Mr David J. Farr

Mr David J. Farr

Mr David J. Farr
MB BS, BSc (Hons) FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialising in Hip and Knee Surgery

GMC number:   4739438
Year of first qualification: 2000

Private practice venues:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
Spire Southampton Hospital
Harbour Suite, Queen Alexandra Hospital


Hip Surgery
Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery

Conditions treated:
Degenerative hip and knee disease, cartilage rupture, arthritis.

Hip replacement, knee replacement, arthroscopy, meniscus repair, corticosteroid injection.

Medico-legal work:
Mr Farr undertakes medico-legal work. Please request our T&Cs.

Current NHS appointment:
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust, Queen Alexandra Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association

Research interests:
Published and presented on lower limb orthopaedic topics at national and international meetings.

Background Information

Professional profile:

Mr David Farr qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital, London in August 2000. He completed orthopaedic specialist training in the Wessex region.

Following a one year international fellowship in lower limb arthroplasty, navigational arthroplasty and hip arthroscopy in Brisbane, Australia, Mr Farr took the opportunity to work as a locum consultant in Cairns, Far North Queensland for six months, experiencing orthopaedics and trauma in the tropics.

Mr Farr has worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth since July 2013 and was appointed there to a substantive post in July 2014.  He has a busy elective and trauma practice specialising in hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopic procedures.

Personal profile:

Mr Farr’s keen interest in sports include rowing, sailing and mountaineering, have taken a backseat recently due to his young family.  Encouraging their interest in outdoor pursuits is a full time activity when not engaged in his clinical activities.