Mr David Nicoll

Clinical Senior Lecturer / Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Tayside Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Technology (TORT) Centre
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
University of Dundee

Mr David Nicoll completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Dundee in 1998. He subsequently completed his Basic Surgical Training on the Glasgow / West of Scotland rotation in 2002 before specialty training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in the East of Scotland. During his postgraduate training, he was an honorary lecturer and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) for a thesis entitled “Component Orientation in the Painful Knee Replacement”. He also developed an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He undertook fellowship training in sports medicine surgery at the Perth Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine institute in Perth, Australia after obtaining the FRCS (Orth) professional examination.
Mr Nicoll has been a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon since June 2011 with subspecialty interests in the fields of soft tissue knee injuries and knee arthroplasty. He holds the position of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and is the teaching lead, lecture course convenor and clinical block organiser for undergraduate musculoskeletal teaching. He also participates in postgraduate teaching being a tutor and examiner for MCh Orth students, intercalated BmSc students and distance learning courses run by the department. He is also a faculty member on postgraduate surgical courses for knee replacement and knee arthroscopy.

Mr David Nicoll completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Dundee in 1998. He subsequently completed his Basic Surgical Training on the Glasgow/West of Scotland rotation in 2002 before specialty training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in the East of Scotland. During his postgraduate training, he was an honorary lecturer and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) for a thesis entitled “Component Orientation in the Painful Knee Replacement”. He also developed an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. David undertook fellowship training in sports medicine surgery at the Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine institute in Perth, Australia after obtaining the FRCS (Orth) professional examination.

Mr Nicoll has been a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon since June 2011 with subspecialty interests in the fields of soft tissue knee injuries and knee arthroplasty. He holds the position of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and is the teaching lead, lecture course convenor and clinical block organiser for undergraduate musculoskeletal teaching. He also participates in postgraduate teaching being a tutor and examiner for MCh Orth students, intercalated BMSc students and distance learning courses run by the department. He is also a faculty member on postgraduate surgical courses for knee replacement and knee arthroscopy.

  • Knee arthroplasty
  • Orthopaedic outcome measures
  • ACL reconstruction

Complications and reoperation rates after revision total knee replacement
Bone and Joint Journal (2013), Vol.95-b No.Supp 31 Singh A, Nicoll D.


Internal rotational error of the tibial component is a major cause of pain after total knee replacement
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br) (2010), 92-b:1238-1244 Nicoll D, Rowley DI.


Tibial component internal rotation is a major cause of pain after total knee replacement
Scottish Medical Journal 2008 (2008), 53:59 Nicoll D, Rowley DI.


Obesity does not affect the accuracy of cup implantation in cemented total hip replacement
EFORT Florence, Italy (2007), Nicoll D, Todkar M, Rowley DI.


Tibial internal rotation is a major cause of pain after total knee replacement
BOA Annual Congress Glasgow (2006), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.


Cruciate retaining vs. posterior stabilised total knee replacement: a five-year analysis
Quincentenary Congress. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.


The influence of age, gender and body mass index on Knee Society data before and after Total Knee Replacement
Quincentenary Congress. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.


Reconstruction of the ACL in a District General Hospital
BOA Annual Congress, Birmingham (2003), Nicoll D, McNicholas MJ, Hadden WA.


Correlation of postoperative rating scales after reconstruction of the ACL
BOA Annual Congress. Birmingham (2003), Nicoll D, Hadden WA.


Initial experience with Visionaire patient matched custom-fit cutting blocks in knee arthroplasty
Smith & Nephew User Group Meeting. Perth, Australia (2010), Nicoll D, Holt K.

Malrotation of the tibial component: an underestimated problem
Exactech Advances in Knee Arthroplasty, London (2010), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.

Tibial component internal rotation is a major cause of pain after total knee replacement
EFORT Florence, Italy (2007), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.

Socio-economic status and geographic variations affect function after TKR
EFORT Florence, Italy (2007), Nicoll D, Mahayni H, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.

The effect of gender, age and body mass index on Total Knee Replacement outcomes
EFORT Florence, Italy (2007), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.

The effect of gender, age and body mass index on Total Knee Replacement outcomes
Zimmer Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.

Component orientation in the painful total knee replacement
Zimmer Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore (2005), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.

The accuracy of CT in determining rotation of Total Knee Replacement components
Zimmer Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore (2005), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.

Factors influencing dislocation rates after total hip replacement
Zimmer Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore (2005), Nicoll D, Campbell DM, Rowley DI.

The Zimmer CPT outcome study: results at seven years
Zimmer Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, McGurty DW, Rowley DI.

Obesity does not affect the accuracy of cup implantation in cemented total hip replacement
EFORT Florence, Italy (2007), Nicoll D, Todkar M, Rowley DI.


Tibial internal rotation is a major cause of pain after total knee replacement
BOA Annual Congress Glasgow (2006), Nicoll D, Rowley DI.


Cruciate retaining vs. posterior stabilised total knee replacement: a five-year analysis
Quincentenary Congress. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.


The influence of age, gender and body mass index on Knee Society data before and after Total Knee Replacement
Quincentenary Congress. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2005), Nicoll D, Johnston LR, Rowley DI.


Reconstruction of the ACL in a District General Hospital
BOA Annual Congress, Birmingham (2003), Nicoll D, McNicholas MJ, Hadden WA.


Correlation of postoperative rating scales after reconstruction of the ACL
BOA Annual Congress. Birmingham (2003), Nicoll D, Hadden WA.