Qualifications

 

MA                       Oxford University                          1979
MB BS                  London University                        1982
FRCS                    England                                       1986
Specialist Accreditation    (SAC)         DR0307         1993
IME  4849             MedCo                                          2016

GMC Registration (Full with licence to practice):     2569929
 

Malpractice Insurance    MPS 132983

 

ICO Data Protection Register entry Z4680499 

 

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Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust from 1993 until 2021.  

My subspecialty interest is upper limb and hand surgery.

 

Surgical Training 
Hand Surgery Senior Reg with Professor Burke in the Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derby 1991        

 

Medico legal Training    
British Orthopaedic Congress (virtual)                                                              2020
Premex annual conference                                                                               2018
Bond Solon Training in CPR Part 35                                                                 2017
Medicolegal annual congress Premex                                                              2016
MedCo Mandatory Accredited Training for Indirect Medical Experts                2016
Premex/Premier whiplash Cert MR                                                                   2012
Bond Solon The Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witnesses                           2011        
Premex annual conference                                                                               2008
Mobile Doctors Conference :  Update in medico-legal reporting                      2007
Lord Wolff’s reforms for Experts:  Thomas Sands Training                              1999
Bond Solon Course   Preparing Medico legal evidence  Birmingham              1998
Giving Evidence in Court                                                                                  1997

 

 

Court Experience
Attended court on 4 occasions, given evidence twice.  Attended conference with barrister on several occasions.  

 
Research Experience
I am the main author of 15 peer-review published papers, dealing mostly with upper limb topics.  Most recently rotator cuff reconstruction, and Dupuytrens contracture.  I spent one year in the bioengineering Department of Durham University, looking at ways of improving joint replacement in the hand.  One paper won a national prize at a British Orthopaedic Association meeting.
I have visited hospitals in the developing world and in the USA on a professional basis.

 

 

Societies

British Orthopaedic Association                            Member

 

Courses Attended
I attend the annual British Orthopaedic Association National Congress (20+ CPD points).

 

Area Covered

Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Powys, Gloucestershire

 

 

Terms & Conditions
The waiting time for an appointment is usually within 4 weeks from receiving instructions.  
A report is normally emailed the week after examining the patient, or after receiving all the records, whichever is the later.