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Mr Karski specialises exclusively in orthopaedic foot and ankle disorders. He qualified from Manchester University in 1999 and underwent his surgical training in the North West of England. He completed his specialist training with a foot and ankle fellowship at Wrightington Hospital, and was awarded a BOFAS travelling fellowship to visit a foot and ankle unit in Baltimore.
Mr Karski specialises exclusively in surgery of the foot and ankle. He treats a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions and his surgical practice ranges from toe surgery to ankle replacement. He has a special interest in sports injuries of the foot and ankle and was honorary orthopaedic surgeon for 5 years to Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
Mr Karski is dedicated to teaching and is co convenor for the Lower limb course FRCS course for orthopaedic surgeons at Wrightington Hospital. He has also given interactive talks to GPs regarding foot and ankle conditions at Wrightington hospital. In addition, he has regularly taught on national and international courses regarding ankle replacement surgery.
Mr Karski’s previous research has been presented nationally and internationally and he has published articles in peer reviewed journals.
Areas of interest
Sports injuries; Arthroscopy; Foot surgery; Ankle surgery; Ankle replacement; Ankle ligament reconstruction; Foot and ankle sports injuries
- Rina Hughes
- Wrightington Hospital Hall Lane Appley Bridge WIGAN WN6 9EP
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS foundation Trust
Total ankle replacement
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBChB University of Manchester 1999
- FRCS Ed. (Tr and Orth) Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2008
- Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Salford 2014
- Honorary Senior lecturer Edgehill University 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Michael Karski, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association member
British Orthopaedic Foot and ankle Society
British Medical Association member
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