Mr John S. Davidson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon MB ChB; FRCS (Ed); FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)

Mr Davidson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust where he specialises in treating patients with arthritic hips and knees. He has a special interest in treating complex primary and revision knee replacements. He also specialises in joint replacements for the younger patients and performs more than 200 joint replacements a year in both the NHS and private sector.

Mr Davidson studied for his medical degree in Glasgow and subsequently completed his training in Edinburgh, Birmingham and Liverpool. He undertook a Fellowship in Sydney Australia and had the opportunity to be a visiting Fellow in several joint replacement units in Australia, USA and Europe. He completed his training at Wrightington Hospital in the Arthroplasty Unit (Hip and Knee replacement).

He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Liverpool in 2001 and was invited to take up an additional role of Clinical Director in 2005.
Mr Davidson is the founder of, and Chairman of the Bone and Joint Centre.

Mr Davidson is frequently invited to talk about his work both nationally and internationally on joint replacement surgery; minimally invasive surgery; management of the younger patient; and new materials and joint replacement techniques.

He was a founder of the Liverpool Bone and Joint Infection Group and has been invited to speak internationally on the management of infected joint replacements. This has resulted in writing a book chapter on the surgical treatment of infected joint replacement with a specialised hydro scalpel tool.