Mr Robert Simpson-White

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hand & Wrist)

QualificationsFRCS (Tr & Orth), MBChB, BA (Cantab)

Main NHS base:

  • Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Member of:

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL)

Scope of Practice:

  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Dupuytrens disease
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Tendon disorders of the hand and wrist
  • Wrist fractures
  • Hand fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries of the hand

Fees, Training & Background:

Mr Simpson-White is part of Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL), proudly in partnership with Claremont Private Hospital. In addition to Claremont’s CQC accreditation, SOL has it’s own CQC accreditation and is part of Claremont’s 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call consultant cover provision for inpatients. SOL Consultants are integral to the reduced length of stay Claremont patients enjoy, compared to other providers.  

Mr Simpson-White is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.

He was appointed as Consultant to Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2014 and is one of two surgeons in the Trust who specialise in Hand and Wrist surgery.

He initially obtained a Natural Science degree from Cambridge University in 1993, before coming to Sheffield and studying medicine, obtaining his second degree in 1998. Basic surgical and higher surgical Orthopaedic training was also completed in the Sheffield region, along with a specialist Fellowship in Hand and Wrist surgery at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals in 2012.

Mr Simpson-White offers a personal, friendly and bespoke approach to solving hand and wrist surgery problems for patients, based on the needs and lifestyle of a patient. He works closely with Hand Therapists to maximise early return to function after surgery, where possible.

He regularly attends the British Society for Surgery of the Hand meetings, to keep up to date with current thinking and developments in the field and has published outcomes of pyrocarbon joint replacement in the hand.

When not at work, he enjoys swimming, woodworking and spending time with his wife and two children.

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