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Mr Roberts completed the East Anglian Orthopaedic Training Rotation before undertaking a one year General Upper Limb Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia and a six month Shoulder Fellowship in Cape Town, South Africa under Dr Joe De Beer.
He was appointed as Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Ipswich Hospital in 2004. Whilst he takes part in the general On-Call he has a purely Upper limb elective practice.
Mr Roberts teaches on the Watanabe Shoulder arthroscopy training programme.
Areas of interest
Shoulder surgery including recontructive procedures of the rotator cuff and for instability and shoulder replacements; Upper limb surgery
- Vanessa Sillett
- Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital Foxhall Road IPSWICH IP4 5SW
- 01473 279124
- 01473 279125
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Mr Roberts is the lead for Research in the Ipswich Hospital Trama and Orthopaedic Department. His current Research project is investigating the use of hydrodilatation for frozen shoulders.
Burkhart SS et al. Results of modified Latarjet reconstruction in patients with anteroinferior instability and significant bone loss. Arthroscopy 2007 Oct; 23(10): 1033-41
De Beer J et al. The Congruent-Arc Latarjet. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2009 Jun; 10(2): 62-7.
DeBeer JF et al. Anterior shoulder instability in the elite athlete with specific reference to bony deficiencies. Shoulder & Elbow. 2010 Jan; 2(1): 63-70.
- MB BS University of London 1992
- FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2002
- Visiting Professor of Orthopaedics University Campus Suffolk 2012
Affiliations / memberships
BESS (British Elbow and Shoulder Society)
BOA (British Orthopaedic Association)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01473 279123
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