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I was educated in Oundle School in Peterborough. I underwent undergradute medical training at Charing Cross Medical School, London, and graduated in 1991. Specialist training in Orthopaedics and Trauma followed in the Northern Rotation based in Newcastle, as well as undertaking a Fellowship in Shoulder and Sports Orthopaedics in Edinburgh.
My experience in shoulder surgery was then enhanced in a Travelling Fellowship to Canada and the USA in 2002 where I had the privilege of working with Dr Christopher Harner from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and Dr Anthony Miniaci from the University of Toronto, Canada.
Areas of interest
Shoulder arthroscopic surgery including stabilisations for instability and rotator cuff repair; Shoulder joint replacements; Upper limb surgery; Sports injuries
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2002, and was based at The Friarage Hospital, Northallerton, and James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. In September 2016 I moved to the University Hospital of North Tees to lead the upper limb service.
I participate in varous collaborative research projects through my NHS work. I regularly retrospectively review various aspects of my practice. Results are often published and presented in meetings.
Swimming, skiing, golf, music
English and Chinese
Publications in various orthopaedic journals
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Liow is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Faculty of Health Studies, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, and has presented research papers at various national and international meetings.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBBS Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital, University of London 1991
- FRCS (Tr and Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1995
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedics Assocation
- BMI Woodlands Hospital, DL1 4PL
- 10:00 - 12:00
- 01325 341700
- Friarage Hospital Northallerton DL6 1JG
- 12:30 - 14:00
- 07704 176983
- Nuffield Health Tees Hospital, TS20 1PX
- 09:30 - 12:00
- 01642 360100
Post treatment communication
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