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Mr Butt is a Consultant Shoulder, Elbow and Upper Limb Surgeon. His elective practice comprises exclusively of surgery to the shoulder, elbow and upper limb. He undertakes a comprehensive array of surgery to these joints and has a particular interest in keyhole surgery for rotator cuff disorders and shoulder instability, as well as open surgery such as joint replacements for arthritis. His trauma practice includes general trauma with a specialism in complex injuries and fractures of the upper limb.
Mr Butt graduated with honours from the University of Birmingham in 2004. His early surgical training took place in the West Midlands, before he returned to Manchester for specialist orthopaedic training. This culminated in him being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012.
He holds UK fellowship training from the renowned Wrightington Upper Limb Unit and Stockport Shoulder unit. Mr Butt was awarded the prestigious ESSKA (European) travelling award, which he undertook with a leading international surgeon in shoulder and sports surgery in Milan, Italy. In recognition off his expertise in upper limb surgery he has been awarded the coveted Mayo Elbow Fellowship at the most recent British Elbow and Shoulder Society Conference in 2017 enabling him to work alongside and exchange ideas with other leaders in upper limb surgery from the USA.
He has produced a number of authoritative articles and book chapters on the management of upper limb and orthopaedic conditions and has published and presented his work internationally with multiple prize-winning accolades. He is the lead for research at Salford Royal and the principal investigator in national orthopaedic research, keeping him at the cutting edge of modern shoulder and elbow surgery.
In his spare time, Mr Butt enjoys playing cricket and racquet sports and traveling with his family.
Areas of interest
Arthroscopic (keyhole) Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tears;
Shoulder Subacromial Decompression
Shoulder Instability (subluxation and dislocation); Shoulder Stabilisation;
Shoulder Separation (ACJ dislocation);
Shoulder Replacement (Reverse and Anatomic); Biceps problems;
Shoulder Labral Tears;
Ulnar Nerve (Cubital Tunnel) Decompression
Upper Limb Trauma;
Upper Limb Fracture Surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Rotator Cuff Regeneration
Quality of life improvements after surgery
Pectoralis Major Injuries
BESS Mayo Elbow Fellowship 2017
SICOT Best Paper Award 2016
ESSKA Travelling Fellowship 2015
BESS Research Prize 2014
Gold Medal Travelling Fellowship 2014
Merit Award 2012
PGCert Medical Education
Honours Awards 2004
Intra-articular findings in symptomatic minor instability of the lateral elbow (SMILE). Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Jul;25(7):2255-2263.
Muscle regeneration following repair of the rotator cuff. Bone Joint J. 2016 Oct;98-B(10):1389-1394.
History of shoulder instability surgery. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Feb;24(2):305-29.
Does arthroscopic subacromial decompression improve quality of life. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Apr;97(3):221-3.
Weightbearing Radiographs Facilitate Functional Treatment of Ankle Fractures of Uncertain Stability.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec;54(6):1042-6.
Pectoralis major ruptures: a review of current management. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Apr;24(4):655-62.
Arthroscopic "Remplissage" for shoulder instability: a systematic review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Feb;24(2):578-84.
Arthroscopic coracoid transfer in the treatment of recurrent shoulder instability: a systematic review of early results.Arthroscopy. 2013 Apr;29(4):774-9.
A fractured and immovable ceramic liner in a screw-fixed acetabular shell during total hip arthroplasty: a case report. J Orthop Surg. 2012 Dec;20(3):395-7.
Complications associated with open coracoid transfer procedures for shoulder instability. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Aug;21(8):1110-9.
What are we doing about septic arthritis? A survey of UK-based rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons. Clin Rheumatol. 2011 May;30(5):707-10.
Arterial injury in total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Dec;25(8):1311-8.
Courses offered to GPs
Shoulder and Elbow Problems
Tips and Tricks In Shoulder Surgery
When to Refer for Shoulder and Elbow Complaints
- MBChB (Honours) University of Birmingham 2004
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- Postgraduate Certifcate in Medical Education Edge Hill University 2012
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) JCST (Joint Committe on Surgical Training) 2014
- Upper Limb Fellowship Wrightington Upper Limb Unit 2013
- Mitek Shoulder Fellowship Stockport Shoulder Unit 2014
- ESSKA Travelling Fellowship Milan, Italy 2015
Reference number 6104791
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
BESS British Elbow and Shoulder Society
BOA British Orthopaedic Association
ESSKA European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
BMA British Medical Association
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