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Simon Barton, Consultant, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualified: 2005

Simon Barton was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopedic Surgeon at Aintree University Hospital in August 2018. 

Clinical Interests,


Soft Tissue Knee Surgery

  • ACL / PCL / MCL / PLC reconstruction
  • Meniscal repair
  • Quadriceps and Patella Tendon Reconstruction and Repair.

Patello-Femoral Disorders

  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Patella instability – MPFL reconstruction / Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy / Trochleoplasty.

Joint Preservation Surgery

  • High Tibial and Distal Femoral Osteotomy.

Knee Arthroplasty

  • Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
  • Patellofemoral arthroplasty
  • Total knee arthroplasty.

Further information: 

Having qualified from Edinburgh University in 2005, he completed early surgical training in the South East of Scotland, Western Australia and Yorkshire.

His higher Orthopaedic Specialist training was on the North West (Manchester) rotation, and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2015.

Simon, subsequently embarked on two subspecialty Fellowships to further expand his expertise in the management of soft tissue knee injuries, patello-femoral disorders and joint preserving solutions for arthritis.

Having completed sports knee fellowship training at Wrightington Hospital Simon delivers a modern, patient specific approach to soft tissue injuries of the knee. Further fellowship training in Bristol (Avon Orthopaedic Centre) informed my subspecialty interest in joint preserving surgery (osteotomy and partial knee replacement) and disorders of patello-femoral joint (instability and anterior knee pain).

Simon, has a lifelong interest in sports and exercise, having played representative rugby into his 20s. Ongoing research to complete a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine from Bath University has broadened his understanding of injury prevention and rehabilitation, while building relationships nationally with experienced sports medics and physiotherapists.

Medical Secretary details: 

Jessica Kildare

Email - jessicakildare@aintree.nhs.uk 

Telephone number - 0151 529 2547

MB ChB (Edinburgh University) Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh MRCS (Ed) Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (Bath) Postgraduate certificate Medical Education