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- Hand & Wrist
Qualified in 2004 from Cambridge University with a Distinction in Surgery
Higher specialist training in the East Midlands
Previous Orthopaedic Trainee of the Year
Hand Fellowship Training at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby
Mr Gale is currently:
An Educational Supervisor and Royal College Tutor in Orthopaedics
Faculty on 2 Orthopaedic consultant exam courses
Advanced Trauma Life Support Faculty
Areas of interest
Hand and Wrist problems including:
Arthritis and joint stiffness/pain
Wrist arthritis, Finger arthritis, thumb arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Finger joint replacements and fusions.
Wrist fusion - partial and total.
Post traumatic problems
Old fractures of the wrist or hand.
Injuries to the hand and wrist
Nerve problems eg carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome.
Problems from previous treatments in the hand and wrist
Dupuytren’s Disease (including needle treatment, fasciectomy and skin grafts).
Tendon problems including trigger finger and trigger thumb.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2016
- MA Hons (Cantab) Cambridge University 2001
- MB BChir Cambridge University 2004
- Hand Surgery Fellowship Pulvertaft Hand Centre 2017
Reference number 6086663
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Orthopaedic Association
- 748 Mansfield RoadWoodthorpeNOTTINGHAMNG5 3FZ
- 08:30 - 17:00
- 0115 920 9209
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
Mr Michael Gale
The Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital