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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working in Northumbria NHS Trust and Private Practice since 1998.
Graduate of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School, and trained in Newcastle based Registrar rotation and London, Ontario, Canada, sub- specialising in Hip and Knee surgery.
I have particular interest in hip and knee joint replacement and revision (re-do joint replacement) surgery, knee arthroscopy and hip arthroscopy and arthroscopic hip impingement surgery.
I perform approximately 200 primary hip and knee replacements, 50 revision joint replacements and 60 hip arthroscopies a year.
I organise Royal College of Surgeons Hip and Knee Replacement courses, and have taught recently in the UK, Germany and Italy on the subject of joint replacement. I am currently an examiner for the FRCS(Trauma and Orthopaedics) examination.
Member of the British Hip Society.
Areas of interest
Hip arthroscopy; Knee arthroscopy; Lower limb disorders; Hip disorders; Trauma; Hip replacement surgery; Knee replacement surgery;hip revision surgery;hip arthroscopy;knee replacement surgery;knee revision surgery
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon
Northumbria NHCT Foundation Trust
Recent research interests include hip replacement surgery, techniques in revision hip surgery and results of hip arthroscopy.
Fell walking, gardening, bee keeping.
ACCEA National Bronze Award
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Journal of Bone and Joint
Journal of Arthroplasty
Courses offered to GPs
Joint injection techniques
Referral thresholds for hip and knee arthroplasty
Examination of hip and knee
Hip arthroscopy and impingement surgery
- MB BS University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1987
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeon of England 1992
- FRCS (Orth) Intercollegiate Specialty Board 1997
- Lower Limb Arthroplasty Fellowship University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada 1997
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- FRCS (Orth) Examiner Intercollegiate Specialty Board 2013
- Specialist Advisory Committee Member JCST 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
- Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 07541 878329
- Spire Washington Hospital, NE38 9JZ
- 18:30 - 20:00
- 07541 878329
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