Mr David Warwick MD FCRS FRCS(Orth)

Personal Biography
David Warwick took A levels in Latin, Greek and Ancient History before reading Medicine at Southampton Medical School (1980-86). He enjoys driving his sports car, cycling, skiing, travel, keep fit and supporting Southampton Football Club.

David Warwick trained in Orthopaedic Surgery for seven years on the South West Regional Training Scheme, qualifying as an Orthopaedic Surgeon (FRCS Orth) in 1996. He then undertook specialised training in Hand and Wrist surgery in Oxford, UK and Sydney, Australia. He was appointed as a Consultant at Southampton University Hospitals in 1998 and Reader in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2008. 

David Warwick has published over 40 papers in refereed journals, has a research doctorate (MD) from Bristol University in 1995 and is a member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. He regularly reviews academic papers for research journals, and he lectures at home and abroad.

David Warwick was awarded a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999.
He holds the European Diploma of Hand Surgery, winning the medal for best candidate in 2004.

Clinical Work
David Warwick looks after many top sportsmen and athletes including players from Southampton Football Club, Hampshire Country Cricket Club and London Irish with hand injuries and problems. He works with the Army Training and Recruiting Agency to enable soldiers who have hand problems to return to duty.

Academic Work
David Warwick has a very productive academic practice, leading to a personal Readership at Southampton University
Writing: He has written several articles, research papers  and book chapters on hand, wrist and nerve injuries. His books include 'Apley's System of Orthopaedics' (the largest selling textbook of its class. He is the Editor and co-author of the the Oxford Handbook of Hand Surgery  (Oxford Handbook of Hand Surgery)

Teaching: David Warwick is Chairman of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand Education Committee and past Chairman of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand Education and Training Committee, and Chairman of the BSSH Instructional Course Committee. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hand Surgery and also of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is a member of the faculty on the AO Wrist and Hand Course, which is an International system of teaching how to repair injuries in the wrist and hand. He also teaches on the Derby Hand Course.

He regularly attends meetings and courses to stay fully up-to-date.

Research: David Warwick is involved in several research projects to include the latest technique of using collagenase to dissolve the cord of affected tissue in Dupytren’s Disease.

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