Mr Simon Sturdee is a leading consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon in Halifax and Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and Rochdale, Lancashire. His area of expertise is in lower limb surgery, including foot and ankle surgery, sports injuries and total ankle replacements.
Mr Sturdee has a particular interest in ankle arthroscopy and performs minimally invasive foot surgery where appropriate. Locally, he has treated professional rugby league players from Huddersfield Giants, Castleford Tigers and Halifax Rugby League Club.
Mr Sturdee qualified from Leeds University Medical School in 1996 and completed his basic surgical training in Yorkshire. He was appointed as a specialist registrar in orthopaedics in 2001 and rotated through several hospitals in West and North Yorkshire. Mr Sturdee undertook his fellowship training in Harrogate and Wirral University Teaching Hospitals. He completed his training in 2007 and has been on the specialist register for orthopaedic and trauma surgery ever since.
Mr Sturdee teaches on many regional and national courses and is involved in the training of trainee doctors in the NHS trust and in the Yorkshire region. He is actively involved in audit and research as part of clinical governance within the trust. He has several publications in the medical literature.