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Profile of David Murray

David Murray

Professor David Murray MA MD FRCS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Hip and knee surgery

Special interests: Orthopaedic engineering, hip and knee replacement surgery and hip arthroscopy.

Professor David Murray is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oxford, and a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.

He specialises in hip and knee surgery, and has an international reputation for clinical, research and development work in this field: Professor Murray leads a team of clinical scientists who work with the Department of Engineering Sciences (Oxford); his team undertake biomechanical and clinical studies related to the knee and hip. He has, with this team, won a series of prizes for his work, including British and European Research Society Prizes.

Professor Murray is one of the world's leading surgeons in partial knee replacement and travels around the world to teach others the surgical technique for the Oxford partial knee replacement.

Professor Murray initially read Engineering at the University of Cambridge (where he was awarded the Wright Prize for Engineering), but subsequently changed to Medicine and trained at the Universities of Cambridge, London and Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has a doctorate from the University of Cambridge.

Many of the hospital consultants work with the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) on clinical trials and research studies, investigating a wide range of diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Professor Murray is also a partner in the Oxford Knee Group.

For information on Professor Murray's research studies and publications visit the NDORMS website.