons, the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (Executive Member 2011-2013) and the British Association for Sports and Exercise Medicine.

    Areas of expertise

    • Arthritis
    • Lower limb reconstruction surgery
    • Sports injuries
    • Minimally invasive
    • Knee surgery
    • Cartilage transplant surgery
    • Knee arthritis
    • Knee ligament surgery
    • Knee pain
    • Meniscal disease
    • Anterior knee pain
    • Cartilage repair
    • Knee arthroscopy
    • Lower limb arthroplasty
    • Degenerative knee disorders
    • Knee replacement surgery
    • Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament

    Frequently asked questions

  • What are the common symptoms that your patients tend to present with?

    The most common symptoms are injuries, knee pain and knee swelling.

  • What are the treatments that you're able to offer your patients?

    I offer everything to do with knee surgery. There's very little that I don't offer. Most common ones would be knee replacement, ACL reconstruction, cartilage regenerative surgery, among others.

  • What are your areas of sub-specialist interest?

    My main interest is knee surgery. My niches are robotic knee replacement surgery and cartilage regenerative surgery.

  • Professional memberships

    British Orthopaedic Association
    British Medical Association (BMA)
    British Association for Surgery of the Knee
    British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine
    Royal College of Surgeons of England