Gavin de Kiewiet

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon
MBchB, FRCS, RCPS(gla), FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Orth)

Gavin De Kiewiet

Professional Profile

I obtained my medical degree in Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 1982. I have a Fellowship in Surgery/Orthopaedics from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. I completed:

Paediatric Orthopaedic Speciality - training in the Women’s and Children’s Hospitals, Adelaide and Oskar-Helene-Heim not Oscar Haleno Hain

Trauma - at the Royal Adelaide Trauma Unit.

Limb Reconstruction Speciality - at Borgo Roma Hospital Verona, Kurgan Institute Russia, International Centre for limb lengthening Baltimore.

Hip Reconstruction Surgery - Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

I specialise in general orthopaedic surgery with interest in limb reconstruction, joint preservation, paediatric orthopaedics, hip joint reconstruction and foot and ankle surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Stellenbosch / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Clinical Interests

Ankle surgery
Hip surgery
Joint preserving surgery
Trauma reconstruction
Knee surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy, Joint and Limb Reconstruction, Sports Medicine.


Some of the principal treatments carried out by Gavin de Kiewiet are:

Knee arthroscopy surgery
Bunion removal and treatment
Ganglion removal surgery
Trigger finger release

Limb reconstruction joint preserving surgery

Personal profile

Member of:
British Orthopaedic Association
International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)
British Society of Children’s Orthopaedics
British Limb Reconstruction Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Director, Matrix Health Services UK Ltd
Director, Orthopaedic and Trauma Specialists Indemnity Scheme (OTSIS)

Practising at

Spire Washington Hospital