Simon is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in disorders of the shoulder and elbow, as well as sports injuries. Simon received his medical degree in 1997 and went on to train in Yorkshire and Australia. Simon undertook international fellowships in shoulder and elbow surgery in Annecy, France and Wrightington. In 2009, Simon carried out the complex arthroscopic Latarjet shoulder stabilisation procedure - making him the first surgeon in the UK to do so.
Simon has expertise in the management of shoulder pain, rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulders, AC joint injuries and shoulder arthritis as well as disorders of the elbow including tennis/golfers elbow, stiffness and ulnar nerve compression. He has a strong belief in tailoring treatment to and individuals needs and circumstances and in many cases problems can be managed without the need for surgery.
Simon is himself a keen sportsman and has played both rugby union and league for over 20 years. He now enjoys running, cycling and triathlons and recently completed an Ironman and the New York marathon.
Simon currently has private practices based in York and Leeds, with his main NHS practice in York.