Mr David T Loveday

BSc(Hons) MBBS FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Professional profile

Mr David Loveday is a consultant orthopedic and trauma surgeon at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He qualified in 2001 from King’s College London’s School of Medicine. Mr Loveday’s training was mostly undertaken in East Anglia with specialist foot and ankle fellowships in Cambridge and Liverpool. In 2011 he was awarded an AO Trauma fellowship in Tennessee, USA and the following year he was awarded the European Foot and Ankle Society travelling fellowship. This gave Mr Loveday the opportunity to gain personal experience working with some of the most eminent foot and ankle surgeons in Austria, Switzerland and France.

Mr Loveday’s practice is dedicated to the foot and ankle. This includes sport’s injuries, fractures, bunions, foot deformities, arthritic problems and diabetic foot problems.

He is a member of the General Medial Council, Royal College Surgeons of England, British Orthopaedic Association and British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He regularly attends foot and ankle meetings and has been invited to give presentations at national and international meetings.

Professional Membership

General Medical Council (Registration 6030011)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society


FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2009
MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2005
MBBS Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’ Hospitals
University of London, 2001
BSc (Hons) Class 2:1 (Hons) Genetics Degree
University of London, 1998

Research Publications

Journal Publications

Loveday DT, Barr LV, Loizou CL, Barton G, Smith G. A comparative prospective cohort health economic analysis comparing ankle fusion, isolated great toe fusion and hallux valgus surgery. Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Feb;24(1):54-59.

Collins R, Sudlow A, Loizou C, Loveday DT, Smith G. Closing the gap on Achilles tendon rupture: A cadaveric study quantifying the tendon apposition achieved with commonly used immobilisation practices. Foot Ankle Surg. 2018 Apr;24(2):124-127.

Nakano N, Lisenda L, Jones TL, Loveday DT, Khanduja V. Complications following arthroscopic surgery of the hip: a systematic review of 36 761 cases. Bone Joint J. 2017 Dec;99-B(12):1577-1583.

Loizou CL, Sudlow A, Collins R, Loveday D, Smith G. Radiological assessment of ankle syndesmotic reduction. Foot (Edinb). 2017 Aug;32:39-43.

Goldberg AJ, et al; TARVA study group. Total ankle replacement versus arthrodesis (TARVA): protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 6;6(9):e012716.

Stark C, Murray T, Gooday C, Nunney I, Hutchinson R, Loveday D, Dhatariya K.

5 year retrospective follow-up of new cases of Charcot neuroarthropathy-A single centre experience. Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 Sep;22(3):176-180.

Faraj AA, Loveday DT. Functional outcome following an ankle or subtalar arthrodesis in adults. Acta Orthop Belg. 2014 Jun;80(2):276-9.

Mathews J, Alshameeri Z, Loveday D, Khanduja V. The role of fluoroscopically guided intra-articular hip injections in potential candidates for hip arthroscopy: experience at a UK tertiary referral centre over 34 months. Arthroscopy. 2014 Feb;30(2):153-5.

D Loveday, M Farndon, N Geary Sub-Talar Arthrodesis, European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology: The EFORT Textbook, 2014 pg3567-3582

Loveday DT, Nogaro MC, Constant CR, Carmichael J. Is there an anatomical marker for the deep peroneal nerve in midfoot surgical approaches? Clin Anat. 2013 Apr;26(3):400-2

Loveday DT, Jackson G, Geary NP. Rheumatoid foot and ankle; Current Evidence. Foot Ankle Surg 2012 Jun;18(2):94-102.

Loveday D, Clifton R, Robinson A. Interventions for treating osteochondral defects of the talus in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD008104.

Harle D, Smith T, Loveday DT, Donell ST. Medial reefing versus medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for patellar instability. Europ J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2010 20(7): 547-551

Doran S, Loveday DT, Rushton N, Robinson AHN. Operative timing in the management of closed ankle fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings 2010; 92-B: 242

Loveday DT, Johnson P, Arthur A, Tytherleigh-Strong GM. Frozen shoulder: A Clinical Review. Br J Hosp Med 2009 70(5):276-278

Loveday DT, Arthur A, Tytherleigh-Strong GM. Technical Tip: Fixation of medial malleolar fractures using a suture anchor. Foot Ankle Int 2009; 30(1): 68-9

Loveday DT, Robinson AHN. Lisfranc injuries. Br J Hosp Med 2008; 69(7): 399-402

Loveday DT, Donell ST. Cruciate retaining versus cruciate substituting knee replacement with the PCL cut; a prospective randomised controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings 2008; 90-B: 572

Hakkalamani S, Royden S, Loveday DT, Parkinson RW. Arthroscopy of the knee joint in the patients with a history of injury: 10-years experience of a single surgeon. Injury Extra 2007; 38(4): 154-155

Loveday DT, Carroll FA, Donnachie NJ. The management of dislocating total hip replacements by British Hip Society members. J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings 2008; 90-B: 308

Sanz L, Loveday DT, Morris A, Simison A. Volar plate fixation of complex distal radial fractures with the ITS plate. Revista Iberoamericana de Cirugia de la Mano 2005; 33(66):39

Loveday DT, Wang N, Ragoussis I. BSc Thesis: Generation of probes specific for the region upstream of the human dystrophin gene. (1998). Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, University of London