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Profile of Duncan Whitwell

Duncan Whitwell

Mr Duncan Whitwell BMBS FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Orthopaedic oncology, hip and knee surgery

Special interests: Tumours, hip and knee surgery, hip arthroscopy

Mr Duncan Whitwell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. He also undertakes NHS clinics in Bristol, Abingdon and Newbury. He graduated from Nottingham University and trained in Bristol, Oxford and Brisbane before taking up his consultant appointment in Oxford. He specialises in the surgical treatment of hip and knee problems including revision surgery.

Mr Whitwell is also a lead consultant in the Oxford Bone and Soft Tissue Service where he specialises in treatment and reconstruction for patients with bone and soft tissue cancer.

He regularly lectures on hip and knee surgery at international meetings and is a European surgical demonstrator on resurfacing hip arthroplasty.

Mr Whitwell's research interests are in computer navigated hip and knee arthroplasty, the young patient with hip disease and the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas and of metastatic bone disease. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford and is involved in both local undergraduate and national postgraduate educational programmes.