Mr David Houlihan-Burne

Orthopaedic surgeon in
London

Hemel Hempstead

Watford
&
Great Missenden

BSc MB BS MRCS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

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Mr David Houlihan-Burne is a highly-skilled orthopaedic surgeon based in London with over 25 years' experience. Practising in a number of top medical establishments in London, he specialises in knee surgery, particularly to treat cartilage and ligament damage, sports injuries and arthritis, especially in younger patients.   He is one of the leading European surgeons in use of robotic knee replacement

Qualifying from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College in 1995, Mr Houlihan-Burne undertook orthopaedic specialist and fellowship training in hospitals across London and Bristol. Since 2005, he has been practising as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon. Currently he is the director and consultant hip and knee surgeon at 3 Rivers Clinic, Middlesex and a consultant knee surgeon at Fortius Clinic, London.  

In addition to his clinical work, Mr Houlihan-Burne regularly teaches and lectures at a number of national and international conferences on field-related matters and was listed in Tatler magazine's Doctors Guide in 2013. He has also authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. He is a former clinical advisor to the Department of Health and pioneered the Rapid Recovery Programme, an innovative patient-centred approach to knee replacement surgery. 

He provides care for many professional and amateur sportsmen and plays an important role in various professional bodies. He holds various prestigious memberships, and was an executive member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee between 2011 and 2013.  

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05/08/2021

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The care and treatment I had was fantastic!

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26/07/2021

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Five weeks after my first appointment with Mr Houlihan -Burne I had a partial knee replacement . I am now recovering well. I was impressed with Mr Houlihan Burne's the efficiency, knowledge and professionalism .

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07/07/2021

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Doesnt get any better than this ,had a local consultation and the Beaconsfied Clinic "walked in walked out same day" at the Bishopsgate Resume normal life Thank You

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06/07/2021

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I highly recommend Mr Houilhan-Burne, he is a master knee replacer. I’ve had both my knees replaced in the last 7 months and have nothing but praise for the excellent clinical care l have received from start to finish.


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