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Prof Edward T Davis - Orthopaedics

Professor Davis is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in West Midlands

Based at: West Midlands Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Recognised expert in the management of hip and knee problems that require joint replacement surgery or joint replacement revision surgery

Expert in robotic assisted hip and knee replacement procedures

Expert in computer navigated joint replacement procedures

Professor Davis is a recognised expert in the management of patients with hip and knee problems that require surgical replacement.  He specialises in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery with excellent long-term results.  He is an expert in the use and development of computer navigation and robotics, which improves the precision in which these operations can be performed.  He is a self-confessed perfectionist, which first led him into the field of computer navigation and has now led him into the field of robotics, in an effort to improve the outcomes for his patients.  He performs a wide range of different replacements using different techniques and different types of hip and knee replacements to match the requirements of individual patient needs.

Professor Davis is also an expert in revision hip and knee replacement. He sees patients who have worn-out or painful hip and knee replacements and uses a number of different procedures, including the very latest techniques and materials to restore patients’ function and mobility.

Academic background

MB ChB; MSc; PGCME; FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)

Higher surgical training in the West Midlands

Research and Clinical Fellowship in Knee and Hip arthroplasty including computer navigation surgery under the tutelage of Drs Waddell and Schemitsch at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

Head of Academy at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Module lead for orthopaedics at the University of Birmingham

Lead surgeon designer in computer navigation technology

Lead researcher in several research projects nationally concerning the use of robotic surgery; computer navigated surgery and outcomes following surgery

Professor Davis was awarded his chair from the University of Birmingham within the college of Medical and Dental Sciences in 2015

Professor Davis specialises in primary and revision hip and knee replacement including hip resurfacing and has a particular interest in computer assisted and robotic assisted surgery.  He graduated from the Birmingham of University in 1996 and undertook his basic and higher surgical training in the West Midlands. He undertook a year’s fellowship in revision hip and knee arthroplasty in Toronto, Canada.  Professor Davis holds an MSc in Trauma and a postgraduate certificate in medical education as well as the FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics).  Professor Davis has a strong research background in both clinical and laboratory-based research, with over 150 national and international presentations and has been invited faculty at national and international meetings on hip and knee replacement and revision surgery.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Orthopaedic Association

The British Hip Society

British Medical Association

University of Birmingham

National Institute of Health Research

West Midlands Clinical Research Network

West Midlands Clinical Senate

NHS base

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham

Clinic Times

Monday morning & Wednesday evening

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