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Mr Sean Hughes qualified from King's College Hospital Medical School, London in l995. He was trained in London, Sussex and Surrey, culminating in Trauma and Upper Limb fellowships in New Zealand and Guildford, before taking up his Consultant appointment at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford.
He specialises in musculoskeletal trauma and upper limb conditions. He is a Faculty Member of the Damage Control Orthopaedic Trauma surgery course at the Royal College of Surgeons, London.
Areas of interest
Hand; Wrist; Shoulder; Elbow; Musculoskeletal trauma; Upper limb conditions
- Jackie Smith (Private Medical Secretary)
- The Guildford Nuffield Hospital Stirling Road Surrey Research Park GUILDFORD GU2 7RF
- 01483 555816
- 07766 911663
- Linda Hooley
- Royal Surrey County Hospital Trauma & Orthopaedics Dept. Egerton Road GUILDFORD GU2 7XX
- 01483 406670
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 at: The Royal Surrey County Hospital Guildford, Egerton Rd, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XX
Haslemere Community Hospital,
Church Lane, Haslemere GU27 2BJ
Cranleigh Village Community Hospital,
6 High St, Cranleigh GU6 8AE
MSc Orthopaedic Engineering
Dissertation: A new and effective tension-band braided polyester suture technique for transverse
patellar fracture fixation.
Senior Doctor at Parham Point to Point,
Rugby, Fishing, Shooting, Dog but above all: Family
Royal Society of Medicine, Orthopaedics Section, President’s Prize Papers:
A new and effective tension-band braided polyester suture technique for transverse patellar fracture fixation.
MSc Orthopaedic Engineering dissertation.2005
Raine Prize: Winning Presentation
(South West Thames Orthopaedic SpR Rotation Annual Prize) 2003
Observations on the tension-band suture technique.
Hearnden AJ (Presenter), Hughes SCA, Stott PM.
Published academic papers:
Ahmed Elmorsy, James Nutt, Nick Taylor, Justin Kirk-Bayley and Sean Hughes
Iatrogenic forearm compartment syndrome
Journal of the Intensive Care Society 2017, Vol. 18(1) 63–65
Oliver Chan, Syed Z Nawaz, Sean Hughes, John Skinner
Extensive pyogenic myositis of the hip in an immuno-competent patient: a case report
J R Soc Med Sh Rep. November 2011 vol. 2 no. 11. 2:90.
Jandhyala S, Unnithan A, Hughes S, Hong T.
Subscapularis tenotomy versus lesser tuberosity osteotomy during total shoulder replacement: a
comparison of patient outcomes.
J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Oct;20(7):1102-7. Epub 2011 Jun 29.
Hughes SCA, Stott PM, Hearnden AJ, Ripley LG
A new and effective tension-band braided polyester suture technique for transverse patellar
Injury. 2007 Feb;38(2):212-22.
ATLS Secondary Survey Mnemonic: Has My Critical Care Assessed Patient’s Priorities Or Next Management Decision
Emerg Med J. 2006 Aug;23(8):661-2.
Hughes SCA, David LA, Turner R
Storm in a T-CUP: Thyroid crisis following trauma.
Injury 2003 Dec; 34 (12) : 946-947
Hughes SCA, Belcher HRJC
Jurgan pin ball fingertip pressure necrosis.
British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2003 Jan; 56, (1): 75-76
Hughes SCA, Hearnden AJ
Centralised guide wire replacement after DHS reaming.
Abstracts from the 2003 Meeting of the British Trauma Society
Injury Extra (2003) 34 , 26-27
Hughes SCA, Sheppard M, Goldstraw P.
Benign intramural Schwannoma of the oesophagus: a diagnostic pitfall.
European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery/Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 2 (2)
2003 p 212-214
Norris PM, Hughes SCA, Strachan CLJ.
Spontaneous rupture of a benign cavernous haemangioma of the spleen, following thrombolysis.
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2003May;25 (5):476-7
Chan YC, Hughes SC, Ward SP, Strachan CJ
Blanching of the tongue as a transient ischaemic attack.
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Extra 4, 18-19 (2002)
Papagiannopoulos K, Hughes S, Nicholson A, Goldstraw P.
Cystic lung lesions in the paediatric and adult population: surgical experience at the Brompton.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2002;73:1594-1598
Carr-White G, Afoke A, Birks E, Hughes S, O'Halloran A, Glennan S, Edwards S,Eastwood M, Yacoub M H.
Aortic root characteristics of human pulmonary autografts.
Circulation 2000;102(suppl III):III-15-III-21.
Courses offered to GPs
Very happy to visit GP or Physio practices to talk on upper limb subjects.
- MBBS KINGS COLLEGE HOSPITAL LONDON 1995
- MRCS Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2001
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering Cardiff University, Wales, UK 2005
- FRCS (TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDICS) Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Trauma and Orthopaedics, UK 2008
- CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) General Medical Council 2010
- Royal Navy: RNR Officer Initial Naval Training course Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth 2013
Reference number 4199078
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- TRAUMA LEAD RSCH GUILDFORD 2016
- Faculty on the Royal College of Surgeons’ Damage Control Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery (DCOTS) Royal College of Surgeons 2015
- Educational Supervisor Royal Surrey County Hospital 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Listed on GMC Specialist Register, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
Faculty on the Royal College of Surgeons’ Damage Control Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery (DCOTS)
- BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, Harvey Rd,...
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 07766 911663
- Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital, GU2 7RF
- 09:00 - 19:30
- 07766 911663
Post treatment communication
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