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Richard trained at Nottingham Medical School graduating BM, BS in 1994.
After House Jobs at Queen’s Medical Centre he was appointed as a Lecturer in Human Anatomy for a year at Nottingham University.
Basic surgical training in the Mersey region followed - attaining FRCSEd in 1999. He then progressed onto higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in the Mersey region qualifying FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) in 2004.
Having developed a sub-specialist interest in knee surgery Richard undertook a Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital – the hospital set up by Sir John Charnley, the pioneer of modern joint replacement surgery.
Richard specializes in all aspects of knee surgery including: Primary & Revision knee arthroplasty, unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, knee ligament reconstruction, meniscal surgery & articular cartilage surgery. He also performs primary total hip arthroplasty.
Areas of interest
Knee ligament reconstruction;
Primary and Revision Knee arthroplasty;
Patient Specific Instrumentation for Knee Arthroplasty;
Unicompartmental Knee arthroplasty;
Primary Hip Arthroplasty;
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Patient perceived outcomes following knee replacement surgery
Biomechanical factors affecting extensor mechanism recovery following different surgical approaches to the knee
Clinical Excellence Award
Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (British and American) and Knee Journal
Courses offered to GPs
I am always very happy to give talks to any healthcare professional groups
- BMedSci(Hons) University of Nottingham Medical School 1992
- BM, BS University of Nottingham Medical School 1994
- FRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1999
- FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) Intercollegiate Board 2004
- Basic Surgical Training Mersey Deanery 1996
- Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics Mersey Deanery 1999
Reference number 4096539
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman of The Medical Advisory Committee Fitzwilliam Hospital 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST in Trauma & Orthopaedics, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
- Fitzwilliam Hospital, PE3 9AQ
- 08:30 - 20:00
- 01733 261717
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
During office hours please contact my secretary on 07714 625 692 or the Fitzwilliam Hospital switchboard on 01733 261 717 and they will contact me directly
Out of hours please contact the Fitzwilliam Hospital ward on 01733 842 375
If I am away on annual leave then there will be a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon covering me