Mr David Redfern

MBBS, FRCS(Lon), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot & ankle surgery including sports injuries and trauma

Main Speciality

Orthopaedics

Sub Speciality

Foot & ankle surgery including sports injuries and trauma

Clinical interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery of the foot & ankle
  • Hallux valgus (bunions)
  • Hallux rigidus
  • Foot & ankle arthritis
  • Ankle replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Sports injuries including ankle sprain and instability
  • All foot & ankle trauma
  • Deformity correction and complex cases

Current memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
European Foot & Ankle Society (Chair of Scientific Committee)
British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (served on council 2009-2011)
GRECMIP (UK council)
EFORT (European Federation National Associations Trauma & Orthopaedics)(Scientific Advisor)
International review panel for Foot & Ankle International (since 2005)
Royal Society of Medicine

Professional Profile

Mr David Redfern graduated from London in 1993 and continued his postgraduate training in London and Cambridge. He completed fellowships in the United States at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), and in Bristol at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre. In 2004, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.

Mr Redfern has extensive experience in the treatment of foot and ankle disorders, trauma and sports injuries, including arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery. He lectures and trains consultant surgeons both nationally and internationally in foot and ankle surgery with a particular interest in minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery.  He has trained more than 150 surgeons worldwide in these techniques.

Mr David Redfern runs a comprehensive foot and ankle service at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove and works closely with local general practitioners, podiatrists and physiotherapists to create an expert multidisciplinary service for patients.  He is happy to advise patients on all types of foot and ankle problems from bunions to arthritis to sports injuries and trauma.

Personal Interests

Beyond his passion for his work, Mr Redfern enjoys the great outdoors with interests in sailing, windsurfing, snowboarding and travel.

Financial Interests/Shares

Indirectly holds a 3.85% share in Montefiore House Limited, which owns Montefiore Hospital. Owns 100% of the Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy machine used at the hospital.