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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Dr Adam Wheldon, MBBS, BSc (Hons), FRCP, qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2002. He was appointed as a Consultant Physician and Geriatrician at Poole General Hospital in 2012. Dr Wheldon specialises in the management of older patients with multiple and complex medical problems.
Dr Wheldon sub specialises in providing comprehensive Pre and Postoperative medical care and rehabilitation to patients with Orthopaedic conditions, and works in one of the leading departments in the country for patients suffering from a fractured neck of femur.
Dr Wheldon leads the Falls Prevention Team at Poole Hospital and specialises in the investigation of Falls and their management. Dr Wheldon also has an interest in Osteoporosis and its treatment, to enable patients to maintain their independence and quality of life.
Areas of interest
Orthogeriatrics, Polypharmacy, Osteoporosis, Falls, Pain Management, Frailty, Complex medical conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Poole Hospital NHS Trust
Recent research into Trauma Service design across the United Kingdom published 2017. "Major Trauma in Older People"
Spending time with my family
Trauma Audit Research Network: "Major Trauma in Older People" Published 2017
Courses offered to GPs
Falls and Osteoporosis.
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2006
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2016
- MBBS Guys, Kings and St Thomas' Medical School 2002
- BSc Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology University of London 1999
Reference number 6055741
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT: Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians
Medical Protection Society
British Geriatrics Society
Post treatment communication
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Dr Adam Wheldon