Mr Cockshott, Orthopaedics consultant at Derby Private Health

Mr Simon Cockshott BSc(Hons), MRPharmS, MBChB, MRCS, FRCS (T&O)

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Services currently provided:

  • Primary hip replacement
  • Primary knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacements
  • Knee arthroscopy

Clinic Times: 

  • Monday morning
  • Alternate Wednesdays


Mr Cockshott qualified from the University of Manchester in 1999. General Orthopaedic Training followed in the West Midlands Region including working at the renowned Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Major Trauma Centre. Further Speciality Training was then undertaken at the prestigious Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Oswestry. He then completed fellowship training here in Derby and was appointed as a lower limb surgeon in Derby in 2014.

His specialist interest and expertise include Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Replacements including partial and revision and Primary Hip Replacements.

Prior to medicine Mr Cockshott qualified as a Pharmacist working within both the Pharmaceutical Industry and clinical areas. This added knowledge and expertise enhances his care and treatment of patients

Other interests:

Mr Cockshott is actively involved on a regular basis in the training of surgeons and the education of Medical Students.


Mr Simon Cockshott works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Westfield Health

Mr Simon Cockshott does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Simon Cockshott does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Simon Cockshott does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

To find out more or arrange a consultation, email us at or call us now on 01332 785200