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I am a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in the management of disorders of the knee and hip. My clinical practice includes the treatment of sports injuries, ligament injuries, arthritis and patella instability.
I undertook my medical educational at the University of St. Andrews, University of Manchester and my specialist Orthopaedic training within the North West of England. After completing my training and becoming a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, I undertook two fellowships to further my expertise in the management of knee and hip disorders. The first was at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital where the focus was on joint preservation and the second at Wrightington Hospital where the focus was on joint replacement.
My practice is evidence based and patient specific. I think it is important for patients to be fully informed about the options that are available for the management of their symptoms and to tailor their treatment accordingly.
Areas of interest
Knee surgery; knee pain; knee osteoarthritis; knee replacement; partial knee replacement; knee arthroplasty; knee arthroscopy; keyhole surgery; meniscus (cartilage) repair; meniscectomy; cartilage regeneration.
Knee preservation surgery including osteotomy around the knee; Soft tissue knee surgery including ligament reconstruction and meniscal surgery; Knee Chondral regeneration; Knee arthroplasty including both partial (unicompartmental) and total knee replacemnt. Knee arthroscopy / arthroscopic knee surgery. Anterior Cruciate Ligament / ACL surgery. Knee Cartilage surgery. Hip arthroplasty / Total hip replacement.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal Bolton Hospital
I spend most of my time outside of work with my family. We like to keep active and are regularly out in the countryside with our cocker spaniel, friends and family.
I am a keen sportsman and reluctantly had to give up competitive rugby a few years ago. When time allows, I enjoy playing golf, going mountaineering and fly fishing. More recently I have taken up mid distance running and yoga which I have found fit well around a busy young family.
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- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2011
- MBChB University of Manchester 2008
- PGCME Edge Hill University 2016
- FRCS - Trauma and Orthopaedics Royal College of Surgeons 2017
- Medical Science BSc St. Andrews University 2005
- Soft Tissue Knee Fellowship Royal Orthopaedic Hospital 2018
- Arthroplasty Fellowship Wrightington Hospital 2019
Reference number 7017138
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Association of Surgery of the Knee
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