Who are VITA Orthopaedics?

The team at VITA Orthopaedics, based at Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital, is made up of four highly experienced consultant surgeons, Huw David, David Stitson, Simon Coleridge and Karl Trimble, all experts in their field.

About VITA

The aim of VITA Orthopaedics is to offer a unique service to the South West region via our newly branded partnership. Our first thought is to provide you, the patient, with high quality orthopaedic advice, investigation and treatment appropriate to your individual requirements.


VITA Orthopaedics was formed by a group of like-minded consultant orthopaedic surgeons, Huw David, David Stitson and Simon Coleridge, who work out of the South West’s finest private hospital Nuffield Health in Plymouth.


Whether you have an ongoing elbow problem, a niggling sports injury, a troublesome knee or need a total hip replacement, VITA Orthopaedics have the expertise and experience to help bring you back to good health as quickly as possible. Call today for your appointment.

Patient Testimonial

“My very sincere thanks for your consideration and help to me in getting my shoulder sorted! My husband and I cannot believe my present relief of pain. Words fail me, which is a rarity. So just a HUGE thank you.”

Our Team & Clinics

The VITA Orthopaedics team treats a wide range of orthopaedic conditions at their South West base and uses the latest diagnostic techniques and surgical procedures to ensure the best outcomes for their patients. Here is a list of just a few conditions the VITA Orthopaedics team can assist you with:

  • Shoulder & Elbow (diagnosis, common conditions, treatment, surgery)
  • Hip (common conditions, hip pain, total hip replacement, hip resurfacing, revision hip replacement)
  • Knee (keyhole surgery, torn knee cartilage, total knee replacement, cruciate ligament rupture)
  • Sports Injuries (amateur or professional sports men/woman, rugby injury, football injury, rehabilitation)
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