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Mr Suresh Thomas 06037359

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

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  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust.
Qualifications - MBBS, MRCSEd, MSc, FRCS(Tr & Orth), Fellow EBOT, PG Cert (Med Ed).
Specialisation - Lower Limb Arthroplasty (Hip and Knee replacements), Arthroscopy and General Trauma.
Training - I did my higher surgical orthopaedic training from North East England. I then underwent further fellowship training in hip and knee replacements from the University of Toronto, the prestigious centre for hip surgery, Wrightington and then the Golden Jubilee Hospital, Glasgow.
I was awarded the British Orthopaedic Association travelling fellowship to Endo-Klinik, Hamburg and University Hospital, Copenhagen, where I received training in hip / knee replacements and rapid recovery programme.
Practice - My clinical practice includes, management of lower limb disorders; including hip and knee replacements, knee meniscal injuries and general trauma.
Others roles- I have a keen interest in academic activities. I am also actively involved in teaching and I am a foundation programme tutor for junior doctors . I am a faculty member at FRCS (Orth) preparatory courses. I have numerous presentations at national and international meetings; including the British Orthopaedic Association, European Orthopaedics, Canadian Orthopaedics and American Academy. I have several publications as first author and have co-authored a FRCS Orth book chapter. I am a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society.

Areas of interest

Hip; Hip arthritis; Hip replacement;
Knee; Knee arthritis; Knee replacement;
Knee arthroscopy; Knee meniscus injury;
Age range - 18 and above

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