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Visiting Fellow Sam Heaton

  • sheaton at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
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Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Hip and knee arthroplasty and revision arthroplsty. A higher level training in Trauma surgery also.

I graduated from Kings College London and completed my surgical training in North East Thames region. I have worked in Australia (Melbourne) and am currently a hip surgeon in Dorset. I have an MSc from the university of Cardiff in Orthopaedic Engineering

Journal Articles

  • Heaton, 2017. Vertebral compression fractures: new clinical signs to aid diagnosis. Ann R Coll Surg Engl., 2010. 92: 163-166.
  • Nambiar, M. and Heaton, S., 2017. Prominent metalware from pelvic surgery causing dyspareunia. BMJ case reports.
  • Yasan, S., 2017. • ACL/PCL Combined all-inside anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and minimally invasive Larson posterolateral corner reconstruction. Journal of Arthroscopy Techniques.
  • Heaton, 2016. Using simulation to train orthopaedic trainees in non-technical skills: A pilot study. World J Orthop, 2016; 7(8): 475-480.
  • Heaton, 2016. SMART phone use in Orthopaedics: Legal, Ethical and Practical Considerations. Bulletin Royal College Surgeons England..
  • Heaton, 2009. The management of spinal metastases from renal cell carcinoma. Ann R Coll Surg Engl.
  • Heaton, 2004. Patient satisfaction with day case septoplasty and septorhinoplasty. The Journal of one day Surgery.


  • Aresti, N. and Heaton, S.R., 2016. Knee chapter. Paediatric Orthopaedics in Clinical Practice. Springer.
  • Heaton, S.R., 2015. Nerve chapter. Basic Orthopaedic Sciences, Second Edition. CRC Press.