David Barrett is Professor of Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the School of Engineering Studies in the University of Southampton, UK. He is consultant knee surgeon at King Edward the 7th hospital in London.
Professor Barrett specialises in compartmental resurfacing of the may, knee replacement and complex knee revisions. His research interests include the dynamics of the patella femoral joint and the kinematics of tibiofemoral movement. He has a design history of unicompartmental and total joint replacement and is actively involved in further designs for partial resurfacing and robotic enabled knee surgery for the future