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Mr. Parratt is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon practising at the Oaks Hospital and Colchester General Hospital (CGH). His specialist interest is in hip and knee surgery, particularly hip and knee replacement/revision replacement and soft tissue knee reconstruction, including meniscal and cartilage surgery.
He qualified with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2003. Junior doctor posts led to a wide and varied experience including working at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH). He experienced work in Scotland, England and New Zealand during this period. Subsequently, he was awarded a research fellowship, specifically looking into cartilage injury and regeneration and musculoskeletal cancers. His interest in cartilage regeneration procedures stems from this research.
Mr. Parratt was then selected to train on the world renowned Stanmore training rotation, based from the RNOH. He gained a huge amount of expertise, both in district general hospitals and tertiary referral centres. He ended his rotation with two years at the RNOH, honing his skills in hip and knee surgery. He was awarded a fellowship in hip and knee reconstruction (under the tutelage of Professor Tim Briggs and Mr. Richard Carrington) at the RNOH prior to taking up his post in Colchester.
Mr. Parratt has a keen interest in developing services allied to operative orthopaedics. He is the Unit Training Director at CGH, involved in the training of younger doctors. He is also a board member of the iconic Iceni Centre at the Hospital. Furthermore, Mr. Parratt is the lead for the enhanced recovery programme at CGH. This is designed to integrate patients into their own care, such that they are fully informed and prepared for their upcoming surgery, in an effort to maximise recuperation.
Aside from the day to day job, Mr. Parratt enjoys spending time with his family, along with following all sports, particularly rugby, having played the game to international level as a youth. His knowledge of sports injuries comes from firsthand experience!
Areas of interest
Mr. Parratt treats patients over a large age range. In patients suffering from osteoarthritis, he performs total hip and knee replacements, including patient specific implants. He also performs partial knee replacements, specifically, unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) and patello-femoral joint replacement (PFJR).
In addition to primary joint replacement, he also performs revision hip and knee replacement. This entails removing existing implants and reconstructing the joint with new ones. His experience at the RNOH has led him to develop expertise in massive replacement of bone (endoprosthetic replacement).
Furthermore, he specialises in knee injuries/sports injuries. He performs anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, patello-femoral stabilising procedures (medial patello-femoral ligament reconstructio and tibial tubercle osteotomy), meniscal surgery (including repair) and cartilage regeneration procedures.
- Hayley Secrett
- Oaks Hospital Oaks Place 120 Mile End Road Colchester CO4 5XR
- 01787 210217
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Tamas Malaj Fee Assured
- Dr William Konarzewski Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Colchester General Hospital
Robotic assisted joint replacement
Spending time with family
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB.ChB) - 2003
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd) - 2007
Stryker Research Fellowship - 2008
Best poster prize, British Orthopaedic Oncology Society - 2009
Best poster prize, European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society - 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Trauma and Orthopaedics (FRCSEd Tr &Orth) - 2015
1. Parratt MTR, Donaldson JR, Flanagan AM, Saifuddin A, Pollock RC, Skinner JA, Cannon SR, Briggs TWR.
Elastofibroma Dorsi: Management, Outcome and Review of the Literature. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010 Feb;92(2):262-6
2. Parratt MTR, Gokaraju K, Spiegelberg BGI, Miles J, Cannon SR, Briggs TWR.
Myolipoma Affecting the Erector Spinae: a case report in a child. Case Report Med 2009:2009:520126. Epub 2009 Nov 8
3. Spiegelberg B, Parratt T, Dheerendra SK, Khan WS, Jennings R, Marsh D.
Ilizarov Principles of Deformity Correction. Ann R Coll Surg 2010;92:101-105
4. Gokaraju K, Sri-Ram K, Donaldson J, Parratt MTR, Blunn GW, Cannon SR, Briggs TWR.
Use of a distal radius endoprosthesis following resection of a bone tumour: a case report. Sarcoma 2009;2009:938295. Epub 2010 Mar 2
5. Spiegelberg BGI, Gokaraju K, Parratt MTR, Flanagan AM, Cannon SR, Briggs TWR.
Late Recurrence of Pelvic Osteosarcoma - a case report and review of the literature. Grand Rounds 2010;10:8-12
6. Verbeke SLJ, Fletcher CDM, Alberghini M, Daugaard S, Parratt T, Flanagan AM, Kroon HMH, Hogendoorn PCW, Bovee JVMG.
A Reappraisal of Haemangiopericytoma of Bone: analysis of cases reclassified as synovial sarcoma and solitary fibrous tumor of bone. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Jun;34(6):777-83
7. Gokaraju K, Miles J, Parratt MT, Blunn GW, Pollock RC, Skinner JA, Cannon SR, Briggs TW. Use of metal proximal radial endoprostheses for treatment of non-traumatic disorders: a case series. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Dec;92(12):1685-9
8. Macmull S, Parratt MT, Bentley G, Skinner JA, Carrington RW, Morris T, Briggs TW.
Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the adolescent knee. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Aug;39(8):1723-30
9. Kyriacou S, Parratt MTR, Pollock RC.
Novel use of a hip spacer to perform reconstruction following extra-articular scapula resection for sarcoma. J Surg Case Rep 2012; 2012(9): 14
10. Batta V, Coathup MJ, Parratt MT, Pollock RC, Aston WJ, Cannon SR, Skinner JA, Briggs TW, Blunn GW.
Uncemented, Custom-made, Hydroxyapatite-coated Collared Distal Femoral Endoprostheses: up to 18 years’ follow-up. Bone Joint J 2014; 96-B:263-9
11. Barrett MD, McLoughlin TF, Gallagher KR, Gatherer D, Parratt MT, Perera JR, Briggs TW.
Effectiveness of a tailored neck training program on neck strength, movement, and fatigue in under-19 male rugby players: a randomized controlled pilot study. Open Access J Sports Med. 2015 May 5;6:137-47
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Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Orthopaedic Association 2010
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Entry to Specialist Register, 2017
- 120 Mile End RoadCOLCHESTERCO4 5XR
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01206 752121
- 120 Mile End RoadCOLCHESTERCO4 5XR
- 18:00 - 19:30
- 01787 210217
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