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I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. I started my Private Practice in 1999.
I graduated from Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School and completed my specialist orthopaedic training in the North East of England.
I spent one year at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia where I specialised in sports injuries of the knee, as well as hip and knee joint replacements.
I have 18 years experience as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a major interest in sports injuries of the knee with particular focus on anterior ligament reconstruction and cartilage surgery.
I perform around 120 anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction operations per year.
I also specialise in knee and hip joint replacement surgery and performs around 200 hip and knee replacements each year.
Areas of interest
Sports injuries of the knee;
Cartilage surgery including meniscus repair;
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction;
Knee replacement (arthritis);
Hip replacement (arthritis);
- Denise Patterson
- Wansbeck General Hospital Woodhorn Lane Ashington NE63 9JJ
- 01670 529707
- 01670 529656
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Chairman of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Board Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- FRCS (ORTH) ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 1997
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association For Surgery Of The Knee (BASK)
- NEWCASTLE NUFFIELD
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0191 281 6131
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