Prof David Sochart

MBChB, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Tr&Orth), FRCPS(Glasg), MD

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon – Specialising in Hip & Knee Surgery

Director of Education

Professor Sochart graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School and undertook Higher Surgical Training in the North West of England, followed by specialist joint replacement Fellowships at the Centre for Hip Surgery, Wrightington and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. In 2019, after Consultant posts at the Princess Margaret Rose Elective Orthopaedic Hospital in Edinburgh and in Manchester, he joined The Academic Surgical Unit at SWLEOC to specialise solely in joint replacement surgery and to further his interests in implant development, research and teaching.

Awards and Travelling Fellowships:
The International Residents Prize for Orthopaedic Research
The Charnley Prize from the NorthWest Orthopaedic Association (Twice)
The Malimson Bursary from the NorthWest Orthopaedic Association
Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution for Research’, the Centre for Hip Surgery, Wrightington
The BOA/Wishbone Trust Travelling Fellowship
The Smith and Nephew Research and Travel Award
The first British Orthpaedic Association Ambassador to the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
The first British and American Hip Societies Combined Travelling Fellowship
Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Professional Committee Membership:
Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP)
Beyond Compliance Committee (BC)
Professional Affairs Committee of the British Hip Society
Panel of Reviewers for the Bone and Joint Journal.
Court of Examiners for the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow
Past Chairman of the Manchester and Salford Divisions of the British Medical Association and of Oaklands Private Hospital, Manchester

David Sochart


Denbies Wing
Epsom General Hospital
KT18 7EG

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