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Appointed as a Consultant in 2012. Enthusiastic and hardworking team member of the internationally renowned Trauma Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Fellowship trained in trauma and sub-speciality shoulder reconstruction plus an excellent training in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. Passionate about quality and care improvements for patients.
Areas of interest
Soft tissue injury; frozen shoulder; total shoulder replacement surgery; rotator cuff repair; arthroscopy; tennis/golfer's elbow; wrist fractures; carpal tunnel surgery; injections to painful joints; sports injuries; arthritis; reverse shoulder replacement surgery; calcific tendonitis; extra corporeal shockwave therapy; scapular muscle detachment; AC joint instability/arthritis; suprascapular nerve pain.
- Edinburgh Orthopaedic Specialists
- 2 Millar Crescent EDINBURGH EH10 5HW
- 0131 446 3048
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Acted as Team Doctor for the Scottish Football Association. I hold a BSc in Sports Science.
I am a tenor with the East Lothian Opera company. I live in East Lothian and enjoy golf and tennis.
GLAMOR Travelling Fellowship Award for 2011
Winner Tenovus funding grant for molecular research into frozen shoulders
Active in research
Courses offered to GPs
Shoulder referral guidelines
Examination fo shoulder/elbow
Injection teaching around shoulders
- MBChB University of Glasgow 1997
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2010
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Elbow and Shoulder Surgeon Society 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, EH22 1FE
- 13:30 - 16:00
- 0131 316 2510
- The Edinburgh Clinic, EH10 5BT
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 0131 447 2340
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Please contact Spire Hospital for out of hours telephone contact.
0131 334 0363