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I was appointed as a Consultant in Leicester in 1993, after a fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Childen. Great Ormond Street. I have a particular interest in paediatric orthopaedics and this now comprises 70% of my work. My other interests are adult hip replacement and impingement surgery, and adult foot disorders.
I have acted as Head of Service for Orthopaedics at the Leicester Royal Infirmary from 1997 to 1999 and as Clinical Director for Accident and Emergency and Orthopaedics from 2000 to 2001. I was Training Programme Director for Orthopaedics in South Trent Deanery from 2002 until 2007.
I have been an Examiner for the Intercollegiate FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) examination since 2004 and I was a member of the Speciality Advisory Committee for Trauma and Orthopaedics from 2006 to 2012.
Areas of interest
Hip replacement surgery; Lower limb disorders; Paediatric orthopaedics; Foot surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
University Hospitals of Leicester
I have published peer-reviewed papers on research into paediatric hip and limb length problems, growth plate injuries in children, primary and revision hip arthroplasty and carpal tunnel syndrome.
National Bronze Award for Clinical Excellence
East Midlands South Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year (2009, 2010 and 2011),
British Orthopaedic Trainees Association, Runer-up for National Trainer of the Year 2010.
Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty for Aseptic Failure.
JBJS 1991; 73-B: 564
Revision open reduction for CDH
JBJS 1993; 75-B: 744
What follow up is required for children with a family history of DDH
J Ped Orth B. 2007. 16, 399
Outcome of carpal tunnel decompression. The influence of age, gender and occupation
Int Orth 2009. 33; 1305
Pigmented villonodular synovitis.
Foot. 19. 2009. 186
Courses offered to GPs
Paediatric Orthopaedics - all topics
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Adult foot problems
- University of Sheffield Medical School University of Sheffield 1979
- Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1983
- Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England Royal College of Surgeons of England 1984
Reference number 2480598
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Intercollegiate Examiner for FRCS ( Trauma and Orthopaedics) Joint Royal Colleges of Surgeons 2013
- Member Specialist Advisory Committee in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Joint Royal Colleges of surgeons 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow, British Orthopaedic Association
Member, British Society for Children's Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
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