Mr Howard Davies is a highly respected consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in Sheffield. He is renowned for his expertise in foot and ankle surgery, including ankle replacement surgery, sports injuries, arthritis and painful feet.
Mr Davies qualified in medicine from the University of Manchester in 1999 before undertaking further surgical training in the northwest of England. Following this, he developed an interest in orthopaedic surgery and went on to complete his higher surgical training in Leeds and Cambridge. He was also awarded a Master’s in orthopaedic engineering from Cardiff University. In 2010, Mr Davies relocated to Sheffield to undertake a twelve-month fellowship specialising in adult foot and ankle surgery. He was then appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in the northwest of England before returning to take up a post at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, which has been his NHS base since 2013. He sees private patients at the revered Spire Claremont Hospital practising with Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd, a highly esteemed centre for excellence in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine.
Mr Davies has published numerous academic articles which appear in peer reviewed journals. He remains active in research with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He was also appointed as an education committee member with the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) in 2018 and holds various teaching responsibilities. Mr Davies has twice won the Roger Mann award for best clinical paper by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). In 2022, he was also awarded the Chan Cheng prize by BOFAS for research into total ankle replacement as part of the Infinity Study Group. Mr Davies is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.