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Mr Walker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice dedicated to treating patients with problems of the hand and wrist.
Mr Walker is an NHS Consultant at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool, the Major Trauma Centre for Merseyside and Cheshire. There he combines a busy elective hand and wrist surgery practice with orthopaedic and Major Trauma.
He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1999 and undertook higher surgical training in Trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the Edinburgh and Wessex Deaneries, obtaining FRCS (Tr & Orth) in 2013.
He subsequently undertook two UK based fellowships; firstly in trauma at University Hospital Coventry and then at the prestigious Wrightington Hospital for the final 18 months of his training, specialising in hand and wrist surgery.
Areas of interest
Wrist surgery; Hand surgery; Trigger finger; Trigger thumb; Osteoarthitis; Thumb base arthritis; trapeziectomy; Soft tissue injections; Peripheral nerve disorders; Nerve compression; Peripheral nerve surgery; Tendonitis; TendInopathy; Wrist pain; Arthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Trauma; Hand surgery; Wrist arthroscopy; Wrist surgery; Wrist injury; Wrist ligament injury; Wrist ligament repair; Wrist ligament reconstruction; Joint injection; Finger joint replacement; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Cubital tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren's contracture; Dupuytren; Needle aponuerotomy; Percutaneous needle fasciotomy; Xiapex; Collagenase injection; Wrist fractures; Minimally invasive hand surgery (keyhole surgery); wide awake hand surgery; De Quervains disease; ganglions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Aintree University Hospital
- MBChB University of Glasgow 1999
- FRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013
Reference number 4614670
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery, 2015
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.