Dr. Sophie West, MBBS BSc. MSc.

Dr. Sophie West

Surgical Resident – UK

Dr. West is a Surgical Resident in London, UK planning to pursue a career in orthopedics. She was diagnosed at age 28 with bilateral DDH, and has since undergone periacetabular osteotomies on both hips. From this experience she has gained a unique perspective, combining both the patient and professional stand-points.

Now armed with this perspective she finds it important to further the knowledge of Hip Dysplasia and to make this knowledge available to all those in need. Along with Australian author Denise Sutherland (also a member of this advisory board), Sophie has written A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia.


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    Where are they now? Shelby

    Dec 04

    We first heard from Shelby nearly 6 years ago. Her personal battle wit...

    World Journal of Orthopedics - New Report

    Nov 21

    Developmental dysplasia of the hip: What has changed in the last 20 ye...

    Babywearing Study

    Oct 31

    In the picture above, IHDI Medical Director Dr. Charles Price and D...

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    Rosie

    Oct 23

    I was diagnosed with DDH at 9 months old. At the time I was close to b...

    Isabella

    Sep 25

    When my youngest daughter was 2 months old I realized at our most rece...

    June

    Sep 13

    I have suffered back and hip pain for most of my life (over 50 years) ...