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I am an upper limb consultant surgeon who specializes in treating shoulder, elbow and hand conditions, using ‘keyhole’ and ‘open’ surgical techniques. I was appointed as an upper limb consultant to the University Hospital Southampton in 2016.
I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2003 and completed my specialist orthopaedic training in Hampshire and Oxfordshire. I was awarded specialist upper limb fellowships at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital in Oxford and at the University Hospital Southampton.
I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and member of the British Orthopaedic Society and British Elbow & Shoulder society.
I was have published over 30 peer-reviewed papers and am an author in internationally recognised medical textbooks. I was awarded a Medical Doctorate for research from Leeds University regarding work on mesenchymal stem cells. I am currently a reviewer for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and primary investigator for national research trials.
I am the Trauma & Orthopaedic lead for undergraduate students at the University of Southampton and am passionate regarding the teaching of trauma care, which I have undertaken in the UK and Africa
In my spare time I enjoy running and spending time with my young family in the Hampshire countryside.
Areas of interest
Shoulder surgery; shoulder arthroscopy; rotator cuff repair; subacromial decompression; shoulder stabilisation; shoulder replacement; acromioclavicular joint surgery; Elbow surgery; tennis elbow; golfers elbow; ulnar nerve decompression/transposition; elbow arthroscopy; elbow replacement; Hand surgery; Dupuytren's surgery; carpal tunnel decompression, trapeziectomy; ganglion excision, fracture fixation
- Charlotte Feist
- Spire Southampton Hospital Chalybeate Close Southampton SO16 6UY
- 023 8091 4491
- 023 8091 4413
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Paul Dawson Not Fee Assured
- Dr Vaughan Thomas Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
My NHS practice is based at the University Hospital Southampton, where I was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon (shoulder, elbow and hand specialist) in 2016.
I have published over 30 peer-reviewed papers. I was awarded a Medical Doctorate for research from Leeds University for work on mesenchymal stem cells. I am currently a reviewer for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and primary investigator for national research trials.
1) Mesenchymal stem cells
2) Shoulder trauma
3) Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
1) Spending time with my young family in Hampshire countryside
Undergraduate lead for orthopaedics at University of Southampton
Cox G, Rees JL. The Shoulder. In: Hochberg MC, Silman AJ, Smolen JS, Weinblatt ME, Weisman WH editors. Rheumatology, vol 7 – in press
MRI appearances of the femur following bone graft harvesting using the Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator. Rankine JJ, Hodgson RJ, Tan HB, Cox G, Giannoudis PV. Injury. 2015. 46(S8):65-67
Patient Satisfaction and Patient Reported Outcome Measure Data in Arthroscopic Release of Frozen Shoulder. Ray RK, Patel A, Cox G, Cole A. Orthopedics & Rheumatology. 2015. 1(1).
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction evolution and current concepts. Lord B, Grice J,
Cox G, Yasen S, Wilson A.
D, Jones E. Orthopaedics & Trauma. 2015. 29(1) 12–23
High abundance of CD271(+) multipotential stromal cells (MSCs) in intramedullary cavities of long bones. Cox G, Boxall SA, Giannoudis PV, Buckley CT, Roshdy T, Churchman SM, McGonagle D, Jones E. Bone. 2012. 50(2):510-7.
Current Concepts: Cerebral Fat Embolism and Orthopaedic Surgery. Cox G, Tzioupis, Calori GM, Green J, Seligson, Giannoudis PV. Injury. 2011. 42(4) S6-S10.
The reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA): A harvester of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Cox G, McGonagle D, Boxall S, Buckley CT, Jones E, Giannoudis PV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011. 93(4):517-24.
The reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA): Indications & clinical results: A systematic review. Cox G, Jones E, McGonagle D, Giannoudis PV. Int Orthop. 2011. 35(7):951-6.
Bone-turnover markers in fracture healing. Cox G, Einhorn TA, Tzioupis C, Giannoudis PV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010. 92(3):329-34.
Elderly tibial shaft fractures: Open fractures are not associated with increased mortality rates. Cox G, Jones S, Nikolaou VS, Kontakis G, Giannoudis PV. Injury. 2010. 41(6):620-3.
Acute compartment syndrome of the lower extremity: an update. Tzioupis C, Cox G,
Giannoudis PV. Orthopaedics & Trauma. 2009. 23(6):433-440.
Avascular necrosis of bilateral trochlea following chemotherapy. Cox G, Ketzer B. Internet Journal of Orthopaedics. 2009. 13(1).
Femoral neck stress fractures in military recruits. Talbot J, Cox G, Langham M, Parker P. J R Army Med Corps. 2008. 154(1):47-50.
- BMedSci (Hons) University of Nottingham 2001
- BMBS University of Nottingham 2003
- MRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006
- MD(Res) University of Leeds 2012
- FRCS (T&O) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014
- Upper limb Fellow Oxford Teaching Hospitals 2015
- Shoulder Fellow University Hospital Southampton 2015
Reference number 6077411
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Undergraduate lead for Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Southampton 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist register for Trauma & Orthopaedics, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons (Fellow)
British Orthopaedic Association (Member)
British Elbow & Shoulder Society (Member)
- Chalybeate CloseSOUTHAMPTONSO16 6UY
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 023 8091 4491
- Winchester RoadChandler's FordEASTLEIGHSO53 2DW
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 023 8091 4491
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
George Cox 07949375745