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Mr David Houlihan-Burne, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr David Houlihan-Burne


BSc (Hons),  MB BS (Hons),  MRCS, FRCS (Tr and Orth)


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Orthopaedic surgery

Site specialisation

Sports injuries, knee/cartilage/ligament surgery

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Knee cartilage and ligament reconstruction.

Background Information

A Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005, his training took place in London with specialist and fellowship training in knee and sports injury surgery at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol. In 2013 Mr Houlihan-Burne was listed in Tatler magazine's 'Doctors Guide' and he has written and contributed to a number of publications in the field of knee surgery. He continues to teach and lecture on several national and international courses for trainee and established surgeons. He was a clinical advisor for the Department of Health establishing new rehabilitation regimes for knee surgery patients.

Languages spoken


Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 3693 2127

Additional Career Information
Year qualified




NHS hospitals

Hillingdon Hospital

Research interests

Cartilage transplants, artificial ligament use in the knee.

Key published papers

Optimization of the Patient Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty - The Rapid Recovery Program. JCRMM 2010; 1:(2). December 2010Journal of Clinical Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2010; 1(2) . Akhtar K , Mr D Houlihan-Burne. 
Clinical Outcomes of bilateral single stage unicompartmenal knee arthroplasty. Akhtar K, Houlihan0-Burne DG. The Knee. 
Clinical and MRI considerations in Sports related knee Joint Cartilage injury and cartilage repair. Hughes R, Houlihan-Burne DG. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology 2011; 15(1) : 069-088. 


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.