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- Hand & Wrist
I am an Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon; qualified in 1984 and appointed Consultant in 1997.
I am also an examiner for the Royal college of Surgeons (Edinburgh and Intercollegiate Board) for the FRCS inTrauma and Orthopaedics in the UK and internationally. I am involved in quality-assurance for this exam and for the British and European Diploma in Hand Surgery on behalf of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand.
I have published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery surgery journals and have reviewed papers for a number of these for the last 10 years.
I have been actively involved in training Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeons for the last 20 years or so.
Areas of interest
Hand surgery; wrist surgery; Dupuytren's disease; surgery for arthritis of the hand and wrist; joint replacement in the hand and wrist; nerve entrapment (e.g.carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuritis); tendon problems; wrist arthroscopy; wrist instability.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic hand and Wrist surgeon, Rotherham.
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield.
Dupuytren's, Joint replacement in the hand and wrist, wrist arthroscopy, degenerative disorders of the hand and wrist, peripheral nerve compression in the upper limb, wrist instability.
Clinical Excellence Awards-6
Numerous papers in hand surgery journals.
National and international presentations
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly teach on Hand and Wrist Surgery and do hands-on practical training in injection techniques.
Outcomes for PROMS are recorded on the BSSH audit database and are within 3 standard deviations of the mean when compared with my peer-group nationally.
- B Med Sci (Hons) University of Nottingham 1982
- BMBS University of Nottingham 1984
- FRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1990
- FRCSEd (Orth) Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995
- MFSTEd Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2014
- Fellowship in Hand and Wrist Surgery Nottingham 1995
Reference number 2924832
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 1997
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for surgery of the Hand.
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- BMI Thornbury Hospital, S10 3BR
- 08:30 - 16:00
- 01709 331032
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
Myself via Thornbury Hospital.
0114 266 1133