My Training

1997 to present day:  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, West Hertfordshire NHS Trust

My Postgraduate Training

  • 3 yr Registrar rotation at Royal Aberdeen Hospitals
  • 3 yr Senior Registrar rotation at RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital, Shropshire
  • Fellowship in upper limb surgery at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto
  • Fellowship at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore

Ongoing Education

I regularly attend conferences in the UK, France and the United States, most recently:

  • BESS (British Elbow & Shoulder Society) Annual Meeting, Dublin, June 2016
  • Shoulder Masterclass Arthroscopy & Shoulder Arthroplasty 2 days, Arthrolab, Munich April 2016
  • 5th Birmingham Live Surgery Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Saturday 19th March 2016
  • BESS (British Elbow & Shoulder Society) Annual Meeting, Sheffield, July 2015
  • Warwick Sports Shoulder Surgery Course, December 2014
  • Day spent in theatre observing Professor Levy, Reading, UK, November 2014
  • British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, September 2014
  • Reading Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, July 2014
  • British Elbow & Shoulder Society Annual Meeting, June 2014
  • Mathys Shoulder Conference, Aberdeen, December 2013

Teaching

Throughout my career I have enjoyed teaching junior doctors in clinic and theatre and regularly attend clinical training sessions with junior doctors at Watford General Hospital.  I regularly take part in teaching sessions for local GP’s and physiotherapists, giving talks and demonstrations of examination or injection techniques.

Other Professional Commitments

  • Interviewer and examiner for London North West Thames Deanery.
  • Assisting with shortlisting and interviewing of Specialist Registrar candidates for Record of In Training Assessments (RITA’s) which involves meetings around the UK.
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Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • General Medical Council
  • Fellow, British Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow, British Elbow & Shoulder Society
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh