Mr Simon Buckley

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)

QualificationsMBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Main NHS base:

  • Northern General Hospital


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd

Clinical interests:

It is common that a consultant will perform more procedures in their NHS practice than privately due to the differences in the private and NHS facilities. The table below shows the main procedures Mr Buckley performs at Claremont Private Hospital and is a guide to his scope of practice.

NHS Claremont
Hip and knee pain & arthritis
Problems with previous joint replacements
Primary hip replacement
Primary knee replacement
Revision hip replacement
Revision knee replacement

Fees, Training & Background:

Mr Buckley 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 Buckley is an NHS Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery at the Northern General Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.

He graduated from London University in 1990 and continued training in Stoke-on-Trent, completing his Specialist Orthopaedic training in Leeds. He gained the FRCS (Tr & Orth) qualification in 2000. Prior to taking up a Consultant position at the Northern General Hospital, he was The Cavendish Hip Fellow in Sheffield and President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association 2001-2002.

Mr Buckley is also one of the founders and directors of SOL (Sheffield Orthopaedics Limited).

Mr Buckley is a member of the Lower Limb Arthroplasty Unit at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals who specialise in the management of hip and knee conditions.

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