3 Rivers Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Clinic

Our Surgeons

Meet Our Surgeons
Mr. David Houlihan-Burne
Mr. David Houlihan-Burne
Mr. David Houlihan-Burne
BSc (Hons), MB BS (Hons), MRCS, FRCS (Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Hip, Knee and Sports Injury Surgeon
Clinical Advisor to NHS London
Executive Member British Association of Surgery for the Knee 2

Private Appointments

  • Fortius Clinic, London, W1H (Thurs pm)- 0845 853 1000
  • Bishops Wood Hospital (Mon pm , Fri pm) - 01923 835814
  • The Chiltern Hospital (Tues pm ) - 01494 890890
  • Hillingdon Consulting Rooms (Alt Mon am) - 01895 279089
  • Clementine Churchill Hospital, Harrow, HA1 3RX (Fri am ) - 020 8872 3872

3 Rivers Clinic
Bishops Wood Hospital
Rickmansworth Rd
Northwood
Middx
HA6 2JW
United Kingdom

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Tel: 01923 848461
Secretary: 01923 848461
Secretary Email: info@3riversclinic.co.uk
Secretary: Cordelia
Fax: 01923 828562
Email: mrhburne@3riversclinic.co.uk

Training and Background

A consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005, Mr Houlihan-Burne qualified form St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College in 1995. His Orthopaedic training took place in London with specialist and fellowship training in knee and sports injury surgery at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) and the British Association for Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM). Mr Houlihan-Burne has experience in all aspects of knee reconstructive surgery and is one of the UK and European lead surgeons in developing a rapid recovery protocol following hip and Knee replacement surgery.

Special Interests

Mr Houlihan-Burne has particular interests in cartilage regeneration, arthritis in the young patient and kneecap (patellofemoral) problems. He performs cartilage transplantation both on the NHS and in private practice and well as ligament reconstruction (anterior and posterior Cruciate), osteotomies, and partial and total knee replacements.

Working out of Bishops Wood Hospital, Northwood and The Chiltern Hospital, Great Missenden, Bucks he provides a complete outpatient and inpatient service to patients with problem knees.

Mr Houlihan-Burne lectures to national and international audiences on rapid recovery programmes following hip and knee replacement as well as techniques in ligament reconstruction and partial knee replacement surgery.

Outside work, he maintains a career as a competitive triathlete and road runner.

NHS Service

Mr Houlihan-Burne is a Consultant at the Hillingdon and Mount Vernon NHS trust.

Operative Logbook Summary since 2009

Operative Logbook Summary since 2009

Latest News
ArrowMr Houlihan-Burne talks to the Guardian Newspaper about new materials and technologies being utilised in knee reconstructive surgery
Arrow Plastic band that can make a wonky knee as good as new
ArrowMr Houlihan-Burne is excited and privileged to have been invited to joint the Fortius clinic in Central London and now offers weekly clinics at this venue. Click here for more information.
ArrowUpdate for Patients Insured by Bupa
ArrowArticle in 'Orthopaedics Today' quoting Mr Houlihan-Burne as co-chairman at recent European Rapid Recovery meeting
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