Professional background

Anthea Davy is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist interest in hand and wrist surgery. She graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School with an intercalated BSc(Hons) in anatomical science (1992) and MB ChB in 1995. She undertook basic surgical training in Nottingham and higher specialist training in orthopaedics on the North West London rotation.

Following FRCS(Tr& Orth) in 2007, she completed an advanced training programme fellowship in hand surgery in Birmingham and a reconstructive, microsurgery and hand surgery fellowship at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. She was appointed to UCLH in 2012 and in 2013 was awarded the European Diploma in Hand Surgery.

In addition to postgraduate training, she is involved in undergraduate teaching at UCL Medical School as a lecturer, personal and module tutor. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons teaching faculty, a college assessor and serves on the RCS Women in Surgery Committee. She is passionate about equality of opportunity and promoting diversity and inclusion in surgery and throughout healthcare.

Miss Davy’s special interests include joint replacement surgery, Dupuytren’s contracture, Kienböck’s disease and sports injuries.

Research interests

  • Elective and traumatic hand and wrist conditions
  • Wrist instability and arthroscopy
  • Arthroplasty
  • Kienböck's diseaseDupuytren’s contracture (surgical and non-surgical treatment)