Tuesday 25th September

Howard Steel Lecturer: 12:40 – 13:15

Mark Ormrod

Mark Ormrod served for ten years as a Royal Marine, in both Iraq and Afghanistan. While on manoeuvres in Helmand Province he was caught in a landmine explosion and lost both legs and one arm. After defying the odds and surviving the explosion, Mark went on to continue to defy expectations at every turn of his rehabilitation.

He set his sights on standing to receive his campaign medal, and the next goal was to walk down aisle with his fiancée. Having achieved those dreams Mark found new challenges, from the mundane, like driving a non-adapted car, to the extraordinary, like taking on a four-man run across America and handcycling 3,000 miles around the UK in a single month. He then competed in the Invictus Games, in cycling, rowing, swimming and athletics, where he won four medals (and the Exceptional Performance Award) and was singled out for praise by the Games’ founder, Prince Harry.

Mark has written an account of his experiences in his book Man Down, carried the Olympic torch in 2012, and works for a number of charities, including the Royal Marines Association, raising money for veterans, the injured and bereaved families.

King James IV Professorship Lecture: 16:15 – 16:45

Fergal P Monsell

Fergal Monsell

Fergal Patrick Monsell was born in Dublin and emigrated shortly before England last won the World cup. Following appointments to the Consultant staff at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore in 1997, he has been a Consultant at the Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol since 2005.

His paediatric practice is broad based with a special interest is the management of patients with limb deformity. He has some experience in surgical and prosthetic management of this patient group and leads a multi-disciplinary team. He is also involved in all aspects of paediatric trauma and the treatment of children with cerebral palsy using a spectrum of contemporary techniques.

In 2000 he was an ABC travelling fellow, is the immediate Past President of the Limb Reconstruction Society, Member of the Board of the Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery and Member of the Education Committee of the BOA. He is a member of the Council of Management of Bone and Joint Journal is Specialty Editor for paediatrics and is General Editor for AO Surgery Reference (Paediatric Trauma)

Wednesday 26th September

Presidential Guest Lecturer : 12:10 – 12:40

Dr Mathew Varghese

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Dr Mathew Varghese is a graduate and a post-graduate in orthopaedic surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi. He is currently the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, St Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi, and served as Director of the hospital 1999-2006. He was instrumental in changing the profile of the hospital to a super-specialty tertiary care centre even while maintaining a large community outreach programme.

He is as an expert on injury control, epidemiology of injuries, pre-hospital care and emergency care of trauma patients. He has specialized in trauma care with particular emphasis on reconstructive surgery for trauma and deformities in adult and paediatric patients. He is the co-author of the book ‘When someone is hurt’ a first aid guide which has been translated into five languages, and ‘Prehospital Trauma Care Systems’ published by the WHO. He is also an associate faculty at the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, A WHO collaborating centre at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

He received the Award of Honour for Reconstructive Surgery in Polio Patients in 1996, the National Award for Excellence in Medicine by the T. P. Jhunjunwala Foundation for the year 2004-2005, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award – 2007, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

Robert Jones Lecture: 13:40 – 14:10

Prof Hamish Simpson

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Professor Hamish Simpson is Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma, and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Edinburgh, specialising in limb reconstruction, musculoskeletal infection and paediatric deformity. He was trained in Cambridge, Oxford, Bath and Gloucester. He carried out fellowships in Toronto and with Ilizarov in Kurgan, before taking up post as Reader and then Professor of Orthopaedics in Oxford, where he ran the limb reconstruction unit and established the bone infection unit in collaboration with microbiological and infectious diseases colleagues.

He is an elected BOA council member.  He is immediate past president of the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society and previously has been President of the British Limb Reconstruction Society, the Association of Professors of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the British Orthopaedic Research Society. He is keen to support trainees carrying out higher degrees and has supervised over 50 doctoral theses.

He has research interests in stem cells for musculoskeletal repair, musculoskeletal infection, novel cutting methodologies and impaired bone healing and for work in these areas, has been awarded Hunterian and King James IV professorships by the English and Edinburgh colleges respectively. He also has research themes aimed at optimising patient outcomes and has led multiple multicentre studies to help achieve this.

Thursday 27th September

Naughton Dunn Lecturer: 10:30 – 12:00

Prof. Dr. C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD

Prof. Niek van DijkProf. Dr. C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD is a leading authority for arthroscopic surgery of the ankle. He is the founder of the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle school and currently working in the FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence in Madrid, Clinic Ripo l& DePrado and VanDijk and the FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence in Porto, Clinica de Dragão. Between 2002-2016 he was head of the Orthopaedic Department of the AMC hospital (Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam) and a professor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Amsterdam, where he specialised in surgery of the ankle and hindfoot.

In 2000 Niek van Dijk started the first Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Course. The success of the course and the techniques of the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School lead him to develop the free accessible Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Platform www.ankleplatform.com.

He is an honorary member of several Societies and Associations. He  guided over 50 PhD`s in their thesis, published over 350 scientific indexed publications, wrote over 100 book chapters and presents on average 25 international lectures a year. He is also the founding editor of JISAKOS, the journal of ISAKOS.

Adrian Henry Lecture: 10:30 – 11:00

Prof. Romain Seil

Professor Seil studied medicine in Luxembourg and Brussels. He trained in Belgium and Germany. He received his diploma in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1998 and of Special Orthopaedic Surgery in 2001 by the Medical Association of Saarland / Germany. He wrote his doctoral thesis on meniscal repair in 2001 and his professoral thesis (habilitation) on pediatric anterior cruciate ligament injuries in 2003. Professor Seil works as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg since September 2004 where he is Head of the Department of the musculoskeletal system. His main areas of clinical activity are orthopaedic sports medicine as well as primary and revision knee reconstructive surgery. He was appointed extraordinary professor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Saarland in 2007. Prof. Seil is co-director of the Luxembourg Olympic Medical Centre and of the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory of the “Luxembourg Institute of Health”. His scientific work deals with the analysis and improvement of diagnostic, surgical and non-surgical principles of overuse and sports-related joint injuries and diseases as well as on the investigation and promotion of primary and secondary prevention initiatives in sports medicine and joint surgery. Prof. Seil is a founding member and serves as board of trustee’s member of the Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics, the basic science journal of the ESSKA. He is co-editor of the journals “Arthroskopie” (official journal of the German-speaking Arthroscopy Association AGA) and Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology (official journal of the GOTS) as well as editorial board member and reviewer of several scientific journals in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He authored and coauthored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and was selected as featured author of the month August 2015 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Professor Seil is fellow of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine since 2001 and member of many national and international medical professional societies. He is currently Past President of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), as well as President of the German-speaking Society in Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS). From 2003 until 2005, he was chairman of the arthroscopy committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). In 2014 he was president of the Annual Meeting of the French Arthroscopy Society in Luxembourg and in 2016 he has been president of the Annual Meeting of the GOTS in Munich

King James IV Professorship Lecture: 12:10 – 12:40

Prof Jon Clasper

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Jon qualified from Glasgow University in 1986 and completed his basic surgical training in the armed forces. His higher surgical training included a year at the major trauma centre in Baltimore, USA, and 3 years at Oxford. His clinical post is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital.

From 2009-14 Jon was the Defence Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedics. He is the author of a number of book chapters and of specific papers on trauma and upper limb surgery and has gained doctorates in both Medicine and Philosophy. In 2010 Jon was appointed as a Visiting Professor in Bioengineering at Imperial College London.

As Clinical Lead in the Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies (CBIS), Jon is responsible for the clinical direction of all its research activities. CBIS has a growing team of scientists, engineers and clinicians across the civilian and military domain leading the knowledge and understanding of the complex problem of blast injuries.

You will find regular updates on the Centenary Congress speakers below:

Tuesday 25th September – Revalidation Sessions

Tumour ( BOOS) Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair: Paul Cool

Paul Cool
Mr Cool is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and clinical director at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry.

He is the president of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester.

Co- Chair: Craig Gerrand

Craig Gerrand Craig Gerrand is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Cancer Lead at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He specialises in the management of patients with bone and soft tissue tumours, including bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

He is the chair of the NCRI bone sarcoma studies group and President of the British Sarcoma Group. His research interests include surgical aspects of sarcoma care, survivorship and rehabilitation after treatment.

Jonathan Stevenson

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Jonathan Stevenson is a specialist in orthopaedic oncology and arthroplasty at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust. After graduating from the University of Birmingham with degrees in biomedical sciences and medicine in 2005, he undertook postgraduate orthopaedic training on the Stoke/Oswestry rotation in the West Midlands. He began working at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust as a senior fellow in 2015 and has been a consultant since 2016. Jonathan specialises in paediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas and complex arthroplasty, particularly prosthetic joint infection. He is a Senior Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedics at Aston University. He was awarded the British Orthopaedic Association International travelling fellowship award in 2014 and the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society European travelling fellowship award in 2015. He has also completed the British Orthopaedic Association clinical leadership programme and was awarded a certificate in strategic management and leadership.

Lee Jeys

Robert Ashford

Robert Ashford

He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the East Midlands Sarcoma Service in 2007. His clinical interests are soft tissue sarcoma and palliative orthopaedic surgery. He has published extensively on metastatic bone disease, soft tissue sarcomas and desmoid fibromatosis.

He was co-chair of the BOA/BOOS working party that rewrote the guidelines on management of metastatic bone disease. He has recently been appointed an Honorary Associate Professor in Cancer Studies at the University of Leicester.

In 2014 Mr Ashford was selected by the British Orthopaedic Association as an American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellow.

Tom Cosker

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Tom Cosker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon who works at the Tumour Oncology Unit in Oxford and has a Specialist Interest in Upper Limb Oncology Surgery and Reconstruction. He is Upper Limb Fellowship trained and completed a Fellowship at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter.

Tom has variously worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital (in the Spinal Injuries Unit alongside some of the UK’s foremost Spinal Surgeons), High Wycombe Hospital (specialising in Arthroplasty and general orthopaedic trauma), the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (specialising in Upper Limb Surgery), the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading (again specialising in Upper Limb Surgery), and the John Radcliffe Hospital (specialising in General Orthopaedic Trauma) and a particularly busy and rewarding year at Northampton General Hospital.

Tom Cosker has published around 40 peer reviewed publications and has written around 10 books and mini guides covering everything from Shoulder Surgery to Career Guidance for those seeking posts in Higher Surgical Training. Tom Cosker is a passionate and enthusiastic educator who enjoys lecturing large groups in smaller more informal settings with medical students and more junior doctors. Tom Cosker has also completed a Masters in Trauma Surgery at the University of Wales College of Medicine, graduating with a Merit.

BJJ 360 Session Speakers

Chair : Ben Ollivere

Ben Ollivere is Clinical Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Nottingham and Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Major Trauma Surgeon at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and He has a keen interest in training and education and is currently the Training Programme Director for Health Education East Midlands in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. His clinical expertise lies in complex trauma and reconstruction, particularly in non-union, infection and limb reconstruction. His academic interests compliment his clinical interests.

He is Editor in Chief of Bone and Joint 360, and active researcher in basic science, translational research and clinical trials. His active ongoing research themes include chest injury, outcomes from polytrauma, big data and refined analysis, rehabilitation following injury and outcome sets.

Andrew Duckworth

Andrew was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon in the Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in January 2018.  He trained in Edinburgh and following completion of this, was an Upper Limb Fellow at the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit. Andrew’s clinical interests are in trauma and upper limb surgery, with a focus on injuries around the elbow and wrist.  He was awarded my PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2016.  My current research interests include clinical trials in orthopaedic trauma, large data and patient reported outcome measures.  Andrew is a Module Lead and Clinical Tutor for the MSc in Clinical Trials at the University of Edinburgh.  He is also a reviewer for several journals, an Associate Editor for Trials and an Editorial Board Member for Bone & Joint 360.

Daren Forward

John Geoghegan

Qualified Nottingham University Medical School, 1997. North Trent T&O SpR Rotation. Wrightington Upper Limb Fellowship, 2008. Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, appointed 2009. Full time NHS practice with Orthopaedic Trauma on call.

Clinical Lead for shoulder and elbow surgery, Nottingham Shoulder & Elbow Unit and East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, QMC. Founder and Chair of the East Midlands Specialist Orthopaedic Network for Shoulder & Elbow Arthroplasty. Extensive tertiary referral practice including primary, complex, trauma and revision shoulder arthroplasty from the young to the elderly.

Member of the National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Loughborough University. NUH clinic reviewing elite athletes with sports injuries of the shoulder & Elbow.

Research interests include acute rotator cuff tears, shoulder injuries in athletes, proximal humeral fractures and shoulder arthroplasty. Clinical Investigator for shoulder surgery studies with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Course organiser, lecturer and demonstrator of surgical techniques in shoulder surgery (including arthroscopic live surgery) in the UK and Europe. Invited by the British Elbow & Shoulder Society to give Instructional Course (Decision Making in Contemporary Shoulder Replacement: Coventry 2017) and Masterclass Lectures (ACJ Reconstruction & Failure: Biomechanics, Mode of Failure, Investigation, P.acnes: Glasgow 2018).

Michael Whitehouse

Michael Whitehouse is a Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon and clinical academic at the University of Bristol. He carries out his clinical work at North Bristol NHS Trust and is part of the Major Trauma Team and Avon Orthopaedic Centre. His particular clinical interests are lower limb arthroplasty, revision arthroplasty (particularly for prosthetic joint infection and periprosthetic fractures), hip fractures, open fractures and major trauma. He carried out his higher surgical training in South West Thames and Bristol, also completing fellowships in Vancouver and Bristol. He was an NIHR Clinical Lecturer during his training, a McMinn Scholar and Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellow and Travelling Fellow. He is part of the University of Bristol lot 2 contract team that delivers statistical analysis for the National Joint Registry. His primary research interests are in the analysis of large routinely collected datasets such as the NJR, NHFD and CPRD, surgical and implant performance, the treatment of prosthetic joint infection, hip fracture care, ankle fractures, first-in-human clinical trials, multicentre trial design and delivery, evidence synthesis and surgical innovation.

Sebastian Dawson-Bowling

BORS Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair: Julian Owen

Co-Cair: Vinay Takwale, Preseident of BODS

Amit Chandratreya

Mr Amit Chandratreya is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Princess of Wales & ABM University Hospitals, Bridgend. Mr Chandratreya has a special interest in ligament reconstruction and joint preservation surgery and has successfully organised the 2011 BASK Annual meeting in Cardiff.  He organizes “MENISCUS” a  quarterly complex knee meeting in South Wales and is an active member of the UK Biological Knee Society. He  regularly teaches on national and international courses.

Daniel Engelke

Mr Daniel Engelke is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is the Service Line Director for Trauma & Orthopaedics. Mr Vinay Takwale is also a Consultant orthopaedic Surgeon at the same hospital and is the Chief of Surgery for the Division of Surgery. In addition is presently the president of the British Orthopaedic Directors Society. There has been a significant UK interest in the GIRFT pilot project at Gloucestershire Hospitals that ring fences the elective bed base to one site and trauma to the other site.

Fay Gilder

Dr Gilder is a Consultant Anaesthetist & the Clinical Director for Improvement & Transformation at Cambridge University Hospitals. Dr Gilder has redesigned the pre-operative assessment clinic processes to successfully improve patient and end-user (surgeons and anaesthetists) experience (as reflected by the ‘family and friends’ test and < 0.1% cancellation on the day of surgery due to pre-assessment failure). Dr Filder has led the implementation of a multidisciplinary clinic for the pre-operative optimisation of frail older patients undergoing elective surgery (the PRIME clinic). Through shared decision making and best evidence the clinic provides individualised advice and written guidance on the perioperative care for this vulnerable patient group. A recent service evaluation shows better care metrics, reduced LoS, high patient satisfaction and a significant reduction in post-operative delirium. Dr Gilder has delivered several quality improvement projects, most recently addressing the hip and knee arthroplasty patient pathway within CUHFT. Benefits realised included reduced LoS, high staff and patient satisfaction and better care. The project delivered a measurable reduction in unwarranted variation of care. [/av_toggle] [/av_toggle_container] [av_hr class='invisible' height='15' shadow='no-shadow' position='center'] [av_textblock] BODS Revalidation Session Speakers
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Co-Chair: Vinay Takwale


Mr Vinay Takwale has been Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for 17 years out of which he has been in senior clinical leadership positions for 8 years. Presently he is Chief of Service Division of Surgery at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust that is piloting a major transformational programme in Trauma & Orthopaedics working with the Getting it Right First Time a national project to improve both elective and trauma care in Gloucestershire. In addition there are other transformational programmes that he is leading on including a theatre improvement programme. He has also completed the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership (Nye Bevan) and is also an executive Coach having completed the ILM Level 7 course.

He is currently the President of the British Orthopaedic Directors Society

Co-Chair: Julian Owen

 Following pre-clinical and clinical training at Trinity Hall and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, I spent my junior doctor years in Southampton, Birmingham and Oswestry before joining the South West Thames Programme for Trauma & Orthopaedic Speciality Training. I spent my fellowship year at Sunnybrook Hospital, a Major Trauma Centre in Toronto with Marvin Tile, consolidating the Reconstructive Hip and Pelvic & Acetabular training I had received at St Georges Hospital with Martin Bircher, Simon Bridle & Adrian Day.

I started as Consultant T&O Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals in 2000 with interests in Trauma including P&A and Elective Hip and Knee. My Clinical work has consolidated; I now specialise in elective knee, hip and revision hip surgery. In doing so I have been able to pursue my interest in medical management.

In the last decade I have spent 4 years as T&O Speciality Lead, 3 years as Clinical Director of the MSK Clinical Business Unit at CUH. More recently I have transitioned to a regional role as MSK Clinical Lead of the Cambridgeshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, a post I still hold. On a national level I have spent the last few years as an active member of the British Orthopaedic Directors Society, becoming a Committee Member in 2017. I succeed Vinay Takwale as BODS President this year, 2018. This being a two-year appointment that allows me to serve as a BOA Council member.

 

Amit Chandratreya

Mr Amit Chandratreya is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Princess of Wales & ABM University Hospitals, Bridgend. Mr Chandratreya has a special interest in ligament reconstruction and joint preservation surgery and has successfully organised the 2011 BASK Annual meeting in Cardiff. He organizes “MENISCUS” a quarterly complex knee meeting in South Wales and is an active member of the UK Biological Knee Society. He regularly teaches on national and international courses.

Daniel Engelke

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gloucestershire since 2010, having trained as specialist Trauma Surgeon and Upper Limb Surgeon in Germany, working on consultant level in a lvl 1 trauma centre in Hamburg prior to moving to the UK. Highly dedicated to teaching and training, ATLS faculty member, AO faculty member, BOA UKITE Editor for Trauma.

Dr Fay Gilder

Dr Gilder is a Consultant Anaesthetist & the Clinical Director for Improvement & Transformation at Cambridge University Hospitals. Dr Gilder has redesigned the pre-operative assessment clinic processes to successfully improve patient and end-user (surgeons and anaesthetists) experience (as reflected by the ‘family and friends’ test and < 0.1% cancellation on the day of surgery due to pre-assessment failure). Dr Filder has led the implementation of a multidisciplinary clinic for the pre-operative optimisation of frail older patients undergoing elective surgery (the PRIME clinic). Through shared decision making and best evidence the clinic provides individualised advice and written guidance on the perioperative care for this vulnerable patient group. A recent service evaluation shows better care metrics, reduced LoS, high patient satisfaction and a significant reduction in post-operative delirium. Dr Gilder has delivered several quality improvement projects, most recently addressing the hip and knee arthroplasty patient pathway within CUHFT. Benefits realised included reduced LoS, high staff and patient satisfaction and better care. The project delivered a measurable reduction in unwarranted variation of care. [/av_toggle] [av_toggle title='Prof Phil Turner' tags=''] Professor Philip Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK since 1990. He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a tertiary referral unit for complex knee problems. His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement. He is a Council and Executive member of the BOA and President from 2018 to 2019. He has previously been the North West Orthopaedic Training Programme Director, Head of the HENW School of Surgery, Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery and Chair of the BOA Training Standards and Curriculum Committee. He has been involved in surgical education throughout his career and has been the Chair of the IQA Committee of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh in 2016. He is active in promoting research and service delivery in his role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and Chair of the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance. He holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.

BOSTAA Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair Revalidation Session: Neil Jain

Neil Jan

Neil graduated from the University of Southampton School of Medicine in 2003 and completed my Basic Surgical Training Scheme in Plymouth in 2007. He was a Specialist Trainee Registrar on the North West Rotation around Manchester, gaining my FRCS Tr & Orth in 2012. Having completed my Fellowship in Reconstructive Arthroscopy & Sports Injuries at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, he returned to Manchester to commence a Consultant post with a focus on soft tissue knee and shoulder surgery with a high volume arthroscopic practice that includes a high percentage of sports trauma. He has a number of publications and presentations related to arthroscopy and sports injuries. He recently became an Honorary Senior Lecturer with The University of Salford, gained the FIFA Football Medicine Diploma and continue to develop his research interest in human performance and injury prevention.

He has enrolled with the International Olympic Committee to undertake their diploma of Sports Medicine. He am active with local teaching an a module lead for the FRCS Revision Module for the North West Deanery. He is actively involved in elite football, including the English Football Association and National Team, a number of professional football clubs and other sports including world championship Boxing, Cycling, Combat Sports and Rugby. He is currently the  Honorary Treasurer of BOSTAA.

 

Co-Chair Revalidation Session: Panos Thomas

Panos ThomasMr Panos Thomas is a Sports and Knee Surgeon, practicing at the Whittington Hospital in London. He was appointed as the Tutor in Orthopaedic Sports Injuries by the Royal College of Surgeons in England.  He developed the UCL MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, being the Programme Director until 2010. He is the President of BOSTAA and a member of the London Deanery STC in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He was selected as an Orthopaedic Specialists at the London Olympic Games 2012. He was one of the organizers of the “World Sports Trauma Congress 2012” in London. He has widely presented and published articles. Also, he is the author of two books: ‘Key Topics in Sports Medicine’ by Routledge 2006. ‘The BMA guide to Sports Injuries’ by DK 2010 and “Key Clinical Topics in Sports and Exercise Medicine” by JP 2014.

Mr Thomas has been involved with the treatment of elite athletes and advices Professional Football including Arsenal FC, MK Dons, Barnet FC and other Sport Associations.

Co-Chair Scientific Papers: Prof Deiary Kader

Deiary Kader photoProfessor Kader is an accomplished knee surgeon, researcher, academic, educationalist, humanitarian and a specialist surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross.

He is a fellowship trained knee and sport medicine surgeon with an extensive experience in knee ligament reconstruction, primary/revision knee arthroplasty, multilligament reconstruction and patellofemoral joint instability. After completing orthopaedic training in Scotland and knee fellowship in Sydney/Australia and Newcastle in 2005, he was invited to accept a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon post at the QEH NHS trust in Gateshead and to become a team doctor for Newcastle United football club. This gave him an opportunity to care for professional athletes and obtain the membership of the faculty of sport and exercise medicine in the UK.

In August 2015 he was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in knee surgery at the Academic Surgical Firm, South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC) where he works very closely with professor Richard Field and his team.

He is also a visiting professor in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in Northumbria University and oversees the academic activates at the academic surgical unit at SWLEOC/Epsom.  In the past 10 years he has developed an extensive interest in research and postgraduate training and published more than 99 scientific papers, book chapters and articles. He is editor in chief of two journals and associate editor of many prestigious national and international journals. He has recently become a member of the intercollegiate exam board and the AAC for the RCS England.

Since 2010 he has been dedicating a significant amount of his time for humanitarian work with NGMV medical charity (www.ngmvcharity.co.uk) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (www.icrc.org/en/where-we-work/middle-east/lebanon).

Co-Chair Scientific Papers : Fazal Ali

Fazal AliFazal Ali has a special interest in sports injuries to the knee. He trained in Sheffield with a Knee Fellowship in Newcastle and a short Trauma Fellowship in New York. In 2017 he was honoured with the BASK Ambassador award to visit Boston USA to help set up a regional center for the management of ACL injuries in children. He is a former Deputy TPD for South Yorkshire and is presently the Academic Secretary of BOSTAA.

He has published his work, written chapters and given invited lectures on training issues and knee surgery both nationally and internationally. He has co-edited ‘Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics’ which is a best-selling orthopaedic text and is presently being launched in Chinese . He is the founder in 2007 of the largest clinical examination course worldwide: The Chesterfield and Sheffield FRCS Clinical course. He has also organised the clinical examination course for the BOA for the last 6 years.

Fazal was voted ‘South Yorkshire Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year’ on five occasions. He was given a life-time award for training by the South Yorkshire training scheme in 2012. In 2011 and 2012 he was shortlisted by BOTA as one of the top trainers in the UK. In 2017 he was honoured by the South Yorkshire Orthopaedic Training Rotation by the creation of an annual award: The ‘Fazal Ali Award for Academic Excellence’.

He serves as an examiner for the Intercollegiate Board in the FRCS(Tr&Orth) examinations and is on the question writing committee. In 2017 he has been elected to the panel of international examiners.

Prof Adrian Wilson

Adrian wilsonProfessor Wilson is a specialist knee surgeon who qualified with a BSc in Biochemistry from Manchester University in 1989 and then went on to study medicine at St Bartholomew’s medical school, graduating in 1994. He did his fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Brisbane Orthopaedic Centre with Peter Myers in 2004.

Since becoming a consultant he has developed a specialist interest in knee preservation surgery particularly focusing on complex ligament and osteotomy surgery.

Adrian has helped to develop the instruments and surgical techniques for a number of surgical procedures. He is particularly well known for his work on the All Inside ACL and PCL ligament which Adrian helped to pioneer and he has presented and published extensively on these procedures.

He has also pioneered and helped to develop a number of other surgical techniques including his ligament reinforcement concept for ligament reconstruction, the minimally invasive Posterolateral corner technique. Professor Wilson has also helped to pioneer the new “Anterolateral Ligament Procedure” and is a member of the anterolateral ligament expert group.

Professor Wilson has a particular interest in knee osteotomy surgery and is considered one of the leading world experts in this surgery and the management of the young arthritic knee. He is a co-founder of the UK knee osteotomy registry (UKKOR) the first dedicated national database for osteotomy surgery. He has developed a number of instruments for osteotomy surgery and pioneered a minimally invasive technique for High Tibial Osteotomy Surgery. He co-founded the Basingstoke Osteotomy Masterclass in 2007.

Amer Khan

AMER KHANMr Amer Khan was educated at Kings College London where he gained a 1st class BSc in Physiology and Exercise Medicine, qualifying in medicine in 1994. He completed a year’s fellowship with Paul Aichroth and the late George Dowd specialising in soft tissue knee surgery and subsequent fellowships in arthroscopic shoulder surgery at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and a knee fellowship at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital.

He gained further subspecialist arthroscopic training during his British Orthopaedic Association European Travelling Fellowship working with pioneers in arthroscopic and sports knee, shoulder and hip surgery in Ghent, Lyon, Annecy, Nice and Toulouse before embarking on further fellowships in the USA and other European centres of excellence. He was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic knee and shoulder surgeon at the Homerton University Hospital where he developed a tertiary referral service for managing sports knee and shoulder injuries and was clinical Lead for Trauma & Orthopaedics and Joint Clinical Lead for Sports & Exercise Medicine for several years.

Mr Khan was a member of the Knee team treating athletes during the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games and co-developed the expansion of the Homerton Sports Injury Service into the Sir Ludwig Guttman Centre at the Olympic Site.

Mr Khan has a high volume clinical practice managing acute soft tissue knee injuries. He has a subspecialist interest in arthroscopic joint preservation surgery with a specific interest in ACL remnant preserving surgery and fixation techniques for meniscal allograft transplantation and meniscal root repair.

Fares Haddad

Fares HaddadProfessor Haddad’s clinical and research endeavours have centred around hip and knee reconstruction. His interests include joint preservation after trauma and sports injuries, bearing surfaces, implant fixation, periprosthetic infection and outcomes assessment in hip, knee and revision surgery.  His broader work also encompasses strategies to preserve and regain musculoskeletal health; he led the musculoskeletal team at the London Olympics 2012, was instrumental in setting up the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and has recently been awarded International Olympic Committee Centre of Excellence status at ISEH.

He has been an EFORT Travelling Fellow, British Hip Society Travelling Fellow and ABC Travelling Fellow in 2004. He was a Hunterian Professor in 2005. He is a member of the Hip Society, the Knee Society and of the International Hip Society.

Nicolas Nicolaou

Nick Nicolaou

Nick is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. He qualified from King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed higher Surgical Training in the South East Thames Region. He has a general Paediatric Orthopaedic practice with sub-specialty interests in Paediatric Knee pathology and Orthopaedic Research.

Prof Martyn Snow

Martyn SnowProfessor. Martyn Snow is a Consultant Knee and Shoulder Surgeon at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, he is a graduate of Edinburgh University and undertook his Registrar training in the Manchester region. He spent 18 months on fellowship in North America, 12 months in Halifax, Nova Scotia undertaking a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Sports Medicine Clinic of Nova Scotia. He subsequently spent 6 months at the Holand Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre in Toronto, gaining further experience in Shoulder and Knee surgery. In 2008 Prof Snow was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society North American travelling fellowship. In 2018 Prof. Snow was selected for the APKASS ESSKA traveling fellowship, visiting major arthroscopic centres across Australasia.

Professor Snow has over 60 publications in various International medical journals, has written 4 book chapters on knee and shoulder injuries and has presented over 100 papers at various national and International meetings.

Professor Snow has an honorary chair in Chemical Engineering at The University of Birmingham and an honorary chair in Regenerative Medicine at Aston University. His current research interests include the use of stem cells for cartilage and tendon repair, Bone Marrow Concentrate, Platelet Rich Plasma and bone healing.

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson

Peter has specialised in knee surgery since starting as a consultant in 2005. His practice covers all areas of knee surgery with a specific focus on joint preserving techniques such as osteotomy, meniscal repair, meniscal transplantation, ligament reconstruction and patella instability surgery. He performs partial, total and simple revision knee arthroplasty as well as treating complex knee injuries. He trains specialist registrars and a knee fellow and teaches regularly at national and international knee meetings.

 

Peter was Clinical Director of the T+O department for 3.5 years and is involved in various research projects covering areas of particular interest.

BSSH Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair : Daniel J Brown

Daniel BrownDaniel Brown is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Liverpool University & Broadgreen Hospitals, where he specialises in hand and wrist surgery and has a particular interest in Wrist Trauma, its management and its complications. He is a graduate of The University of Manchester and A Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and is Chairman of The Education and Training Committee of the British Society for Surgery to the Hand.
He has previously held the post of Hand Tutor for The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has been awarded an MA in Learning & Teaching in Clinical Practice (with distinction).

Andreas Goebel

Andreas GoebelAndreas was born and raised in Wiesbaden/Germany and trained in Anaesthesia / Pain Medicine in Wuerzburg/Germany, and in the UK (Oxford, UCL), and for post-trauma immunology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, US. He was appointed Consultant in Pain Medicine at the Liverpool Walton Centre in 2007, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool in 2008, Reader 2016. His research has focused on the role of the adaptive immune system in causing chronic pain. Based on our laboratory work, he developed the idea of ‘autoantibody-pain’, a conceptual framework for explaining persistent Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), and additional severe primary chronic pains. He established the first passive transfer model for chronic pain, and leads a group which has been successfully testing innovative immune-modulating treatments, particularly for the group of patients with longstanding CRPS. Our combined laboratory-clinical translational work has recently led to a first change in international guidelines, with the inclusion of CRPS as an indication into the ASFA guidelines for plasma exchange in 2016. He initiated, and leads the UK interdisciplinary CRPS Guidelines Group, under the Umbrella of the UK Royal College of Physicians, which has published its first guidance in May 2012, endorsed by 21 UK professional organisations and Royal Colleges. He is Acting Chair of the Special Interest Group ‘CRPS’ of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and Chair of the European Pain Federation Task Force on CRPS.

Prof. Candy McCabe

Candy McCabeCandy McCabe is the Florence Nightingale Foundation Clinical Professor in Nursing  at the University of the West of England, Bristol and the Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bath UK. She trained as a nurse at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London and after working in a variety of specialties including ward based and research work she moved to the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD), Bath in the mid- 90’s, which is now part of the RUH. Since this time her research and clinical interests directly relate to increasing our understanding of the mechanisms and potential therapies for those with chronic unexplained pain, particularly that of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and other Rheumatology and neuropathic pain conditions. She leads a multi-disciplinary Clinical Research team that provides national services for those with CRPS and for those suffering with Complex Cancer late effects.
Candy is a member of a number of national and international committees in the specialties of rheumatology and pain, co-founder and Chair of the CRPS UK Clinical Research Network, and Chair of the Scientific committee for the International Research Consortium for CRPS. She is the nursing representative on the NICE Guidelines committee for chronic pain and immediate past-Chair of the IASP Special Interest Group for CRPS. She is a past President of the British Health Professionals in Rheumatology and a past-member of the British Pain Society Scientific Committee.

Fiona Cowell

Fiona CowellFiona has been working as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in Trauma at the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust for the last seventeen years. Based clinically within fracture clinic and therapies departments she is also an honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool taking an active role in developing Continued Professional Development opportunities for post graduate Allied Health Professionals. Fiona’s research, teaching and clinical interests relate to trauma: minimalizing complications; developing interdisciplinary team capability in fracture care; improving patient experiences, outcomes and communication.
Having a special interest in preventing and managing acute CRPS post trauma she has presented widely and published on this topic. She is an active member of the CRPS UK Clinical Research Network and has contributed to RCP CRPS Guidelines and is currently contributing towards a Therapist CRPS App in collaboration with the European Pain Federation (EFIC).

Sharon Gillespie

Sharon GillespieSharon Gillespie has been working as a clinical specialist in hand therapy at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital for twenty two years.    Her practice includes the management of elective and trauma wrist and hand conditions. She is based in hand fracture, elective clinics and therapies departments across two hospital sites. She leads the hand musculoskeletal assessment service and manages a well-established team of hand therapists. Teaching widely regarding hand therapy she has also presented nationally at BAHT, BSSH and the Walton Pain Relief Foundation regarding CRPS.

Having a special interest in preventing and managing acute CRPS post trauma she has presented widely and published on this topic. She is an active member of the CRPS UK Clinical Research Network, has contributed to RCP CRPS Guidelines and is currently contributing towards a Therapist CRPS App in collaboration with the European Pain Federation (EFIC).

BJJ 360 Session Speakers

Chair : Ben Ollivere

Ben Ollivere is Clinical Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Nottingham and Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Major Trauma Surgeon at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and He has a keen interest in training and education and is currently the Training Programme Director for Health Education East Midlands in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. His clinical expertise lies in complex trauma and reconstruction, particularly in non-union, infection and limb reconstruction. His academic interests compliment his clinical interests.

He is Editor in Chief of Bone and Joint 360, and active researcher in basic science, translational research and clinical trials. His active ongoing research themes include chest injury, outcomes from polytrauma, big data and refined analysis, rehabilitation following injury and outcome sets.

Andrew D Duckworth

Andrew was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon in the Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in January 2018. He trained in Edinburgh and following completion of this, was an Upper Limb Fellow at the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit. Andrew’s clinical interests are in trauma and upper limb surgery, with a focus on injuries around the elbow and wrist. He was awarded my PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2016. My current research interests include clinical trials in orthopaedic trauma, large data and patient reported outcome measures. Andrew is a Module Lead and Clinical Tutor for the MSc in Clinical Trials at the University of Edinburgh. He is also a reviewer for several journals, an Associate Editor for Trials and an Editorial Board Member for Bone & Joint 360.

John Geogehan

Qualified Nottingham University Medical School, 1997. North Trent T&O SpR Rotation. Wrightington Upper Limb Fellowship, 2008. Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, appointed 2009. Full time NHS practice with Orthopaedic Trauma on call.

Clinical Lead for shoulder and elbow surgery, Nottingham Shoulder & Elbow Unit and East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, QMC. Founder and Chair of the East Midlands Specialist Orthopaedic Network for Shoulder & Elbow Arthroplasty. Extensive tertiary referral practice including primary, complex, trauma and revision shoulder arthroplasty from the young to the elderly.

Member of the National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Loughborough University. NUH clinic reviewing elite athletes with sports injuries of the shoulder & Elbow.

Research interests include acute rotator cuff tears, shoulder injuries in athletes, proximal humeral fractures and shoulder arthroplasty. Clinical Investigator for shoulder surgery studies with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Course organiser, lecturer and demonstrator of surgical techniques in shoulder surgery (including arthroscopic live surgery) in the UK and Europe. Invited by the British Elbow & Shoulder Society to give Instructional Course (Decision Making in Contemporary Shoulder Replacement: Coventry 2017) and Masterclass Lectures (ACJ Reconstruction & Failure: Biomechanics, Mode of Failure, Investigation, P.acnes: Glasgow 2018).

NJR Session Speakers

Session Co- Chair : Ananda Nanu

Ananda Nanu has been a consultant in Sunderland since Nov 1994. He trained on the Northern rotation and his main interest remains trauma. He has been Chairman of the

AO Principles and Advances course in the UK, and been international Faculty on the Masters Courses.

He has been on the Council of the BOA since 2013 and part of the Executive since 2016. He is also a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Session Co-Chair: Martyn Porter

Adrian Sayers

 Adrian Sayers is a Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics at the University of Bristol. He is based with the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol. He currently holds MRC Research Fellowship investigating “Factors affecting mortality, morbidity and patient outcomes after joint replacement surgery (femoral)”. In addition, he is also an Honorary NJR Research Fellow recognising his fellowship uses substantial NJR data and his objectives are aligned to the ongoing research priorities of the registry.

He is also part of the University of Bristol lot 2 contract team that delivers statistical analysis for the National Joint Registry. He was awarded a scholarship to train in medical statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and his primary research interests include statistical methods associated with analysing registry data. This includes probabilistic linkage methods, multi-level modeling, PROMS and implant benchmarking.

Matthew Porteous

Matthew Porteous is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon working at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds in the UK.  He trained at the Royal London Hospital and was a Senior Registrar and later Consultant at King’s College Hospital In London.

His principle interests have been trauma and hip surgery.  He has spent many years teaching on and developing trauma courses in the UK and elsewhere, and is a past president of AOUK.  He spent 3 years on the education committee of the British Orthopaedic Association and helped reorientation the BOA annual meeting better meet the requirements of consultant revalidation.  More recently he has spent increasing time focused on primary and revision hip arthroplasty.   He was an early adopter of the principles of enhanced care in both hip and knee arthroplasty and the management of patients with fractured femoral neck.   He is now very involved in the running of the National Joint Registry of England and Wales where he chairs the Data Quality and Regional Clinical Co-ordinator committees, and is a firm believer in the importance of joint registries in the assessment of both individual surgeon and implant performance.  He has edited a textbook of trauma management, and published on aspects of both trauma and hip arthroplasty.

Michael Whitehouse

  Michael Whitehouse is a Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon and clinical academic at the University of Bristol. He carries out his clinical work at North Bristol NHS Trust and is part of the Major Trauma Team and Avon Orthopaedic Centre. His particular clinical interests are lower limb arthroplasty, revision arthroplasty (particularly for prosthetic joint infection and periprosthetic fractures), hip fractures, open fractures and major trauma.
He carried out his higher surgical training in South West Thames and Bristol, also completing fellowships in Vancouver and Bristol. He was an NIHR Clinical Lecturer during his training, a McMinn Scholar and Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellow and Travelling Fellow. He is part of the University of Bristol lot 2 contract team that delivers statistical analysis for the National Joint Registry. His primary research interests are in the analysis of large routinely collected datasets such as the NJR, NHFD and CPRD, surgical and implant performance, the treatment of prosthetic joint infection, hip fracture care, ankle fractures, first-in-human clinical trials, multicentre trial design and delivery, evidence synthesis and surgical innovation.

Richard Parkinson

Richard undergraduate training was at Manchester University followed by the Northwest Orthopaedic Training Programme, culminating in a knee fellowship in Melbourne, Australia.

Appointed to Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in 1994.  He continued to develop my specialist interest in surgery of the knee. His specialist area of expertise is in the arthroplasty particularly primary knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement and revision knee replacement.  He has advanced the case for single stage revision for infection.

Richard currently sit as a trustee on the Council of the British Orthopaedic Association. Also on the committees of ODEP and Beyond Compliance. Richard is the Immediate Past President of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

Timothy Briggs

Professor Briggs qualified from The Royal London Hospital in 1982 with honors in surgery and a number of prizes.  After his senior registrar training he was appointed to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital as Consultant in 1992.  His specialist interests are in orthopaedic oncology as well as surgery to the hip and knee.  He was Medical Director at the RNOH for 15 years, ensuring a re-build and was President of the British Orthopaedic Association in 2014.

He was appointed as National Director for Clinical Quality and Efficiency for the NHS in September 2015 and has been asked to lead and roll out his GIRFT methodology, developed in orthopaedics, across all surgical and medical specialties within the provider network.

Professor Briggs was made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to the surgical profession

OTS Research Session Speakers

Co- Chair: Matthew Costa

Matthew Costa Matthew Costa PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Matt’s research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK NIHR, Musculoskeletal Charities and the Trauma Industry. His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Matt is Chair of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Injuries and Emergencies Specialty Group and the NIHR Musculoskeletal Trauma Trials Network. He is also a member of the NIHR HTA Research Board. He Chairs the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee and is the Specialty Lead in Orthopaedic Trauma for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Associate Editor for Trauma and Research Methods at the Bone and Joint Journal.

Matt is the President Elect of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and President Elect of the International Fragility Fracture Network.

Co-Chair: Alan Johnstone

Alan’s registrar training was in Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and Honorary Consultant from 1997 – 2002.  Appointed as Professor, The Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen in 2002.

Despite introducing arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow, plus other advanced upper limb techniques to Aberdeen, Alan’s main interest has always been trauma, and his current clinical practice is now totally devoted to trauma. Likewise, his research is predominantly trauma based – national and international clinical trials, and commercialisation of ‘home grown’ intellectual property.

He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Perugia, a clinical advisor to multinational orthopaedic companies and has won a number of accolades including;  Scottish Life Sciences Innovator of the Year 2012, and most recently, the Elevator Award for Innovation 2018

Prof Joe Dias

Joe Dias is Professor in Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Academic Department of Musculoskeletal Surgery (AToMS) at the University Hospitals of Leicester. He is a Consultant Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon for the University Hospitals of Leicester.

He has a special interest in epidemiology in hand and wrist disorders, Dupuytren’s contracture, the outcome of interventions in upper limb and hand trauma and interventions in wrist disorders. His research has focused on clinically-based investigations of effectiveness of interventions for hand and upper limb disorders. He has a special interest in education.

He has published over 152 peer-reviewed scientific articles, over 20 other publications and 27 chapters in books most on hand surgery. He has 24 publications on scaphoid fractures. He has authored multiple national reports and NICE accredited clinical pathways.

Professor Dias has received a number of grants including a £2.2 million grant from NIHR HTA to investigate scaphoid fracture management. He is the Chief Investigator for DISC, POSt, POStPlus, VOC and PreMieRE. He is a co-applicant on the HTA funded UKFROST study and DRAFFT2 study

He was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hand Surgery (Europe edition) and on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Professor Dias was President of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) in 2008 and was President of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) in 2012. He is a member of international societies FESSH, IFSSH and the Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand.

He is Chair of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Clinical Senate.

Jagdeep Nanchahal

Jagdeep Nanhahal Jagdeep Nanchahal is a surgeon scientist focussing on defining the molecular mechanisms of common diseases and translating his findings through to early phase clinical trials.

He undertook his PhD, funded by the MRC, whilst a medical student in London and led a lab group funded by external grants throughout his surgical training. After completing fellowships in microsurgery and hand surgery in the USA and Australia he was appointed as a senior lecturer at Imperial College. His research interests complement his clinical practice and he first became associated with the Kennedy Institute through his research on patients with rheumatoid arthritis, where his group showed that cytokine inhibition would be effective for controlling tenosynovitis.

His research is now focussed on promoting tissue regeneration by targeting endogenous stem cells and reducing fibrosis. In 2013 his group identified TNF as therapeutic target for Dupuytren’s disease, a common fibrotic condition of the hand. He is currently leading a phase 2b clinical trial funded by the Wellcome Trust and Department of Health to assess the efficacy of local administration of anti-TNF in patients with early stage Dupuytren’s disease. In collaboration with the Structural Genomics Consortium his group are investigating the epigenetic regulation of myofibroblasts in Dupuytren’s disease. His group has also identified a novel mechanism for promoting repair and regeneration of multiple tissues by targeting endogenous stem cells.

He is a proponent of evidence-based medicine and was the only plastic surgery member of the NICE Guidance Development Groups on complex and non-complex fractures. He is co-applicant on a trial led by Prof Matt Costa, Kadoorie Centre, NDORMS, investigating the efficacy of negative pressure wound therapy on closed incisions following orthopaedic trauma.

Keith Willett

keith WillettProfessor Keith Willett is the Medical Director for Acute Care and Emergency Preparedness to NHS England; he is the Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford. An NHS consultant surgeon for 25 years he has extensive experience of trauma and emergency care, driving service transformation and healthcare management. He has taught surgery, urgent care service transformation and medical leadership extensively across the NHS and internationally in developed and low income countries. He was deployed by government as a civilian surgeon in both Afghanistan and Libya to lead the medical evacuation of casualties.

In 2003 he founded the Kadoorie Centre for Critical Care Research at the John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford focusing on the treatment of critically ill and injured patients; he still leads an active research programme in musculoskeletal injury and recovery.
He was the co-founder of the unique 24-hour consultant-resident Trauma Service at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in 1994. Building on that model, in 2009 he was appointed the first National Clinical Director for Trauma Care to the Department of Health and was charged with developing and implementing government policy across the NHS to radically improve the care of older people with fragility hip fractures and to establish Regional Trauma Networks and Major Trauma Centres. By 2012 both re-organisations and care pathways were successfully in place and are now credited with marked improvement in patient care and survival.
In his current role, he has the national medical oversight of acute NHS services ranging from pre-hospital and ambulance services, emergency departments, urgent surgery, acute medicine, critical care, defence medical services, children’s and maternity care, and national major incidents. He leads the programme to transform urgent and emergency care services across the NHS in England.
IMPS, a children’s safety charity he launched 21 years ago, has trained over 300,000 children in risk awareness, first aid and life support. He was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Years Honour’s List in 2016 for services to the NHS.

Michael McKee

Michael McKee Dr. McKee is a Toronto native who obtained his MD from the University of Toronto in 1986, and graduated from the Orthopaedic Training programme at that institution in 1992 and obtaining his specialty certification that year. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1993 under the supervision of Dr. Jesse Jupiter. He then returned to Toronto and accepted a staff position at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, where he was a full Professor. In 2017, he accepted the position as Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

His clinical practice includes polytrauma, upper extremity surgery, complex fractures, revision fracture care and post-traumatic reconstruction (including leg-lengthening). His research interests include randomized clinical trials in fracture care and prospective trials in post-traumatic reconstruction and bone graft substitutes.

OTS Revalidation Session 1 ( On call covering kids too…..) Speakers

Chair: Tim Chesser

Tim Chesser is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Bristol. He is a former Chair of the BOA Trauma Group and currently sits of the Board for the Falls and Fragility Audit Programme (which runs the National Hip Fracture Database). He is the President of the new Orthopaedic Trauma Society, and sits on the Clinical Guidelines Group for the NICE Hip Fracture Guidelines and Quality Standards.

Matthew Nixon

Matthew Nixon, MD, is a consultant hand and upper limb surgeon working both at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and the Countess of Chester Hospital. He works with both adults and children with a tertiary interest in paediatric upper limb problems, including cerebral palsy, congenital defects, brachial plexus injuries, tumours and growth arrest or malunion due to fractures. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and lectures at a wide variety of meetings.

He has done his training throughout the country including Leeds, Leicester and the Mersey region. He has a doctorate specialising in metabolic bone disease and won the gold medal for the Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS) (Orthopaedic) exam in 2010. He has since done fellowships in Wrightington, Stockholm and Hong Kong before being appointed a consultant in 2012.

Assad Qureshi

Assad studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital before embarking on his surgical career. He retains an active interest in scientific research having successfully completed Batchelors (Neuroscience) and Masters degrees (Engineering) and has submitted his PHd thesis on an NIHR funded project investigating bioresorbable fracture fixation devices.  He has several peer reviewed publications in leading orthopaedic journals and has won several best paper prizes for his research at national meetings (BASS, BORS, UKSB, BOFAS). He has completed the prestigious National Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Sheffield Children’s Hospital prior to starting as a Consultant in Children’s Orthopaedics at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2017. He has taught on the Sheffield Paediatric Orthopaedic Course and is a member of both the British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery and British Society of Surgery for Cerebral Palsy

OTS Revalidation Session 2 ( Tricky decisions) Speakers

Co-Chair: Alex J. Trompeter

Alex is a full time orthopaedic trauma consultant at St George’s University Hospital in London. He has a practice that is focussed solely on acute fractures and limb reconstruction. Alex is actively involved in research and education, holding positions at St George’s medical school and with the local training rotations. He was recently voted Trainer of the Year for the South West London rotation.

He teaches and lectures on numerous courses and at conferences nationally and internationally. Alex sits on the executive committee of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society, organising the OTS annual meeting and the trauma sessions at the BOA conference. He undertakes medicolegal work relating to trauma. He spends his spare time with his family, running (slowly), attempting to play the guitar (badly) and curing meat (without poisoning anyone yet!).

Co- Chair: Michael Pearse

 Michael Pearse received initial orthopaedic training in Exeter before being appointed ARC Clinical Fellow at Bristol University under Professor Louis performing clinical research into osteoarthritis and osteonecrosis of the hip joint. After further training as Senior Registrar in The West of England, he gained specialist orthopaedic trauma experience as Associate Professor in orthopaedic trauma and limb reconstruction at Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.
In 1994 he was appointed Senior Lecturer and consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and became clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College in 2003. He helped established an orthoplastic centre for open limb trauma and reconstruction at Charing Cross hospital in 1996 and he continues to manage acute trauma at St Marys MTC in west London. He also has an elective practise at Central Middlesex hospital principally comprising of lower limb arthroplasty and foot & ankle disorders.

Andrew Riddick

  Andy Riddick was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Southmead Hospital, Bristol in 2014. He specialises in the treatment of open fractures and peri-articular fractures, along with an elective foot and ankle practice.

His specialist orthopaedic training was on the Wales rotation and he undertook the complex trauma fellowship in Frenchay Hospital, Bristol (2013)

He is an active member of the OTS and enjoys speaking at various trauma courses and conferences

Bob Handley

Bob Handley is a Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Oxford. He qualified from Sheffield in 1978 After wanderings which included Shetland, Antarctica and the Falklands he finally settled and has worked full time in Orthopaedic Trauma for almost 25 years.

He is a past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and AOUK. He co-chaired the NICE guideline development groups for Complex and Non-complex Fractures. He was recently appointed as the national clinical lead for GIRFT Orthopaedic Trauma and as Vice President Elect of the BOA.

In his free time he enjoys golf and photography

John Keating

John KeatingMr. John Keating is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Spire Murrayfield hospital. He was appointed in 1994 and has a particular expertise in orthopaedic trauma with a subspecialist expertise in pelvic and acetabular reconstruction and knee surgery. He performs a wide range of knee surgery including arthroscopic surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, joint replacement and osteotomies around the knee for management of arthritis in younger patients.

He has been actively involved in clinical research throughout his career and has published over 90 peer reviewed papers in scientific journals and numerous book chapters. He was the president of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society in 2016-2017. He undertakes editorial and reviewing work for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, the Bone and Joint Journal, and the American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

His outside interests include cycling, skiing and playing piano.

Mark Crowther

Mark Crowther was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust in 2005 with an elective and trauma practice sub-specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Undergraduate medical training was undertaken at St Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College) in London (1988-1993). He spent six months as a World Orthopaedic Concern volunteer in rural South Africa during 1997-8 before undertaking higher surgical training on the South West (North) rotation based in Bristol (1999-2005). His advanced surgical fellowship training for 1 year (2004) was at the Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Clinic in Australia and the Cape Shoulder Institute in Cape Town, South Africa.

In 2006 Mark was awarded the Postgraduate Certificate of Medical Education from the University of Bristol and in 2008 became the postgraduate tutor for orthopaedic registrar teaching. For over 5 years from 2012, he was the Training Programme Director for the 60 strong registrar training rotation for the Severn Deanery of Health Education England South West. Since 2015 he has been a member of the national selection design group for recruitment of orthopaedic registrars and in early 2017 was appointed to the Specialty Advisory Committee for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery acting as the liaison member for the Republic of Ireland.

He is involved in regular audit and quality improvement projects as well as a variety of research projects leading to publication. Since 2012 he has chaired the South West and South Wales Shoulder & Elbow Group for case discussions and peer review.

Matthew Solan

Matthew SolanMatthew graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in 1992 and completed surgical training in London, Guildford, Oxford and Dublin. My specialist orthopaedic surgery training was in the South Thames (West) Region. He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellowship to Dublin and have also worked overseas in South Africa and at the Universities of Johns Hopkins and Maryland, Baltimore, USA.

In 2003, he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital, and then moved to the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, in 2006. He treat patients of all ages except infants.

Matthew  has published many scientific articles on foot and ankle surgery and maintain an active research interest. As part of the Cartiva Motion Study Group he has contributed to Award Winning research into new treatments for arthritis in the big toe.

Matthew is a member of the editorial panel for the journal of the European Foot and Ankle Society and also for the Bone and Joint Journal.

He teach both nationally and internationally with the Barouk Forefoot Surgery Faculty in Bordeaux and Zimmer Biomet Learning Centre. Closer to home, Matthew run both the UK Forefoot Surgery Course and the Arthroscopy of the Ankle Course at the prestigious MATTU in Guildford’s Postgraduate Medical School.

Matthew  has also been chairman of the British Foot and Ankle Surgery Society Scientific Committee.

As Program Director for Surgical Training in the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery he devotes considerable energy to training the next generation of surgeons.

Michael McKee

Michael McKee Dr. McKee is a Toronto native who obtained his MD from the University of Toronto in 1986, and graduated from the Orthopaedic Training programme at that institution in 1992 and obtaining his specialty certification that year. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1993 under the supervision of Dr. Jesse Jupiter. He then returned to Toronto and accepted a staff position at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, where he was a full Professor. In 2017, he accepted the position as Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

His clinical practice includes polytrauma, upper extremity surgery, complex fractures, revision fracture care and post-traumatic reconstruction (including leg-lengthening). His research interests include randomized clinical trials in fracture care and prospective trials in post-traumatic reconstruction and bone graft substitutes.

Tim White

 

Tim White is a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.  He has subspecialist interests in injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, knee (including soft tissue reconstruction), and foot and ankle.  He is the author of the Ankle chapter in Rockwood and Green’s, both in the current edition and in the forthcoming edition.

He is also the author of McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma, the best-selling text for orthopaedic trainees.  He has published widely in the peer-reviewed literature with recent papers on Trauma Triage Clinics, the Fibular Nail, the uses (and abuses) of new Biological Therapies in trauma, and outcome after acetabular fractures.  He is interested in the current controversies surrounding ankle fractures and has written a recent annotation on the posterior malleolus for the BJJ, and a review on ankle fractures in the August edition of BJJ360.  He is co-director of the Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium.

Wednesday 26th September- Revalidation Sessions

BASK Revalidation Session 2

Chair: Prof. Leela Biant

 Academic Head of Dept Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Manchester, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester University Foundation Trust, Honorary Professor at Salford University

Leela trained in London, with fellowships in Sydney and London. She spent 8 years as T&O Surgeon in Edinburgh before moving to Manchester in 2016.

Her thesis was on Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Young Adult Knee. She was an ABC Fellow in 2010, and has won multiple awards for research. She has been peer-selected as one of the global top 15 cartilage repair surgeons to attend summits on advancing the science and surgery of cartilage repair, is an elected  ICRS Senior Fellow, and founded the ICRS Global non-arthroplasty patient registry. Leela is a Lifetime Honorary Fellow of the Biological Knee Society in recognition of her work in this field.

Her clinical and research interests are in cartilage assessment and repair, biological regenerative surgery and arthroplasty. She currently serves as BASK Treasurer, ICRS Board and Chair of the Registry Committee, and on the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has authored many books including the latest edition of Grays Anatomy.

Andrew Porteous

Andrew is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol, with a practice specialising exclusively in Knee Surgery. His practice covers soft-tissue and arthroplasty procedures. He is the Clinical Lead for Knee Surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, North Bristol NHS Trust and is part of a team providing the regional Revision Knee service, the Regional Knee PJI service and the Acute Knee Injury service for NBT. His research interests include partial knee replacement and revision TKA. He is on the BASK Executive and has been involved in the development of ODEP and Beyond Compliance for knees.

Andrew Toms

Andrew Toms studied Medicine at Birmingham University where he was awarded the Sir John Lewis prize for medicine. He started his Orthopaedic and Trauma training immediately at the Birmingham Accident Hospital and followed this through with a year’s basic surgical training rotation under the Professor of Orthopaedics, Auckland, New Zealand. He completed higher surgical training on the Stoke/Oswestry Orthopaedic training rotation and during this period completed a research degree in Engineering from Cardiff University focusing on revision knee replacement. He was subsequently awarded a Smith & Nephew research award in 2003, British Association of Surgery of the Knee Educational Travel award in 2004, Cutner award from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004, British Orthopaedic Association award in 2004 and the Charnley Trust Foundation Award in 2004.

He completed the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia, where he spent a year operating, skiing, sailing and chasing his 3 young children.

Andrew now specialises in surgery of the knee, particularly complex primary total knee replacement, revision knee surgery and knee trauma. He is currently on the European Knee Society research board, NIHR Orthopaedic lead for the SW and is research chair for BASK. Major research interests include pain post TKR, periprosthetic joint infection and alignment in TKR. The unit collaborates as part of NIHR trials and European multicenter studies in these key areas.

David Elson

David Elson is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Gateshead. His elective practice is now principally knee surgery where his real interest lies in finding biological solutions to preserve the native knee joint.  He has aspirations to improve the message about knee osteotomy as a highly successful surgery, which serves as a potential alternative to arthroplasty, in well-selected patients.  He is the chairman of the United Kingdom Knee Osteotomy Registry (www.ukkor.co.uk) and he believes that the techniques of knee osteotomy should be refined in light of patient outcomes. The registry is an initiative designed to capture meaningful outcome data on knee osteotomy surgery, which should influence future surgical techniques in years to come.  He has several publications in the field of knee surgery and has presented at national and international conferences.  He is a junior member of the BASK executive committee.

Phillip Walmsley

 Phil Walmsley graduated from University of Manchester Medical School, following which he spent a year as an anatomy demonstrator at the University of Liverpool. He then undertook basic surgical training in the North-West Deanery before transferring to Edinburgh to commence higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics. This was followed by fellowship training in knee reconstruction and revision lower limb arthroplasty in Edinburgh, Australia and New Zealand, combined with a crash course in fatherhood…. In 2009, he took up his current post as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in complex knee surgery and medical education at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Fife.

Phil developed a strong interest in research during his HST, which he maintained as a consultant, completing an MD from the University of St Andrews. He is currently involved with a number of local and multi-centre trials with research interests including interventions to improve outcome from TKR, managing bone loss in revision TKR and methods of developing and enhancing the quality of surgical training. He is the Specialty Education Lead(MSK) for the newly developed postgraduate ScotGEM course at St Andrews. Whilst on the SAC in trauma and orthopaedics, was the academic lead from 2016-18 as well as a member of the Selection Design Group(SDG) for ST3 selection. He is an Associate Post-Graduate Dean with NES, received the Cutner Award from RCSEd in 2007 and was an ABC travelling fellow in 2018.

Anti -Fraud Workshop

Speaker : Ms Helen Potts

Helen PottsHelen has worked for the The Royal Bank of Scotland since 2002, in a variety of roles including payments, customer complaints and front line customer service.

In her current role as fraud consultant, Helen helps clients and customers across the UK understand the fraud and cyber threats they may face and, more importantly, the steps they can take to help protect themselves.

ARMA Session Speakers

Chair: Sue Brown

Sue Brown has been the CEO of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) since February 2017. Before joining ARMA she has many years’ experience influencing health and social care policy working for disability charities.
She also has many years’ experience of working in coalitions and alliances, including as Vice-chair of the Care and Support Alliance.

Peter Kay

Peter is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire and is former President of the British Orthopaedic Association (2011), British Hip Society (2008) and British Orthopaedics Trainees Association (1992).  He is also Honorary Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Manchester and Clinical Professor at the University Central Lancashire and currently serves on the Council of The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Managerially he has been Director of Research, Clinical Director, Divisional Chairman for MSK (responsible for elective orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology) and Associate Medical Director in his own Trust (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS FT). He has three years’ experience as a full Trust Board Member up to a successful Foundation Trust application. He is the clinical lead for the Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital Alliance in the UK.

Prof Philip Turner

 Professor Philip Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK since 1990.  He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a tertiary referral unit for complex knee problems.

His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement.

He is a Council and Executive member of the BOA and President from 2018 to 2019.  He has previously been the North West Orthopaedic Training Programme Director, Head of the HENW School of Surgery, Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery and Chair of the BOA Training Standards and Curriculum Committee.

He has been involved in surgical education throughout his career and has been the Chair of the IQA Committee of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations.  He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh in 2016.

He is active in promoting research and service delivery in his role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and Chair of the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance. He holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.

 

BHS Session Speakers

Session Chair - Dominic Meek

 He is a specialist in hip reconstructive arthroplasty surgery in particularly young and complex revision surgery and hip resurfacing. He undertook a fellowship in adult reconstruction of the hip at the Department of lower limb arthroplasty, Vancouver University Hospital. He was awarded the British and American Hip Societies Travelling Fellow and the ABC Fellowships and is the Hip Specialty Editor for the Bone and Joint Journal, UK. Honorary Professor Glasgow University, Editorial Secretary of the British Hip Society (BHS) Executive, he is also President of the West of Scotland Orthopaedic Research Society (WoSORS) and cofounder (2009) of the Glasgow Orthopaedic Research Society (GLORI) for fundamental science research at Glasgow University. His main research interests are in the basic science of nanotechnology and cell behaviour / bone regeneration and implant infection / fixation and effects of wear particles particularly metal CoCr particles.

Fares Haddad

Professor Haddad’s clinical and research endeavours have centred around hip and knee reconstruction. His interests include joint preservation after trauma and sports injuries, bearing surfaces, implant fixation, periprosthetic infection and outcomes assessment in hip, knee and revision surgery. His broader work also encompasses strategies to preserve and regain musculoskeletal health; he led the musculoskeletal team at the London Olympics 2012, was instrumental in setting up the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine and has recently been awarded International Olympic Committee Centre of Excellence status at ISEH. He has been an EFORT Travelling Fellow, British Hip Society Travelling Fellow and ABC Travelling Fellow in 2004. He was a Hunterian Professor in 2005. He is a member of the Hip Society, the Knee Society and of the International Hip Society.

Tim Board

Andrew Manktelow

  Having trained at Stanmore I was appointed a Consultant in November 1999 at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, with a specialist interest in hip surgery. I have now been in post for nearly 20 years. I have been on the BHS exec for a few years having been the Editorial Secretary previously. It was a great privilege to become President of the BHS in March of this year.

Arthur Stephen

 Mr Stephen trained at the University College & Middlesex Hospitals School of Medicine, London. His Higher surgical training was in the Mid Trent region and Brisbane, Australia before taking up his consultancy at the Royal Derby Hospital in 2004. This has recently merged becoming the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton forming one of the largest orthopaedic units in the country. He specialises in hip arthroplasty, is the Divisional Medical Director for Surgery and is a member of the BOA professional practice committee.

Damian Griffin

Jonathan Howell

 Jonathan qualified in medicine in 1991 from King’s College in London. As a medical student I joined the Royal Air Force medical branch with whom I trained as a junior surgeon, gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1996.

After leaving the RAF, he did my registrar training in the South West, including six months out of programme to do research with Professor Robin Ling OBE that led to an MSc degree in Orthopaedic Engineering, awarded by Cardiff University.

After completing my FRCS (Tr&Orth), I moved with my wife Alison and three children Gregory, Emily and Jessica, to Vancouver, to undertake a fellowship in complex and revision lower limb arthroplasty at the University of British Columbia. On my return to the UK in 2003 he moved back to Exeter for further fellowship training in hip and knee surgery.

Jonathan was appointed as a consultant in the Exeter Hip Unit in 2004, and now specialise in complex and revision hip surgery, as well as open hip preservation surgery. Jonathan am Clinical Director of Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre and have been on the Executive of the British Hip Society since 2011, currently as Vice-President Elect.

John Skinner

 John Skinner is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.He is a hip and knee replacement surgeon and is the Clinical lead for Joint Replacement and also the Director of Research at Stanmore. In 2004 he was awarded the prestigious ABC (American, British, Canadian) Travelling Fellowship. He jointly established the London Implant Retrieval Centre in 2007, which has collected 8000 failed orthopaedic implants and has published 130 papers on this subject. He provided clinical leadership on metal bearing hips during difficult times for patients and surgeons and chaired the British Orthopaedic Association and MHRA Expert Advisory Committees on Metal bearing hips for 10 years. In 2012 he gave evidence and advised the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) USA on matters related to Metal on metal bearing hipsHe has served as President of the British Hip Society. He currently acts as the Honorary Treasurer of the BOA and sits on the NICE guideline committee on joint replacement surgery. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Bone and Joint Journal and reviews papers for seven journals worldwide. He is married with 3 children.

John Timperley

Peter Kay

 Peter is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire and is former President of the British Orthopaedic Association (2011), British Hip Society (2008) and British Orthopaedics Trainees Association (1992). He is also Honorary Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Manchester and Clinical Professor at the University Central Lancashire and currently serves on the Council of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Managerially he has been Director of Research, Clinical Director, Divisional Chairman for MSK (responsible for elective orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology) and Associate Medical Director in his own Trust (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS FT). He has three years’ experience as a full Trust Board Member up to a successful Foundation Trust application. He is the clinical lead for the Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital Alliance in the UK

Richard Field

Robert Ashford

 Robert Ashford graduated from the London Hospital Medical College in 1992. He undertook basic surgical training in London and East Anglia. After undertaking his MD in skeletal metastases in breast cancer at the University of Sheffield, he continued his Orthopaedic training in Leicester & Yorkshire. His fellowship training (Orthopaedic Oncology & Joint Reconstruction) was at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia, Buckinghamshire Hospitals and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the East Midlands Sarcoma Service in 2007. His clinical interests are soft tissue sarcoma and palliative orthopaedic surgery. He has published extensively on metastatic bone disease, soft tissue sarcomas and desmoid fibromatosis. He was co-chair of the BOA/BOOS working party that rewrote the guidelines on management of metastatic bone disease.  He has recently been appointed an Honorary Associate Professor in Cancer Studies at the University of Leicester.

In 2014 Mr Ashford was selected by the British Orthopaedic Association as an American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellow.

Sion G-Jones

 Siôn Glyn-Jones read medicine at Cambridge and later conducted his clinical attachment in London. Thereafter, he went on to complete his surgical and orthopaedic training in Oxford, where he gained a DPhil. He now works as a Consultant Hip Surgeon in the Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Service at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He undertakes all aspects of adult hip surgery and has a specialist interests in the treatment of hip arthritis in the young patient and revision hip arthroplasty.

Siôn was awarded a Professorship in the 2014 Recognition of Distinction awards. He sits on the Steering Committee of the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence in Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis and is also a CI on the Arthritis Research UK Centre of Excellence in the Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis. He is the NIHR Clinical Research Network National Speciality Lead for Musculoskeletal Disorders and the local CRN Musculoskeletal lead for the Thames Valley and South Midlands.

Steve Jones

Tony Andrade

 Tony Andrade is a consultant Orthopaedic, hip and knee Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, in Reading. He graduated from the London Hospital Medical College and was a surgical trainee in the Wessex region of the South of England before fellowship training in hip and knee surgery at Sportsmed-SA in Adelaide, South Australia, where he first learned hip arthroscopy. He has a specialist interest in the Young Adult Hip, having established a hip arthroscopy and hip preservation service in Reading, in 2002, that quickly evolved into a tertiary referral centre. He is a board member of ISHA – The Hip Preservation Society and, is on the Non-Arthroplasty Hip Registry (NAHR) user group for the British Hip Society.

Tim Briggs

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Professor Briggs qualified from The Royal London Hospital in 1982 with honors in surgery and a number of prizes. After his senior registrar training he was appointed to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital as Consultant in 1992. His specialist interests are in orthopaedic oncology as well as surgery to the hip and knee. He was Medical Director at the RNOH for 15 years, ensuring a re-build and was President of the British Orthopaedic Association in 2014. He was appointed as National Director for Clinical Quality and Efficiency for the NHS in September 2015 and has been asked to lead and roll out his GIRFT methodology, developed in orthopaedics, across all surgical and medical specialties within the provider network. Professor Briggs was made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to the surgical profession

Tim Wilton

Vikas Khanduja

 Vikas Khanduja is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery and has a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery of the hip. He has been instrumental in setting up the tertiary referral service for Young Adult Hip Surgery in Cambridge.Complementing his clinical practice, his research interests centre around disease stratification of FAI using novel imaging techniques, better pre-operative planning tools using dynamic analysis and optimisation of arthroscopic management of FAI via precision surgery to improve outcomes. He has authored over 90 peer reviewed articles and two books.Mr. Khanduja is the recipient of the American and British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship in 2011, the Arnott Medal presented by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013 and the Insall Fellowship presented by the American Knee Society and Insall Foundation in 2014. Mr. Khanduja sits on Executive Board for SICOT as Programme Chair, the British Hip Society as the Chairman for the Non Arthroplasty Hip Register (NAHR) and the NIHR MSK NSG as the Orthopaedic Lead for the Eastern Region. He is also the Associate Editor to the Bone and Joint Journal.

BOA Research Committee Session Speakers

Matthew Costa - Session Chair

Matthew CostaMatthew Costa PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Matt’s research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK NIHR, Musculoskeletal Charities and the Trauma Industry. His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Matt is Chair of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Injuries and Emergencies Specialty Group and the NIHR Musculoskeletal Trauma Trials Network. He is also a member of the NIHR HTA Research Board. He Chairs the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee and is the Specialty Lead in Orthopaedic Trauma for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Associate Editor for Trauma and Research Methods at the Bone and Joint Journal.

Matt is the President Elect of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and President Elect of the International Fragility Fracture Network.

Catriona McDaid

Catriona-McDaid218Dr Catriona McDaid is an applied health researcher based at York Trials Unit. She is the lead for the BOA Orthopaedic Surgery Research Centre which is embedded in the trials unit.

She has worked in the field of health technology assessment since 2002 and has experience in leading systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and mixed methods studies. She is a member of the NIHR HTA Editorial Board.

Daniel Perry

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Daniel’s major research interest is in epidemiology and effectiveness research. This involves developing nationwide collaborative cohorts, clinical trials and the analysis of existing (routine) datasets. He is chief investigator on the NIHR British Orthopaedic Surgery Surveillance (BOSS) Study, the NIHR SCIENCE Trial, the NIHR FORCE trial, the ARUK Sensing the Hips of Newborns (SHINE) Study and the ARUK Outcomes Research in Children’s Hip Disease (ORCHiD) Study.

He is also a member of the NIHR HTA Commissioning Board and the Associate Editor for Paediatrics and Methodology Board Member at the Bone and Joint Journal. He also sits on the research committee of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the research committee of BSCOS (British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery) and the hip screening committee within the government NIPE (Newborn Infant Physical Examination) Programme.

David Beard

David beard  David Beard is Professor of Musculoskeletal Science and the Co-Director of the Oxford RCS Surgical Interventional Trials Unit (SITU).  Here he is responsible for a team initiating, funding, running and publication of trials predominantly within orthopaedic and plastic surgery.  He also maintains a limited clinical role as Specialist Practitioner (Complex Knee) and is a Governing Body Fellow of Kellogg College within Oxford University.
To date he has obtained over £35 million in various research grants (NIHR, charity and industry) as CI or co-investigator and has over 200 peer reviewed publications.  He has a specialist interest in surgical evaluation, outcome measurement and placebo controlled design of trials in surgery.
Present orthopaedic studies include evaluations into knee replacement surgery (TOPKAT), shoulder decompression (CSAW), tibial fracture (STIFF), avascular necrosis of the hip (MANTIS), pain control after TKR (SPAARK), cruciate injury management (ACL SNNAP), registry validation (UTMOST) and arthroplasty decision making (ACHE).
He is Co-Director of the BOSTIC (Bristol Oxford Surgical Trials Instructional Course) to train surgeons in evaluation methods and trials, is a member of the BASK Research committee, BORS, and PRU.  Professor Beard has recently been awarded an honorary FRCS by the Royal College and been involved in research with the European Space Agency to help astronauts rehabilitate after long duration space flight (Mars).  He is currently the Chair of the Arthritis Research UK Progress Committee and supervises several DPhil and Masters students

Dominc Meek

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He is a specialist in hip reconstructive arthroplasty surgery in particularly young and complex revision surgery and hip resurfacing. He undertook a fellowship in adult reconstruction of the hip at the Department of lower limb arthroplasty, Vancouver University Hospital. He was awarded the British and American Hip Societies Travelling Fellow and the ABC Fellowships and is the Hip Specialty Editor for the Bone and Joint Journal, UK.

 

Honorary Professor Glasgow University, Editorial Secretary of the British Hip Society (BHS) Executive, he is also President of the West of Scotland Orthopaedic Research Society (WoSORS) and cofounder (2009) of the Glasgow Orthopaedic Research Society (GLORI) for fundamental science research at Glasgow University. His main research interests are in the basic science of nanotechnology and cell behaviour / bone regeneration and implant infection / fixation and effects of wear particles particularly metal CoCr particles.

Miguel Fernandez

Miguel Fernandez

Miguel is a Specialty Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust. He is developing a clinical academic career and is currently working on clinical trials in hip fracture surgery. His clinical and research interests are in orthopaedic trauma and fragility fractures.

BIOS Session Speakers

Co-Chair - Bijayendra Singh

 Prof Bijayendra Singh is one of the leading Upper Limb Surgeons in Kent and South East of England. He is fondly known as Bijay or BJ. He qualified from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India in 1992 and followed this up with a residency training programme in Trauma & Orthopaedics, receiving my Masters in 1995. Prof Bijayendra worked as a Lecturer for two years before coming to UK for Higher Specialist Training in South East Thames. As part of my specialist training I undertook a fellowship programme at Perth Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Centre, Australia.

He is actively involved in upper limb research and has over 80 publications in national & international journals and a number of book chapters. He also has presented at over 150 national and international meetings.

He has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the Canterbury Christchurch University and is the lead for Masters in Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery.

Co-Chair - Sunil Garg

Mr Sunil Garg is the current honorary secretary of the British Orthopaedic Indian society. Mr Garg works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the James Paget University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust, Great Yarmouth with special interest in Shoulder and Upper Limb Surgery. He is active in promoting Orthopaedic education and research in the UK.

Anand Arya

 Mr Arya is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in the Kings College Hospital, London – the leading hospital of London, level 1 trauma center and an academic health sciences center of UK. He specializes in upper limb problems with special interest in elbow conditions. He is the foremost elbow surgeon in Kings College Hospital.

He did his orthopaedic training at Jaipur (India), Liverpool (UK) and Dundee (Scotland). He did elbow fellowship at Tulane University medical school, New Orleans with Buddy Savoie and at Mayo Clinic, USA with Bernard Morrey. He is a fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England as well as London regional representative of British Elbow & Shoulder Society, UK. He is leading on several clinical research projects, has published widely and regularly speaks on national and international forums. He is an accredited appraiser and the Infection control lead of Trauma & Orthopaedic department in his hospital.

He is the immediate past President of ‘British Indian Orthopaedic Society’, UK, an organisation of more than 400 Orthopaedic surgeons of Indian origin, settled and working in UK. Mr. Arya is also deeply and actively involved in the Indian Orthopaedic scene and helps the young Indian Orthopaedic surgeons to get trained in UK.

Mr Arya is an honorary visiting professor at MG university of Medical Science & Technology, Jaipur, India. He regularly attends and interacts in scientific meetings of various orthopaedic societies of India including annual meeting of Indian Orthopaedic Association.

Badri Narayan

Badri Narayan has been a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals from 2002.

Prof Gautam Chakrabarty

Maneesh Bhatia

 Mr Bhatia was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester in 2009.  Following training in South East Thames Rotation, he did one-year Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery at Cambridge. He was awarded the European Travelling Foot & Ankle Fellowship to USA in 2009. He is the editor of two books and has written chapters in books including that on Forefoot disorders in Oxford Textbook of Trauma & Orthopaedics. He has published in a number of peer reviewed journals. He is the Chief investigator for a couple of RCTs & Principal Investigator for AIM Trial & PATH2 study. He is on the editorial board of a couple of scientific journals and an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons. He has acted in the role of specialist advisor to NICE regarding non surgical treatment of Achilles ruptures. He is a member of advisory panel of NIHR. He is a member of Scientific Committee of British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society. He is currently the Education Secretary of British Indian Orthopaedic Society.

Nikhil Shah

Mr Shah works at Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation trust. His special interest is in primary and revision hip and knee replacements.

He also specialises in pelvic-acetabular trauma and is part of the North West Regional pelvi-acetabular surgery service.

Radhakant Pandey

 Radhakant is working as a Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery at University Hospitals of Leicester since 2001. His special interest is shoulder and elbow surgery, which forms most of my elective and trauma  work. Radhakant has particular interest in fractures around the shoulder and have published and presented research at various forums on this subject. He has over 40 publications and is one of the organisers of the yearly Leicester shoulder trauma symposium.

Sudhi Ankarath

BIOS Indian Summer Session Speakers

Co-Chair - Ananda Nanu

 Ananda Nanu has been a consultant in Sunderland since Nov 1994. He trained on the Northern rotation and his main interest remains trauma. He has been Chairman of the AO Principles and Advances course in the UK, and been international Faculty on the Masters Courses.

He has been on the Council of the BOA since 2013 and part of the Executive since 2016. He is also a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Co-Chair - Gautam Chakrabarty

Prof Chakrabarty is Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Surgeon, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation trust where he is the Trust lead for Educational Supervisor training.  He was Hon. Secretary, British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) 2009-2012, President, Yorkshire Indian Society, 2002, 2015 and Training Programme Director, T&O, Yorks and Humber LETB, 2010-17.

Currently Prof Chakrabarty is Honorary Senior Lecturer, Edge Hill University and University of Leeds,and a visiting Professor at the University of Huddersfield.He is also thePresident, British Indian Orthopaedic Society (BIOS), a SAC Member, T & O, liaison member for East Midlands, LETB and a Member Selection, Design Group, SAC.

Jamal Ashraf

Dr. Jamal Ashraf is an alumnus of JN Medical College, Aligarh, India. He is currently working as Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon in UMC, Lucknow.

He is a widely travelled trauma surgeon with special interest in lower limb and pelvi-acetabular trauma. He takes keen interest in mentoring young orthopods and trainees and is the driving force behind the Young Surgeons Forum of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association.

And is a die-hard Man Utd. supporter.

Mandeep Dhillon

Professor & Head, Department of OrthopaedicsHead, Deptt of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationIncharge, Sports Injury Clinic.
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,Chandigarh India.

Milind Chaudhary

Dr Chaudhary is Director of  International Deformity & Lengthening Institute . He was  Editor in Chief of Journal of Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction. Pub: Wolters Kluwer. He trained more than 90 young Orthopaedic surgeons from all over India & abroad in Post-PG Clinical Fellowships.

He was President of ASAMI INDIA {SubSpeciality chapter of Indian Orthopaedic Association}  2009-2013, and Hon. Consultant at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai since 2006

Dr Chaudhary was Hon Asst Prof. of Orthopaedic Surgery at GMC Akola 2002 to 2006.  He was also the Organized International ASAMI conference as President in Sept 2014.

He has performed more than 4000 Ilizarov surgeries for all indications and has lectured in International, National, Regional & State Conferences: more than 120 lectures in 26 years including CME in four IOACONs.

Ram Chadda

Dr. Ram Chaddha, MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), is presently at the Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai as Consultant Spine Surgeon. He is one of the most experienced Spine Specialists in India and brings with him a legacy of knowledge, skill and goodwill.

He completed his training in Orthopaedics from the L.T.M. Medical College & General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai in 1989 and continued his passion for teaching as Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at his parent institution. He completed multiple advanced fellowships in Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery in France, Germany & Switzerland.

Dr. Ram Chaddha comes with 29 years of rich experience in the field of Spine Surgery and has been associated with various hospitals in the country. His flair for teaching made him the Professor & Head of Department of Orthopaedics at the K.J. Somaiya Medical College & Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.

Rujuta Mehta

 Dr Rujuta Mehta, MS (ortho) heads the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery B J Wadia Hospital and Professor for Fellowships in Paediatric orthopaedics for the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences .She is also a consultant in private practise empaneled at 3 leading hospitals in Mumbai .i.e. Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital, Jaslok and Shushrusha Hospitals in Mumbai.

She is the holder of the Marcela Uribe Zamudio award of SICOT and a Top 20 Women achiever’s in modern Indian Healthcare position for the year 2008 -2009. She has been the winner of the Prestigious K S Masalawala best paper award in the Bombay Orthopaedic Society twice (2004 and the Golden Jubilee 2015) and has also delivered the Veteran Surgeon’s forum oration for her work on shoulder surgery in birth Brachial Plexus Palsy at Wiroc 2010 , Posicon best paper award 2005, Indian Orthopaedic Association Best Paper in paediatric ortho Joy Patankar Gold medal 2017 and Foot and Ankle Society of India best paper 2004 at the national level. She is a regular faculty almost all regional and national conferences in India : and for the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic association and Sicot and EPosna conferences in the international arena.

She is the presently Honorary Secretary of The Bombay Orthopaedic Society 2018-2020 the first ever woman to hold this position , founder and the chairperson of the Women orthopaedic surgeons sub section in the Indian Orthopedic Association, and has been a council member of the Paediatric orthopaedic society of India for two terms.

Saranjeet Singh Jagdev

Dr.Saranjeet Singh Jagdev is currently working as a professor in the department of orthopaedics since 3rd October, 2017 at Shree Krishna Hospital, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat.

His main area of Interest and plans are Arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty of Knee and hip. Salvage of seriously injured limbs by reconstructive surgery and arthroplasty to restore pain free range of motion.

He has worked as an associate professor in the dept of orthopaedics in 2017 taking care of teaching and hip and knee replacements and trauma reconstructive surgery. Prof Jagdev worked as a private practitioner and visiting consultant at SAL Hospital from 1st September 2006 to 9th June 2008.

He has also completed a number of research looking at Dissertation submitted to the Gujarat University on “ Intracapsular fracture of fracture of neck of femur – Choice of implant for osteosynthesis”. Alos, Projectwork “ Analysis of the functional outcome of complex forearm injuries” done during fellowship at Ganga Hospital.

Zile Kundu

Zile joined as lecturer in PGIMS in Orthopedics department in 1999, became Professor in 2008 and then Senior Professor in 2016. He has been teaching MBBS and MD/MS postgraduate students since 1996. He has produced  thesis guidance/co-guidance for 28 PG students till date and published more than 110 publications in national and international journals.

Dr Kundu delivers lectures and deliberations in more than 100 zonal, national and international conferences.

He received Gold medals for best publications two times and best paper presentations two times in national conference.

CAOS UK Session Speakers

Session Chair: Robin Strachan

Robin Strachan Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Imperial College NHS Trust, London. Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London.   President,  British Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS UK).    

Brainlab Clinical Excellence Award 2005.  Worked on cadavers in Munich to assist development of Early and Intermediate Level Knee Navigation Software.  Lecturer to the European Knee Association on Biomechanics of the Knee and Computer assisted Navigation particularly  in relation to testing of Intra-operative Dynamics of the Knee and Patellofemoral joint.   Presentations on Navigation to BOA, AAOS, ESSKA, ISTA, ISAKOS and EFORT over the years.    Visiting Lecturer on Navigation to the Japanese, Egyptian and Iranian Orthopaedic Associations.   Co-Organiser of EKA Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course.  Member of the Board of Specialty Societies of the BOA and Clinical Champion.   Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve Retired.  Publications include contribution to ‘Knee Surgery Using Computer Assisted Surgery and Robotics’, Eds. Catani, Fabio et al, 2012 Springer.   Specialises in Complex Primary and Revision Knee Replacement

Prof Alister Hart

Professor Alister HartConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, London.   Chair of Orthopaedics, University College London (UCL).

Professor Hart specialises in hip and knee problems at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) NHS Trust in Stanmore, London, UK and took the Chair of Orthopaedics at University College London (UCL) in 2012.

He has pioneered assessment of patients with painful hip and knee replacements and how to create the everlasting hip replacement.  He has performed over  4000 operations including  over 350 revision hip replacements.   His research has analysed 8000 implants from 29 countries, for which the BBC nicknamed him the “Hip Detective” .  He has raised £6 million in grants, and published  over 140 papers including in the journal Nature.

Dinesh Nathwani

Dinesh Nathwani Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Head of Specialty, Imperial College NHS Trust, London and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London.   Chief Executive and Knee Lead, British Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery  (CAOS UK).

Mr Nathwani has a keen clinical and research interest in technology assisted knee surgery and has used Navigation and Robotics for all his partial and Total knee replacements since being appointed as a Consultant at Imperial Healthcare in 2005. This was following a fellowship in Knee Navigation techniques in Perth, Western Australia. He is involved in trials for novel cartilage resurfacing implants, customised and robotically assisted knee replacements. His main focus is in delivering precise execution of surgical plans and bone conserving knee replacement using technology. He is a programme committee member of CAOS International and executive committee member of CAOS UK and is Orthopaedic research advisor for the Hamlyn Centre of Robotics at Imperial College. He has lectured on the topic internationally and has written several book chapters and articles on Navigation and Robotics.

Prof Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena.

Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena. Professor of Medical Robotics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London.

Professor Rodriguez y Baena leads the Mechatronics in Medicine Laboratory at Imperial College.   His current research interests lie in the application of Mechatronic systems to medicine, in the specific areas of clinical training, diagnostics and surgical intervention.   His team has a strong translational focus, while his work encompasses both “blue skies” research and “near-to-market” development.     Professor Rodriguez y Baena graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from King’s College London in 2000 and gained a PhD in Medical Robotics from Imperial College in 2004.    He was an Associate Editor for the ‘Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer’s’ Robotics and Automation Magazine.  He is the Chair of the Programme Committee of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, the Chair of the Institute of Engineering and Techology’s Communities Committee for Technical and Professional Networks, a Leverhulme Prize winner in engineering, a former European Research Council grant holder and the coordinator of an €8.3M European project on robotic assisted neurosurgical drug delivery.  He has published over 150 papers and has secured in excess of £10 million in research funding to date.

Kamal Deep

Kamal Deep Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Research Lead, Golden Jubilee National Hospital NHS Trust.   Honorary  Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow.    Secretary General,  International Society for Computer Aided Orthopaedic Surgery, (CAOS International).    Executive Member and Hip Lead,  British Society for Computer Aided Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS UK).       

Kamal Deep  pursued his field of interest in use of computer aided navigation in Hip and Knee Joint arthroplasty as an early pioneer of the technology and is now an internationally renowned authority on the subject of computer navigation and robotics.  He  has been Invited Faculty in more than 200 International and National conferences, including performance of live surgery in International meetings.  He has performed a Telecast on the subject of  “Computer Aided Navigation in Total Knee Replacement“ on BBC and STV.   He has published extensively in international and national journals of repute and written chapters in books.  He is an Expert Reviewer for several journals.    As research lead at the Golden Jubilee Hospital he has access to the data of one of the largest joint replacement centres in the United Kingdom.

 

Spine Revalidation Session Speakers

Session Chair : Niall Eames

Niall Eames Niall Eames is an orthopaedic spine surgeon, being Clinical Director of Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery in Belfast. He is Education Lead for the UKSSB and sits on the BOAs Education Committee. Niall also sits on the British Scoliosis Society Executive and is a member of the BASS Education committee. He has been leading on the Spinal Training Interface Group on behalf of the combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal societies over the last 3 years and is the first Chairman of the newly formed Spinal Training Interface Group Committee.

His practice covers all aspects of spinal surgery. He is an examiner for the JCIE in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Jonathan Lucas

Jonathan Lucas

Mr Jonathan Lucas qualified from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London University in 1988.  He undertook basic surgical training on the St Bartholomew’s Hospital rotation gaining the FRCS(Eng) in 1992.  He pursued higher surgical orthopaedic training on the South-East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation gaining the FRCS(Orth &Tr) in 1998.  He gained specialist training in spinal surgery as a fellow at The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham and as a British Orthopaedic Association travelling fellow to the USA, specializing in Paediatric and Adult deformity surgery.  He was appointed as consultant orthopaedic and spinal consultant to Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 1999. He is Lead Clinician for Spinal Surgery at Guys and St Thomas’ and the Evelina Children’s Hospitals, appointed in 2006.  He is Education secretary fior the British Scoliosis Society and part of the STIG committee for specialist spinal surgical training.

Matt Newton Ede

Matt Newton EdeMatt Newton Ede is a spinal surgeon operating at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Qualifying in 2002, he undertook specialist training in Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Salford Royal Hospital, Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital, Alder Hey and Robert Jones Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry.

Matt’s interest is in children’s spinal deformity surgery, including early onset and neuromuscular scoliosis. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, AO Spine, the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society and the British Scoliosis Society. He holds and has held several research grants and collaborates on several NIHR studies at University of Birmingham, University of Oxford, Keele University and University of Manchester. In 2016 he was awarded the Whitecloud Award by SRS-IMAST for basic science research.

Matt is a key developer of the spinal surgery curriculum for the BOA and he last year’s BOA/UKSSB Clinical Leadership Fellow. He is a keen surgical trainer, is post-graduate clinical tutor and contributes annually to the BOA Instructional Course and BOA Congress education.

Rex Michael

Rex Michael Mr. Antony Louis Rex Michael is a consultant Orthopaedic Spine surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHSFT and Sheffield Children’s hospitals NHSFT since 2010

His medical training was at Tirunelveli medical college and hospitals, India- affiliated to the MGR Medical University. After graduation he completed a post graduate degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics, attaining the Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations in Trauma and Orthopaedics from India.

He subsequently moved to the UK and completed his FRCS in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also completed the Master of Medical Sciences in Trauma Surgery from the University of Birmingham for which he was awarded the prestigious gold medal-The William Gissane Memorial medal.

He completed his Specialist Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the Northern Ireland T&O rotation attaining an FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He completed his spinal surgery training with the combined BOA Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery National Spine Fellowship from Leeds thus completing his CCT requirements.

His current interests cover the breadth of  pediatric and adult Orthopaedic spine surgery. He is passionate about education being the director of the AO Spine centre in Sheffield and an examiner for the T&O intercollegiate fellowship examinations. He has faculty responsibilities in ATLS, BOA and AO Spine. His research interests are mainly in spine trauma, disc biology and regeneration. He is an editor for Bone and Joint journal.

Rohit Shetty

Mr. Rohit Shetty is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in complex spinal surgery. He was appointed as Consultant spinal surgeon to the Whittington Hospital and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London in 2010. He now works full time at the Whittington Hospital in North London.

He graduated from India in 1995. He obtained his Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery, and was awarded the Gold Medal in Orthopaedic surgery. He underwent Orthopaedic training in London from 2002. He completed a Diploma from the University of Brighton and was awarded Distinction in 2006. He passed his FRCS Intercollegiate T&O Board exams in 2007.

He is fellowship trained in all aspects of spinal surgery. He completed spinal fellowships at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and a short term fellowship at Inselspital and Schulthess Swiss Olympic Medical Centre in Switzerland.

Mr. Shetty’s specialization includes the conservative and surgical management of adult degenerative neck and low back pain. His main sub specialty area of interest is Adult Reconstructive Deformity. Mr. Shetty is a member of British Association of Spine Surgeons and North American Spine Society

He is actively involved in executive role as Education Lead for the British Association of spine surgeons and London Regional representative for the British Spine Registry Steering group.

Mr. Shetty is a keen educational trainer and is involved in various other roles as Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialty Registrar ARCP’s and the National T&O ST3 and Surgical CT1 selection process.

Spine Instant Updates Session Speakers

Session Chair : Niall Eames

Niall Eames Niall Eames is an orthopaedic spine surgeon, being Clinical Director of Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery in Belfast. He is Education Lead for the UKSSB and sits on the BOAs Education Committee. Niall also sits on the British Scoliosis Society Executive and is a member of the BASS Education committee. He has been leading on the Spinal Training Interface Group on behalf of the combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal societies over the last 3 years and is the first Chairman of the newly formed Spinal Training Interface Group Committee.

His practice covers all aspects of spinal surgery. He is an examiner for the JCIE in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Arup Ray

Arup qualified from Calcutta University and came to the UK for further training. My neurosurgical training was done in Leeds, Manchester and Preston. He was a National Spinal Fellow at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

At present, Arup is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Preston. He has a sub-speciality interest in Neuro-Oncology and Complex Spine.  My spinal practice covers a wide range, with a focus on minimally invasive surgery and intra-dural tumours.

Arup has been the Training Program Director for Neurosurgery at HEE North-West and am a member of the SAC in Neurosurgery.

Jonathan Lucas

Jonathan Lucas

Mr Jonathan Lucas qualified from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London University in 1988.  He undertook basic surgical training on the St Bartholomew’s Hospital rotation gaining the FRCS(Eng) in 1992.  He pursued higher surgical orthopaedic training on the South-East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation gaining the FRCS(Orth &Tr) in 1998.  He gained specialist training in spinal surgery as a fellow at The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham and as a British Orthopaedic Association travelling fellow to the USA, specializing in Paediatric and Adult deformity surgery.  He was appointed as consultant orthopaedic and spinal consultant to Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 1999. He is Lead Clinician for Spinal Surgery at Guys and St Thomas’ and the Evelina Children’s Hospitals, appointed in 2006.  He is Education secretary fior the British Scoliosis Society and part of the STIG committee for specialist spinal surgical training.

Matt Newton Ede

Matt Newton EdeMatt Newton Ede is a spinal surgeon operating at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Qualifying in 2002, he undertook specialist training in Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Salford Royal Hospital, Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital, Alder Hey and Robert Jones Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry.

Matt’s interest is in children’s spinal deformity surgery, including early onset and neuromuscular scoliosis. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, AO Spine, the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society and the British Scoliosis Society. He holds and has held several research grants and collaborates on several NIHR studies at University of Birmingham, University of Oxford, Keele University and University of Manchester. In 2016 he was awarded the Whitecloud Award by SRS-IMAST for basic science research.

Matt is a key developer of the spinal surgery curriculum for the BOA and he last year’s BOA/UKSSB Clinical Leadership Fellow. He is a keen surgical trainer, is post-graduate clinical tutor and contributes annually to the BOA Instructional Course and BOA Congress education.

Mel Grainger

Having graduated from Manchester University in 1992, Mel completed the West Midlands Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training in 2003 followed by a combined orthopaedic/neurosurgical spinal fellowship in Liverpool.  He was appointed as a consultant spinal surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in 2004 and whilst my practice encompasses the breath of spinal surgery at all levels, I have developed a significant interest in spinal oncology and primary spinal sarcoma surgery. Mel have led the spinal oncology service and been involved in developing  the pan-Birmingham cancer pathways, organising and running the national Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression meeting as well as  contributing to the National Service Specifications for spinal oncology. He has significant experience in the use of en-bloc resection with curative intent for primary tumours, and multidisciplinary  team working including retroperitoneal, thoracic and plastic surgical colleagues.  Mel has recently moved to work at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with the intent to develop a more unified sarcoma service across the region.  My teaching and lecturing reflects my predominant interest and includes national and international meetings.  He is a reviewer for European Spine Journal and Trauma.

Patrick Statham

 Patrick Statham is a Neurosurgeon and Spinal surgeon in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. He trained in London, Bristol, Hull, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and has been a Consultant in Edinburgh since 1993. He has worked in the interface between Spinal Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery since the late 1990s when he first started looking at pathways for managing metastatic spinal cord compression through work with the SBNS, and the BOA. Most recently that has progressed to include further study of the management of Cauda equina syndrome, in a UK-wide trial (UCES). He was a member of the British Cervical Spine Society, then BASS when they merged, and has been a contributor and host to BASS and Britspine meetings over the years. Currently chairman of the UKSSB, he would like to see more evidence to support the way we manage most spinal conditions, across the spectrum from Pilates to Pedicle screws. He strongly supports engagement with the BSR and GIRFT to help eliminate inconsistencies in spinal surgery and practice. His enthusiasm, if not skill, for skiing has been enhanced by the yearly British Spinal Surgery Group meetings

Rex Michael

Rex Michael Mr. Antony Louis Rex Michael is a consultant Orthopaedic Spine surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHSFT and Sheffield Children’s hospitals NHSFT since 2010

His medical training was at Tirunelveli medical college and hospitals, India- affiliated to the MGR Medical University. After graduation he completed a post graduate degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics, attaining the Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations in Trauma and Orthopaedics from India.

He subsequently moved to the UK and completed his FRCS in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He also completed the Master of Medical Sciences in Trauma Surgery from the University of Birmingham for which he was awarded the prestigious gold medal-The William Gissane Memorial medal.

He completed his Specialist Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the Northern Ireland T&O rotation attaining an FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He completed his spinal surgery training with the combined BOA Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery National Spine Fellowship from Leeds thus completing his CCT requirements.

His current interests cover the breadth of  pediatric and adult Orthopaedic spine surgery. He is passionate about education being the director of the AO Spine centre in Sheffield and an examiner for the T&O intercollegiate fellowship examinations. He has faculty responsibilities in ATLS, BOA and AO Spine. His research interests are mainly in spine trauma, disc biology and regeneration. He is an editor for Bone and Joint journal.

Rohit Shetty

Mr. Rohit Shetty is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in complex spinal surgery. He was appointed as Consultant spinal surgeon to the Whittington Hospital and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London in 2010. He now works full time at the Whittington Hospital in North London.

He graduated from India in 1995. He obtained his Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery, and was awarded the Gold Medal in Orthopaedic surgery. He underwent Orthopaedic training in London from 2002. He completed a Diploma from the University of Brighton and was awarded Distinction in 2006. He passed his FRCS Intercollegiate T&O Board exams in 2007.

He is fellowship trained in all aspects of spinal surgery. He completed spinal fellowships at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham and a short term fellowship at Inselspital and Schulthess Swiss Olympic Medical Centre in Switzerland.

Mr. Shetty’s specialization includes the conservative and surgical management of adult degenerative neck and low back pain. His main sub specialty area of interest is Adult Reconstructive Deformity. Mr. Shetty is a member of British Association of Spine Surgeons and North American Spine Society

He is actively involved in executive role as Education Lead for the British Association of spine surgeons and London Regional representative for the British Spine Registry Steering group.

Mr. Shetty is a keen educational trainer and is involved in various other roles as Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialty Registrar ARCP’s and the National T&O ST3 and Surgical CT1 selection process.

Stuart Blagg

Mr Stuart Blagg is a Spinal Surgeon working at Bucks NHS Trust and the National Spinal Injuries centre.  He has a varied practice within spinal surgery and Trauma, including a specialised spinal injuries practice.  He is currently the President of the British Association of Spine Surgeons.  He sits on the Clinical Reference Group for spines and many other national committees for both spinal surgical delivery and training.  He has been involved in the BOA Spinal education for many years.  He also has instructed ATLS for many years, and was involved in setting up the regional Trauma Committees and now the Regional Spinal Committees.  He has been involved in education at many levels and is part of the team setting up the Spinal Interface fellowships.

BSCOS Revalidation Session Speakers

Co- Chair: Karen Daly

Karen Daly2Karen is a Children’s Orthopaedic Surgeon based at St Georges University NHS Healthcare Trust. She has established a clinical network providing specialist services to a greater part of SW London and beyond. She is an Associate Medical Director and Responsible Officer.

She is Surgical lead for the Healthy London Partnership Children and Young persons Board and an appointed member of the NHSE Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Surgery in Children. She is an elected Trustee of the BOA and a member of the Research committee.

Co-Chair: Emily Baird

Emily BairdEmily Baird has been a Children’s Orthopaedic Consultant at The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh since 2015.

She trained in both the South East and West of Scotland, and underwent fellowship training in Edinburgh and Toronto, Canada. During training she was involved in the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association, culminating in Presidency.

Emily enjoys the generality of surgery that paediatric orthopaedics brings, but has a particular interest in trauma, conditions of the immature hip and congenital talipes equinovarus. As well as a broad range of conditions, children’s orthopaedics brings unique surgical challenges and the delight of caring for young people, who never fail to make the job interesting and entertaining. Another rewarding facet of her job is the involvement with trainees, both day to day, as an Educational Supervisor and on a broader level, coordinating local and national educational events.

Philip Henman

Philip Henman has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Newcastle upon Tyne since 2001.  He graduated from St Andrews and Manchester Universities and roamed around the country during his training, loosely based in Dundee for specialist training in orthopaedics.  Fellowship training in children’s orthopaedics was divided between Montpellier, Metz, Paris, Adelaide and London before he finally settled to steady employment in the Northeast of England.

His consultant post has been a hybrid commitment to orthopaedic trauma care and children’s orthopaedics which come together in an interest in treating children’s musculoskeletal trauma and infections.  He became involved in teaching with AOUK over ten years ago and has been active in teaching on children’s trauma in the UK and overseas since then.

David Emery

BLRS Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair : Ms Deepa Bose

Deepa BoseMs. Deepa Bose qualified as a doctor from the University of Calcutta in 1990.  She subsequently came to the UK for higher training.

In 2009 she was appointed as a consultant to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where she currently works.  Her practice is exclusively in adults, and includes general trauma, major trauma and post-traumatic limb reconstruction (osteomyelitis, malunion, non-union, limb lengthening and deformity correction).

She also has a keen interest in medical education.  She completed an MSc in Medical Education from Cardiff University in 2010.  She is now Chair of the Specialist Training Committee for core surgical training in the West Midland region, and is a member of the Training Standards Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association.

Ms Bose has a desire to promote and encourage teaching in orthopaedics in developing nations, and she gained the Diploma in Medical Care of Catastrophes from the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in 2011.  She has been the secretary of World Orthopaedic Concern UK, a specialist society of the British Orthopaedic Association, and a charity which focuses on teaching orthopaedics in low resource countries, since 2009.

She has been on the International Emergency Trauma Register of the UK, a first response team for international disaster relief, since 2012.

Prof. Hemant Sharma

Prof. Hemant Sharma works and provides tertiary limb reconstruction, complex lower limb trauma and bone infection services at Hull & East Yorkshire university teaching hospitals, Hull, UK. He is a honorary Professor at Hull York medical school, Hull University.

Prof. Sharma is involved in many training and educational programs and is the course director for prestigious International Hull deformity planning course and TSF course. He is an invited faculty on national, International and European meetings. He is an invited speaker to world congresses and national conferences across the world.

He is the treasurer for the British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS).

Prof. Sharma has published many papers and book chapters in peer reviewed Orthopaedic Literature. His primary research interest is in limb reconstruction and bone infections. He is the Chief Investigator of PINS & ACTIVE trials and is recipient of £2.2 million research grant.

Elective Care Restrictions: Impacts, Analysis and Action Session Speakers

Chair : Ian Winson

Ian is a Consultant in Orthopaedics And Trauma, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital , and the Bristol  Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic Spire Hospital, Bristol.

He qualified from Sheffield University in 1978 and Accredited as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in 1989.

His clinical Interests in all aspects of Foot and Ankle Surgery, particularly Ankle Arthritis and Trauma.

His research interests have led to over 60 papers largely covering all aspects of Foot and Ankle care and including basic science studies particularly on the Kinematics of the Ankle and Foot.

He has an Academic Affiliation to the University of Bristol and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer.

His Honorary Positions include:

 PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION (2016-7)

PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN FOOT AND ANKLE SOCIETY 2006-8

PRESIDENT BRITISH ORTHOPAEDIC FOOT AND ANKLE SOCIETY 1994

Bill Callaghan

Prof John Skinner

John Skinner is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.He is a hip and knee replacement surgeon and is the Clinical lead for Joint Replacement and also the Director of Research at Stanmore. In 2004 he was awarded the prestigious ABC (American, British, Canadian) Travelling Fellowship. He jointly established the London Implant Retrieval Centre in 2007, which has collected 8000 failed orthopaedic implants and has published 130 papers on this subject. He provided clinical leadership on metal bearing hips during difficult times for patients and surgeons and chaired the British Orthopaedic Association and MHRA Expert Advisory Committees on Metal bearing hips for 10 years. In 2012 he gave evidence and advised the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) USA on matters related to Metal on metal bearing hipsHe has served as President of the British Hip Society. He currently acts as the Honorary Treasurer of the BOA and sits on the NICE guideline committee on joint replacement surgery. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Bone and Joint Journal and reviews papers for seven journals worldwide. He is married with 3 children.

Les Capstick

Mark Bowditch

Wynne Edwards

Prof Peter Kay


Peter is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire and is former President of the British Orthopaedic Association (2011), British Hip Society (2008) and British Orthopaedics Trainees Association (1992). He is also Honorary Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Manchester and Clinical Professor at the University Central Lancashire and currently serves on the Council of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Managerially he has been Director of Research, Clinical Director, Divisional Chairman for MSK (responsible for elective orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology) and Associate Medical Director in his own Trust (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS FT). He has three years’ experience as a full Trust Board Member up to a successful Foundation Trust application. He is the clinical lead for the Specialist Orthopaedic Hospital Alliance in the UK

Prof Philip Turner

 Professor Philip Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK since 1990. He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a tertiary referral unit for complex knee problems. His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement. He is a Council and Executive member of the BOA and President from 2018 to 2019. He has previously been the North West Orthopaedic Training Programme Director, Head of the HENW School of Surgery, Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery and Chair of the BOA Training Standards and Curriculum Committee. He has been involved in surgical education throughout his career and has been the Chair of the IQA Committee of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh in 2016. He is active in promoting research and service delivery in his role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and Chair of the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance. He holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.

Vittoria Bucknall


Vittoria is the President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) and a specialist registrar in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the South East of Scotland. Vittoria represents UK orthopaedic trainees at a national level at the British Orthopaedic Association and the Intercollegiate Royal Colleges of Surgeons in addition to other key training boards.

OTS Hot Topics Session  Speakers

Chair: Bob Handley

Andrew Riddick

 Andy Riddick was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Southmead Hospital, Bristol in 2014. He specialises in the treatment of open fractures and peri-articular fractures, along with an elective foot and ankle practice.

His specialist orthopaedic training was on the Wales rotation and he undertook the complex trauma fellowship in Frenchay Hospital, Bristol (2013)

He is an active member of the OTS and enjoys speaking at various trauma courses and conferences

Enis Guryel

 Enis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon working at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in the Major Trauma Centre since 2011.

His specialist interest is in the management of acute complex trauma in both the upper and lower limbs, as well as paediatric trauma. Enis’ sub-specialty interests are the management of bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening and works closely with plastic surgeons performing combined operating lists and MDT clinics.

He qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School in 1998 and gained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004. Following completion of his specialist orthopaedic training on the St. George’s Hospital South West Thames Orthopaedic rotation he undertook the prestigious Complex Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey.

Enis enjoys teaching at local, regional and national courses and is Past-president of the Federation of Orthopaedic Trainees in Europe and is a reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal. Enis is the honorary Treasurer for the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).

Tim White

Tim White is a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.  He has subspecialist interests in injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, knee (including soft tissue reconstruction), and foot and ankle.  He is the author of the Ankle chapter in Rockwood and Green’s, both in the current edition and in the forthcoming edition.  He is also the author of McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma, the best-selling text for orthopaedic trainees.  He has published widely in the peer-reviewed literature with recent papers on Trauma Triage Clinics, the Fibular Nail, the uses (and abuses) of new Biological Therapies in trauma, and outcome after acetabular fractures.

He is interested in the current controversies surrounding ankle fractures and has written a recent annotation on the posterior malleolus for the BJJ, and a review on ankle fractures in the August edition of BJJ360.  He is co-director of the Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium.

Pater Bates

Michael Kelly

 Michael Kelly is a graduate of King’s College London and was appointed to North Bristol NHS Trust in 2009 following basic surgical training in St George’s London, orthopaedic training in the South East Scotland programme and a trauma fellowship in Vancouver. He is the lead for orthopaedic trauma in North Bristol, the major trauma centre in the Severn Network. It has approximately 1600 admissions with an ISS<9 per year and a large local population with approximately 550 hip fractures per year. His clinical work is around 80% trauma and this includes complex or multiply-injured and community level trauma. His interests are extremity trauma of both the upper and lower limbs and particularly includes periarticular and open fractures. North Bristol has a well-established Orthoplastic service and also benefits from close working with an excellent Orthogeriatric service. Mr Kelly is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. [/av_toggle] [av_toggle title='Nigel Rossiter' tags=''] Nigel is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals since 2002/3 where he has been a previous Clinical Director. He was previously a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon in the British Army from 1985 . He trained in London, Londonderry, Belfast, Gosport, Plymouth, and Oxford, and, has done fellowship training in UK, USA & Russia. His principal areas of practice are in Orthopaedic Trauma, all aspects of Knee surgery, soft tissue Shoulder surgery and Trauma related problems. He is the Hampshire Hospitals lead for Trauma & Major Incidents and the Clinical Lead for Trauma Units in the Wessex Trauma Network: having led the setting up of the South Central Trauma System & Networks. He is a Past (& Founding) President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society.

Nigel is a trustee of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation and was the founder and trustee of a medical charity Link of Basingstoke with Hoima Hospital in Uganda. He has been voted the Trainer of the Year for the Wessex area, “Inspiring educator of the year” from NHS Shine Awards (twice), and, the Hippocrates Award for excellence in the field of medicine from Who’s Who. He chaired the AO Advances & Principles courses in UK & Ireland 2006-9 & 2013-17, is on faculty for the Current Concepts, Tips for Trainers and Chairmen, Training the Trainers courses, and, runs a medical education company. He has been a member of a NICE committee. He helped write the original STEP course for the Royal College of Surgeons and has been a Basic Surgical Skills tutor. He was a co-founder, is Chairman and a Director of Incision Medical Indemnity: insuring almost 200 surgeons. He is married with four rugby playing & skiing sons.

OTS Revalidation Session 3 ( Fractures in the elderly) Speakers

Co-Chair : Andrew Gray

Andrew Gray Mr Gray is an orthopaedic trauma specialist based at the South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust. He qualified in medicine from Glasgow University, where he also obtained a first class honours Physiology and Sports Science degree and a University golf bursary. He has a doctorate in medicine with distinction, from the University of Edinburgh having researched Damage Control Orthopaedics after major injury at and also the clinical and cognitive effects of pulmonary and cerebral fat embolus at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

He completed a trauma fellowship in Calgary, Canada in 2008 and has now worked as a consultant in both Major Trauma Centres in the North East.  Mr Gray is a founder member of the UK Orthopaedic Trauma Society, having been its Treasurer from 2014-2017 and now the society Fracture Liaison lead. He is the orthopaedic trauma representative on the National Osteoporosis Society committee and has been the lower limb trauma editor for the journal ‘Injury’ since 2014. He has a number of peer reviewed publications, invited articles, book chapters and editorials

Co-Chair : Charlotte Lewis

Charlotte Lewis is a full time NHS consultant and has a practice that exclusively deals with trauma. She qualified from UCL medical school in 1995 before starting her basic surgical training in London.She then worked in Bristol before spending a year overseas working in a government hospital in Malawi . She returned to the UK for specialist training in Wessex. She did her fellowship in both London and Nottingham before returning to Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth as a consultant taking up her role as Trauma lead. She was secretary of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society 2013-2017, is faculty on ATLS, AO and numerous cadaveric trauma surgical courses.

Bryony Elliott

 Bryony graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 2005 and carried out most of her training in the East Midlands. She has been a Consultant at St Georges Hospital, London since 2015. She specialises in the holistic assessment and care of older patients with multiple medical problems undergoing emergency orthopaedic surgery. More recently she has led the expansion of the orthogeriatric service to include care of patients admitted with major trauma. She is Head of Department for Geriatrics at St Georges Hospital and has a keen interest in management and service improvement.

Enis Guryel

Enis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon working at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in the Major Trauma Centre since 2011.

His specialist interest is in the management of acute complex trauma in both the upper and lower limbs, as well as paediatric trauma.  Enis’ sub-specialty interests are the management of bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening and works closely with plastic surgeons performing combined operating lists and MDT clinics.

He qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School in 1998 and gained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004.  Following completion of his specialist orthopaedic training on the St. George’s Hospital South West Thames Orthopaedic rotation he undertook the prestigious Complex Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey.

Enis enjoys teaching at local, regional and national courses and is Past-president of the Federation of Orthopaedic Trainees in Europe and is a reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal.  Enis is the honorary Treasurer for the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).

Michael McKee

Dr. McKee is a Toronto native who obtained his MD from the University of Toronto in 1986, and graduated from the Orthopaedic Training programme at that institution in 1992 and obtaining his specialty certification that year. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1993 under the supervision of Dr. Jesse Jupiter.
He then returned to Toronto and accepted a staff position at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, where he was a full Professor. In 2017, he accepted the position as Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. His clinical practice includes polytrauma, upper extremity surgery, complex fractures, revision fracture care and post-traumatic reconstruction (including leg-lengthening). His research interests include randomized clinical trials in fracture care and prospective trials in post-traumatic reconstruction and bone graft substitutes.

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly is a graduate of King’s College London and was appointed to North Bristol NHS Trust in 2009 following basic surgical training in St George’s London, orthopaedic training in the South East Scotland programme and a trauma fellowship in Vancouver. He is the lead for orthopaedic trauma in North Bristol, the major trauma centre in the Severn Network. It has approximately 1600 admissions with an ISS<9 per year and a large local population with approximately 550 hip fractures per year. His clinical work is around 80% trauma and this includes complex or multiply-injured and community level trauma. His interests are extremity trauma of both the upper and lower limbs and particularly includes periarticular and open fractures. North Bristol has a well-established Orthoplastic service and also benefits from close working with an excellent Orthogeriatric service. Mr Kelly is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. [/av_toggle] [av_toggle title='Nikolaos Kanakaris ' tags='']   Nik Kanakaris MD PhD, is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, working as the Clinical Lead of one of the busiest Major Trauma Centres. He works also as the Lead for Research and Innovation for Orthopaedic Trauma and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds. Born and studied in Athens Greece, got his specialist / fellowship training in Greece, USA, and the UK. Over the last 12 years he is working at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals, one of the largest Acute NHS Trusts and University Hospitals in Europe.

His subspecialty interests are pelvic and acetabular reconstruction, management of polytrauma patients and complications of orthopaedic trauma, orthobiologics and bone healing. He has communicated extensively the results of his clinical and research work in more than 120 peer reviewed scientific publications that have received over than 2500 citations and has been the author of over than 80 chapters of scientific textbooks focusing on orthopaedic trauma and bone healing. Mr Kanakaris is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the Orthopaedic Trauma Society. He enjoys family life, reading history, offshore sailing and playing basketball.

Xavier Griffin

Xavier Griffin photo Xavier Griffin PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Xavier is Chief Investigator for NIHR randomised clinical trials and has also received commercially funded grants. His research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions.

Xavier has several Research Committee appointments including, but not limited to; Cochrane, Arthritis UK and British Orthopaedic Association.

Xavier serves in the Reserve Forces and believes that his military training has provided him with transferable skills enabling him to enhance his medical and research career.

OTS Revalidation Session 4 (Medicolegal aspects of trauma)  Speakers

Co-Chair:Tim Chesser

Tim Chesser is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Bristol. He is a former Chair of the BOA Trauma Group and currently sits of the Board for the Falls and Fragility Audit Programme (which runs the National Hip Fracture Database).

He is the President of the new Orthopaedic Trauma Society, and sits on the Clinical Guidelines Group for the NICE Hip Fracture Guidelines and Quality Standards.

Co-Chair: Ananda Nanu

Ananda Nanu has been a consultant in Sunderland since Nov 1994. He trained on the Northern rotation and his main interest remains trauma. He has been Chairman of the AO Principles and Advances course in the UK, and been international Faculty on the Masters Courses.

He has been on the Council of the BOA since 2013 and part of the Executive since 2016. He is also a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Bob Handley

 Bob Handley is a Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Oxford. He qualified from Sheffield in 1978 After wanderings which included Shetland, Antarctica and the Falklands he finally settled and has worked full time in Orthopaedic Trauma for almost 25 years.

He is a past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and AOUK. He co-chaired the NICE guideline development groups for Complex and Non-complex Fractures. He was recently appointed as the national clinical lead for GIRFT Orthopaedic Trauma and as Vice President Elect of the BOA.

In his free time he enjoys golf and photography

Derek Alderson

Derek Alderson is an emeritus Professor of Surgery at the University of Birmingham.  He was Professor of Surgery at the University of Bristol from 1997-2005 before becoming the Barling Professor of Surgery and  Head of Department  in Birmingham, a post he held until October 2015. A former President of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, his main clinical interest is in oesophago-gastric cancer surgery.
He has a long association with the British Journal of Surgery. He was Editor in Chief from 2010 to 2016 and is now the Editor in Chief of BJS Open. In 2017 he was elected President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Faye Wilson

 Faye qualified from Bart’s and the London in 2004 and subsequently undertook her postgraduate specialist training in north-west Thames. She has always had an interest in orthogeriatric medicine and took time out of training to gain further experience in this area. She has worked as a consultant orthogeriatrician in Sunderland since 2014 and is the local geriatric hip fracture clinical lead.

Martin Bircher

Martin Bircher Martin Bircher practices at the Ashtead hospital having previously worked at St. George’s hospital. He is a recognised international expert in the management of pelvic and acetabular fractures . He continues to practice in elective lower limb orthopaedic surgery . He also has extensive experience in personal injury and medical negligence cases.

He remains on the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England(trauma lead), and is the treasurer at the Bone and Joint Journal.

Matthew Costa

 Matthew Costa PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Matt’s research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK NIHR, Musculoskeletal Charities and the Trauma Industry. His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Matt is Chair of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Injuries and Emergencies Specialty Group and the NIHR Musculoskeletal Trauma Trials Network. He is also a member of the NIHR HTA Research Board. He Chairs the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee and is the Specialty Lead in Orthopaedic Trauma for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Associate Editor for Trauma and Research Methods at the Bone and Joint Journal. Matt is the President Elect of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and President Elect of the International Fragility Fracture Network.

Scott Matthewson

OTS Free Paper Session Speakers

Co-Chair : William Eardley

William EardleyMr Eardley is an academic orthopaedic surgeon. He has a specialist interest in trauma surgery and the management of post-traumatic complications. Mr Eardley trained in surgery throughout Northern England and completed his education with a year of fellowship experience before being appointed as Consultant Surgeon to the South Tees Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust in 2014.

Having left the British Army in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after nineteen years of service, Mr Eardley has worked in an operational capacity in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. In his last role, Mr Eardley was a member of the first surgical team deployed to Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis.

Mr Eardley has an acknowledged reputation in research, publishing numerous papers, letters and book chapters. He has completed a formal period of study at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, successfully defending his thesis to be awarded Doctor of Medicine. Mr Eardley sits on the TARN audit committee, the BOA Trauma group and is the chairman of AOUK Research and Postgraduate Development.

NHFD Session Speakers

Co-Chair:Tim Chesser

Tim Chesser is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Bristol. He is a former Chair of the BOA Trauma Group and currently sits of the Board for the Falls and Fragility Audit Programme (which runs the National Hip Fracture Database).

He is the President of the new Orthopaedic Trauma Society, and sits on the Clinical Guidelines Group for the NICE Hip Fracture Guidelines and Quality Standards.

Co-Chair: Dominic Inman

 Mr Inman studied medicine at Bristol University and moved to the North-East in 2001 where he undertook higher surgical training in Orthopaedics. He undertook trauma fellowships in Edinburgh and Grenoble, France prior to obtaining his consultant post in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust in March 2010.

Mr Inman specialises in hip and knee arthroplasty, knee arthroscopy and complex extremity trauma.

He is trauma lead for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, and has been a member of the trust’s Hip fracture quality improvement programme (HIPQIP) steering group since 2010.  He became chairman of HIPQIP in September 2012.

Northumbria’s HIPQIP has won several national awards for hip fracture care and most recently was awarded the BMJ patient safety team of the year award in 2015 for its hip fracture quality improvement programme. Since 2016 Northumbria has headed up a Scaling up breakthrough series collaborative in hip fracture care working with 5 other UK Trusts to improve care following hip fracture.

He was appointed as Orthopaedic Clinical lead for the National Hip Fracture Database in June 2018.

Anthony Johansen

Antony Johansen was the first UK consultant appointed as a full time orthogeriatrician, and has worked in the trauma unit of the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff since 1997. He has championed the specialty of orthogeriatrics; co-authoring the British Orthopaedic Association’s ‘Blue Book’ on Fragility Fracture, and the NICE Guidelines on Hip Fracture. Since 2013 he has been clinical lead for the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) at the Royal College of Physicians, London. His research interests embrace the whole field of geriatric medicine, with a focus on quality improvement for older trauma patients

Matthew Costa

 Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Matt’s research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK NIHR, Musculoskeletal Charities and the Trauma Industry. His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Matt is Chair of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Injuries and Emergencies Specialty Group and the NIHR Musculoskeletal Trauma Trials Network. He is also a member of the NIHR HTA Research Board. He Chairs the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee and is the Specialty Lead in Orthopaedic Trauma for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is Associate Editor for Trauma and Research Methods at the Bone and Joint Journal.

Matt is the President Elect of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and President Elect of the International Fragility Fracture Network.

Speed Mentoring Session

Session Lead: Lisa Hadfield-Law

Lisa Hadfield-LawHaving spent 20 years in clinical practice and 20 years in surgical education, Lisa  has been immersed in both cultures and is, therefore, in a unique position to provide educational advice.  She has managed an orthopaedic/trauma service of a major teaching hospital, and has insight into the circumstances and challenges facing surgical teams:

  • Surgical educator since 1992
  • Trained over 10,000 surgeons from 65 countries within Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
  • Previously 20 years of trauma nursing experience in the UK and abroad MSc in Higher Professional Education

Current Position

  • Consultant surgical educator UK and abroad
  • Education Advisor to the British Orthopaedic Association & AOUK
  • Contributes to the T&O SAC, Training Standards Committee and ISCP Management group

Topics for Mentoring

  • Surgical educatioN
  • Finding a mentor
  • Polishing your portfolio

Alex Trompeter

Alex TrompeterAlex is a full time orthopaedic trauma consultant at St George’s University Hospital in London. He has a practice that is focussed solely on acute fractures and limb reconstruction. He undertakes medicolegal work. Alex is actively involved in research and education, holding positions at the medical school and with the local training rotations.

He teaches and lectures on numerous courses and at conferences nationally and internationally. Alex sits on the executive committee of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society, organising the annual meeting and the trauma sessions at the BOA conference.

Ad Gandhe

Ad GandheMr Gandhe is a T&O Consultant at QA Hospital, Portsmouth specialising in lower limb trauma, arthroplasty and periprosthetic revision surgery.  He leads the surgical side of the Portsmouth Hip Fracture Unit which has enjoyed consistent top rankings in the NHFD. He was awarded Wessex Tutor of the Year, one year after his appointment as a consultant, and is on both UK and International AO faculties.

He founded his first company and invented his first educational app, Touch Surgery, which is a globally recognised surgical simulation app used by over 2.5 million users.  He has subsequently founded AMODISC which is a company committed to improving confidence and access to medical training in many disciplines anytime, anywhere.

He has built his educational career around the core notion of using technology to bring back the enjoyment and mastery in medical training to all.

Current Position:

  • T&O Consultant at QA Hospital since 2009
  • AO Faculty since 2010
  • Founder of AMODISC

Topics for Mentoring

  • Surgical education
  • Finding a mentor
  • Polishing your portfolio (or Finding a Job )

 

Andrew Clark

Andrew ClarkHaving recently started a life coaching qualification Andrew also brings 22 years of full time NHS consultant T&O practice to the table. Based in the South West he has completed clinical lead & director roles and is a past winner of Severn Trainer of the Year. He has a background of hand surgery and BSSH/BOA committee positions and he is a recent FRCS Orth examiner. Andrew is a current Educational Supervisor for specialist registrars.

Aspirations for trainee

• To get the very best training possible
• Maximise opportunities
• Look ahead to next 5 and 30 years of surgical practice

Topics for mentoring

• Choosing a specialty
• Leadership skills
• Surgical education
• Selecting fellowships UK and abroad

 

Catherine Kellett

Catherine Kellett Catherine is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in primary and revision hip and knee Arthroplasty. Catherine trained in Oxford, Geneva and Toronto. She has extensive experience in undergraduate education having taught anatomy and led a Clinical Skills Centre. At postgraduate level, Catherine has been Lead for Simulation on both the BOA Training Standards Committee and the T&O SAC.  She Co-Authored the 2014 Post Graduate Trauma & Orthopaedic Curriculum

Catherine has published papers and book chapters on orthopaedics and medical education. ABC Travelling Fellowship 2012 and Senior Fellowship Higher Education Academy

Current Position

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Medical Education & Policies, Tree Top Hospital, Maldives.
  • BOA Education and Revalidation Committee (Undergraduate Lead)
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, St George’s University of London

Topics for Mentoring

  •   Surgical education
  • Finding a mentor
  • Leadership skills
  • Selecting fellowships UK & abroad

 

Cronan Kerin

Cronan KerinCronan is a St Andrews/Manchester graduate who did his higher surgical training on the Oswestry/Stoke rotation. He has been a Consultant since 2012 initially in a DGH but now at a University Teaching Hospital Major Trauma Centre. In that time he has immersed himself in medical education at both under and postgraduate levels.

  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Liverpool.
  • Mentor to Doctors in Difficulty.
  • Working knowledge of ARCP panels.
  • Writing dissertation for Masters in Medical Education at Keele

Current Position

  • Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Director Of Education Mersey T&O Training Programme
  • College Tutor for Surgery
  • Medical Lead for the Aintree PA Programme
  • Selection Design Group ST3 National Selection T&O

Topics for Mentoring

  • Surgical education
  • Polishing your portfolio
  • Being a surgeon parent
  • Work/life balance
  • Finding a mentor
  • Leadership skills
  • Finding a job
  • Choosing a specialty

Duncan Tennent

Duncan TennentDavid has 15 years of experience as a consultant and medical educator at all levels has given Duncan a breadth of experience. He has taught surgical skills, mentored trainees, run conferences and has been heavily involved in developing the shape of medical education.

  • Orthopaedic consultant since 2003
  • Involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education since 1997
  • Past Chair BESS Education Committee
  • Past & current member BOA Education Committee
  • PGCert in medical education
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Educators

 

Current Position

  • Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon St George’s NHS Trust
  • Director of Education SWLEOC
  • Reader in Orthopaedic Education St George’s University of London
  • Trustee/ council member British Orthopaedic Association
  • SAC member
  • Treasurer British Elbow & Shoulder Society

Topics for Mentoring

  • Surgical education
  • Finding a mentor
  • Polishing your portfolio
  • Selecting fellowships UK & abroad

Ilana Langdon

Ilana Langdon Ilana has been enjoying the worlds of education and surgery simultaneously since her time as an undergraduate.  Her eyes were opened to the world of formal medical education on an ATLS instructor course in 1995, and has been her focus for extra-clinical development ever since.   She is currently the Director of Medical Education for her trust; running regular CPD courses for medical and surgical educators, and as an active AES, has insight into the challenges facing surgical training in the current circumstances.  She has completed an ILM Coaching Course (minus the essays, which are pending!), and enjoys using coaching skills in clinical and PGME development.  She has just completed a medical education leadership course and is looking forward to putting that into practice.

  •  Surgical educator since 199
  • ATLS Course Director and Instructor
  • MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering
  • Previously TPD for Core Surgical Training T&O, Severn Deanery
  • Previous member CSTC
  • Previous member steering group CST national recruitment

Current Position

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
  • Director of Medical Education, Royal United Hospital Bath
  • President of the Clinical Society of Bath (a society dedicated to wider PGME)

Topics for Mentoring

  •  Choosing a specialty
  • Finding a job
  • Work/life balance
  • Being a surgeon parent
  • Leadership skills
  • Surgical education
  • Finding a mentor
  • Polishing your portfolio
  • Selecting fellowships UK & abroad

 

James Tomlinson

James Tomlinson James is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in a major trauma centre and teaching hospital, and maintains major interests in medical education and healthcare leadership. He is a Fellow of RCS Ed Faculty of Surgical Trainers and also a trained NHS Leadership Academy 360 Feedback Facilitator, regularly working with clinicians from all specialties, along with those working in senior management/leadership positions.
• Spinal Surgeon
• Alumni of HEE YH Future Leaders Programme
• PGDip (Ed) Higher Education
PGCert in Medical Leadership
Current Position

• Consultant Spinal Surgeon
• T&O Educational TPD, HEE Y&H

Topics for Mentoring

• Leadership Skills
• Surgical Education
• Polishing your Portfolio

Jonathan McGregor-Riley

Jonathan McGregor-RileyAs a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon for 9 years, Jonathan have experience in supervising doctors at all stages of their training, offering career guidance and advice to many orthopaedic trainees.

My clinical expertise is in the management of severely injured patients in a Major Trauma Centre.

He has specific expertise in lower limb trauma, pelvic and acetabular trauma and limb reconstruction.

He has been involved in the teaching of trainees on many national orthopaedic training courses including AO Trauma, and courses on external fixation.

  • Clinical and Educational Supervisor since 2010
  • Consultant T&O Surgeon in UK MTC
  • AOUK Trauma Faculty
  • British Limb Reconstruction Society Executive Committee member

 

Karen Daly

karen Daly2 Karen Daly (Thomas) is a Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and Associate Medical Director (HR) at St Georges University Hospital Foundation Trust in South West London. She has been a Core Surgery Training Program Director and Associate Head of School of the London School of Surgery with a Quality Assurance portfolio. She is Vice Chair of the Speciality Advisory Committee  in Trauma & Orthopaedics and an elected member of the council of the British Orthopaedic Association.

Karan is Chair of the Royal Medical Foundation and Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of Epsom College.

Miriam Day

Miriam DayMariam did her medical training in Scotland, basic surgical training in England, higher surgical training in Wales and have now been a consultant in Wales for five years. She has worked through continual changes in training in the UK and remain confident we can provide a fabulous training in what can be a very stressful environment.

  • MB ChB University of Dundee 1996
  • MSc in Medical Education
  • LTCL (just to prove it’s not all medicine!!)

Current Position

  • Consultant with a special in interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Genuine Interest in Teaching and Training – MSc, Instructor on ATLS, ES and CS

Topics for Mentorin

  •  Work/Life Balance
  • Choosing a Speciality
  • Surgical Education

Nicholas Ferran

Nicholas A. Ferran Nick has International and UK trained Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon for two years. He is passionate about education and has mentored several medical students, and junior doctors including registrar. Nick is also interested in research and has published several papers and textbook chapters including with this mentees as co-authors.

  • Consultant since 2016
  • Circle Nottingham Shoulder & Elbow Fellow
  • Sydney Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship
  • Previous BOTA SAC Rep.
  • Previous member of the T&O National Selection Design Group

Current Position

  • Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Topics for Mentoring

  • Choosing a specialty
  • Selecting a Fellowship UK & abroad
  • Finding a job
  • Polishing your portfolio

Phil Walmsley

Phil WalmsleyAfter graduating from University of Manchester Medical School, Phil completed basic surgical training in the North-West Deanery before transferring to Edinburgh to commence higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics. Fellowship training in knee surgery and revision lower limb arthroplasty took place in Edinburgh, Australia and New Zealand. In 2016 I completed an MD from the University of St Andrew. My current consultant post commenced in 2009 as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in complex knee surgery and medical education at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

Current Position

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of St Andrews Medical School
  • Associate Post-Graduate Dean with NHS Education for Scotland.
  • Previously served on the SAC in T&O surgery for 5 years, acting as academic lead for 2 years.
  • Served on Selection Design Group for ST3 national selection

Topics for mentoring

  • Surgical Education
  • Finding a mentor
  • Selecting fellowships UK & abroad

Simon Hodkinson

Simon Hodkinson Simon has 23 years as a Consultant Surgeon. Involved in teaching and training all my professional career becoming an ATLS instructor in 1992. He ran the training programme in Wessex for 8 years and continue as Chair of the programme directors forum, Member of the BOA Education committee and training standards committee , and BOA Trustee for the last two years.

Even in the twilight of my career he remains committed to training and supporting the next generation of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Tanaya Sarkhel

Tanaya has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for ten years now and has encountered most of the familiar bumps in the road that surgical trainees experience, starting with the ‘are you really sure that’s what you want to do?’ conversations. She knows that barriers can be broken, as a female T&O trainee, a pregnant T&O trainee and a single parent full-time T&O consultant, and is currently Surgical Tutor supporting  trainees through career progression.

She is also part of the Women in Surgery (WinS) mentorship programme and is a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers.

  • Qualified 1991
  • Surgeon Educator since 2008
  • Surgical Tutor since 2014
  • RCS Consultant AAC Representative since 2015

Topics for Mentoring

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Being a Surgeon Parent
  • Finding a Mentor
  • Portfolio Preparation for Consultant Interview (AAC)

Vinay Takwale

VinayVinay has been Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for 17 years out of which he has been in senior clinical leadership positions for 8 years. Presently he is Chief of Service Division of Surgery at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust that is piloting a major transformational programme in Trauma & Orthopaedics working with the Getting it Right First Time national project to improve both elective and trauma care in Gloucestershire.

He has also completed the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership (Nye Bevan) and is also an executive Coach having completed the ILM Level 7 course.

World Orthopaedic Concern UK Revalidation Session Speakers

Co-Chair : Ms Deepa Bose

Deepa BoseMs. Deepa Bose qualified as a doctor from the University of Calcutta in 1990.  She subsequently came to the UK for higher training.

In 2009 she was appointed as a consultant to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where she currently works.  Her practice is exclusively in adults, and includes general trauma, major trauma and post-traumatic limb reconstruction (osteomyelitis, malunion, non-union, limb lengthening and deformity correction).

She also has a keen interest in medical education.  She completed an MSc in Medical Education from Cardiff University in 2010.  She is now Chair of the Specialist Training Committee for core surgical training in the West Midland region, and is a member of the Training Standards Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association.

Ms Bose has a desire to promote and encourage teaching in orthopaedics in developing nations, and she gained the Diploma in Medical Care of Catastrophes from the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in 2011.  She has been the secretary of World Orthopaedic Concern UK, a specialist society of the British Orthopaedic Association, and a charity which focuses on teaching orthopaedics in low resource countries, since 2009.

She has been on the International Emergency Trauma Register of the UK, a first response team for international disaster relief, since 2012.

Co-Chair: Steve Mannion

Steve MannionSteve Mannion, MA MChir DTM & H DMCC FRCS (Tr and Orth) RD is Head of the Department of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine at St George’s, University of London, combining this with a part time appointments as an NHS consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Blackpool and Preston. For up to 6 months a year he also undertakes orthopaedic education and training projects in the less developed world and has extensive experience in humanitarian surgical projects to conflict areas including Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

He has established clubfoot treatment projects in many less developed countries and is Medical Director of the Global Clubfoot Initiative. Steve is a lead clinician in the UK response to International Disasters and Chairman of World Orthopaedic Concern (UK).

Dalton Boot

Dalton Boot Dalton Boot is a now retired orthopaedic surgeon who enjoyed his clinical and other professional work at Warrington and Halton Hospitals over 22 years.   His other major clinical interest involved working and teaching in a number of developing countries during holiday periods. Fifteen years ago he started working in Cambodia and focused mainly at Preah Kossamak Hospital, a government hospital in the capital Phnom Penh.  The Hospital had many problems, following the Pol Pot regime era, but the then Director, Professor Teng Soeun and the Senior Surgeon, Dr Bunn Duong were very enthusiastic to improve many aspects in the hospital and wished to liase with us – DB and Dr Tim Keenan,(TK).  Dr Tim Keenan, a senior Australian orthopaedic surgeon has been a essential colleague and friend  during the 15 years.

During this time, DB and TK have enjoyed interacting with many Cambodian colleagues to fund and set up projects at Kossamak, and several provincial hospitals, to help develop the main orthopaedic units and improve training for surgeons and nurses.  This has resulted in better infection control and quality of care. Refurbishments at several hospitals, provision of equipment, improved ward and theatre facilities, several building projects and development of a reconstruction surgery unit (with Dr Ry Sina) have led to an improved reputation, increased admissions and operative throughput. Several British Companies, Rotary in Australia, many funding concerns including WOCUK and Australian Outreach have continued to support these improvements

Jim Gollogly

Jim Gollogly (edited) Jim Gollogly was born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, where he attended the local schools until going to St Andrews University in Scotland, followed by Trinity College Dublin, eventually graduating with a medical degree. He then took various junior doctor positions in the former colonies before completing an orthopaedic residency in New Orleans, Louisiana. This was followed by 20 years of orthopaedic practice in Fairbanks, Alaska, towards the end of which he undertook a 6 month assignment for the American Red Cross in Cambodia in 1992, leading him to move from Alaska to Cambodia in 1998 and set up what has now developed into the Children’s Surgical Center.

The focus of the Center is on treating disabled people, and the main specialties are orthopaedics, plastics, anaesthesia, ophthalmology and ENT. All treatment is free, funded by charitable donations. Adults are treated as well as children by the 130 Cambodian staff, whose skills are constantly being upgraded by a very active program of visiting expatriate surgeons from Western and Asian countries.

Kohila Vani Sigamoney

Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialty Registrar in the North Western Deanery (ST5).

Harry Platt Orthopaedic Clinical Research Fellow.

Trainee representative (North Western) for Northwest Orthopaedic Trauma Alliance for Africa (NOTAA) and founder of the Ethiopian and UK Residents Day International Collaboration

Fergal Monsell

Fergal MonsellFergal Patrick Monsell was born in Dublin and emigrated shortly before England last won the World cup. Following appointments to the Consultant staff at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore in 1997, he has been a Consultant at the Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol since 2005.

His paediatric practice is broad based with a special interest is the management of patients with limb deformity. He has some experience in surgical and prosthetic management of this patient group and leads a multi-disciplinary team. He is also involved in all aspects of paediatric trauma and the treatment of children with cerebral palsy using a spectrum of contemporary techniques.

In 2000 he was an ABC travelling fellow, is the immediate Past President of the Limb Reconstruction Society, Member of the Board of the Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery and Member of the Education Committee of the BOA. He is a member of the Council of Management of Bone and Joint Journal is Specialty Editor for paediatrics and is General Editor for AO Surgery Reference (Paediatric Trauma).

Thursday 27th September- Revalidation Sessions

Experiences and lessons learnt from the Manchester bombing
Manchester Trauma Team (ATOCP) Session 1 Speakers 

Chair: Justine Theaker

Justine Theaker is a Consultant Physiotherapist (MSc Adv Practice) and Clinical Academic working in Major Trauma and Orthopaedics at Manchester University NHS Trust (MFT)

Sarah Adcock

Sarah Adcock (BSc Hons) is a Senior Specialist Orthopaedic Physiotherapist and Adult Major Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinator at MFT.

Lucy Sumara

Lucy  is a Specialist Plastics Physiotherapist and Adult Major Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinator at MFT.

Amy Robinson

Amy is a Senior Specialist Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapist and Paediatric Major Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinator at MFT.

Scientific Programme (ATOCP ) Session 2 Speakers 

Co- Chair: Professor Rebecca Kearney

Dr Rebecca Kearney has held a joint appointment between University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and Warwick Medical School since 2007, and was promoted to Associate Professor (Clinical) at Warwick Clinical Trials Unit 2016.

Dr Kearney has completed an Arthritis Research UK Fellowship (2009-2012) and NIHR Clinical Lectureship (2013-2016). She is currently undertaking an NIHR Career Development Fellowship (2017-2021). Her focus is leading the delivery of research programmes that evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of interventions in the area of trauma and orthopaedic rehabilitation. She is currently Chief Investigator for a series of multi centre randomised controlled trials underpinned by NIHR and musculoskeletal charity funding and jointly leads the trauma and orthopaedic team within Warwick Clinical Trials Unit.

Co-Chair: David Keene

The clinical focus of my research is on improving the management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. In 2017, David commenced a 4-year NIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, investigating physiotherapy interventions after ankle fracture in adults aged 50 years and over (the AFTER study).
He is currently a co-investigator on several multicentre studies, including the PATH-2 trial (Platelet Rich Plasma injections for acute Achilles tendon rupture), funded by the MRC/NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme, and the Ankle Injury Management (AIM) trial (close contact casting vs surgery for ankle fracture in older adults), SPRAINED study (prognostic tool to predict poor outcome after acute ankle sprain), and the GRASP trial (2×2 factorial design, investigating corticosteroids injections and modes of physiotherapy for rotator cuff disorders), all funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme.
After qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2003 David worked clinically in large teaching hospitals and in primary care. He was awarded an MSc in Advanced Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham in 2011. My DPhil, completed in 2014 at the University of Oxford, focused on the optimisation of mobility after severe ankle injury. David is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and am an executive committee research lead for the Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists.

Cathy Jenkins

Cathy has worked in the Physiotherapy Research Unit since January 2000.

Her current responsibility is an ongoing audit looking at outcomes following the Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR). This database monitors over 5000 Oxford UKRs and is now reviewing patients who had surgery over 20 years ago.

In addition to the UKR audit there are many UKR studies based in the Physiotherapy Research Unit. These include a study on Cementless versus Cemented UKRs, outcome in the second decade following UKR and, in conjunction with the surgical teams, the development and introduction in 2016 of a daycase pathway for all patients undergoing UKR surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Whilst working in this unit Cathy completed her MPhil in 2008 with Oxford Brookes University on the subject of kneeling after Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty.

She previously worked on the orthopaedic wards at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in various roles since February 1989.

Deborah Jackson

Emma Salt

Meghan Liddicoat

Marcus Bateman

Lucy Silvester

Susan Critchley

The big debate: Day case knee replacement is in the patient’s best interest (ATOCP) Session 3 Speakers 

Katrina Mitchell

Katrina Mitchell is an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust; she is also Co-Team lead for the Orthopaedic Therapy Department.  She trained at University of Hertfordshire qualifying in 2002 with a BSc (hons).

Her junior training was undertaken at Southampton General Hospital and moved to specialise in Orthopaedics at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital in 2006. She completed the Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine (affiliated with the Middlesex University with a level 1) in 2010 and then completed her MSc in Musculoskeletal Science at University College London (with a Merit – 2016). In conjunction with this she was published on stem cell research with Andy Goldberg at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

Katrina is an active member of the ATOCP and is currently the treasurer of the society and has assisted in organising evening talks for the South Branch of the network; the most recent being on multi-ligament knee surgery and rehabilitation. She is also the Charted Society of Physiotherapy Steward representative at her local trust.  As part of her duties she takes an active role in regular training for the multi-disciplinary team and partakes in the research projects that are active in the department.

San Yasen

Mr Sam Yasen is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in Knee, Hip and Sports surgery in Hampshire. He trained at King’s College London, graduating with Triple Distinction in undergraduate medicine and a First-Class Honours for a BSc in physiology.

His surgical training was undertaken in the Wessex region, where he was awarded the Sir Walter Mercer Gold Medal in Trauma & Orthopaedics in 2014 and subsequently appointed as the BOA Young Ambassador. He was also awarded the McLeod Medal in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2014 and is a current Member of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine.

He is fellowship trained in Trauma surgery and advanced Knee surgery. He holds degrees in Engineering (Masters – MSc – with distinction) from Cardiff University, and Teaching (Bristol University- PGCE – again with distinction).

Mr Yasen is a university appointed Teaching Fellow, and has a national appointment as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has a broad experience of teaching from undergraduate level to international lecturing and presentations.

He is also the Research lead for the Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust; and Research Fellow at the University of Winchester. He is widely published on ligament surgery, minimally invasive surgery and osteotomy around the knee. Mr Yasen co-convenes courses in osteotomy and ligament surgery and co-hosts a surgical visitation program at his trust, which is an internationally recognised visitation centre.

Cathy Jenkins

Cathy has worked in the Physiotherapy Research Unit since January 2000.

Her current responsibility is an ongoing audit looking at outcomes following the Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR). This database monitors over 5000 Oxford UKRs and is now reviewing patients who had surgery over 20 years ago.

In addition to the UKR audit there are many UKR studies based in the Physiotherapy Research Unit. These include a study on Cementless versus Cemented UKRs, outcome in the second decade following UKR and, in conjunction with the surgical teams, the development and introduction in 2016 of a daycase pathway for all patients undergoing UKR surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Whilst working in this unit Cathy completed her MPhil in 2008 with Oxford Brookes University on the subject of kneeling after Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty.

She previously worked on the orthopaedic wards at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in various roles since February 1989.

BASK ( Knee) Revalidation Session 1 Speakers 

Chair: David Sands Johnson

Mr is a Consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport. He has had an interest in Knee surgery since starting consultant practice in 2001. He has sat on the BASK Executive as Webmaster and now Chapter H Expert Working Group Coding lead, providing advice with regards translation of codes to HRG’s and tariff setting.

He also works with the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance to improve care across the city and is the teaching programme lead for the NW (Eastern) T&O trainees. He is an active researcher both as a Chief investigator for local trials and as Principal Investigator for NIHR studies.

Andrew Toms

Andrew Toms studied Medicine at Birmingham University where he was awarded the Sir John Lewis prize for medicine. He started his Orthopaedic and Trauma training immediately at the Birmingham Accident Hospital and followed this through with a year’s basic surgical training rotation under the Professor of Orthopaedics, Auckland, New Zealand. He completed higher surgical training on the Stoke/Oswestry Orthopaedic training rotation and during this period completed a research degree in Engineering from Cardiff University focusing on revision knee replacement. He was subsequently awarded a Smith & Nephew research award in 2003, British Association of Surgery of the Knee Educational Travel award in 2004, Cutner award from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004, British Orthopaedic Association award in 2004 and the Charnley Trust Foundation Award in 2004.
He completed the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia, where he spent a year operating, skiing, sailing and chasing his 3 young children.

Andrew now specialises in surgery of the knee, particularly complex primary total knee replacement, revision knee surgery and knee trauma. He is currently on the European Knee Society research board, NIHR Orthopaedic lead for the SW and is research chair for BASK. Major research interests include pain post TKR, periprosthetic joint infection and alignment in TKR. The unit collaborates as part of NIHR trials and European multicenter studies in these key areas.

Andrew Price

 Professor Andrew Price studied medicine at the University of Cambridge (Gonville and Caius College) before completing his clinical studies at St.Thomas’ Hospital in London. For his Orthopaedic training he joined the Oxford training programme in 1997, becoming a Clinical Lecturer in NDORMS in 2001.

He was awarded a DPhil in 2003 through the University of Oxford (Worcester College), studying the Oxford partial knee replacement. He then completed a year of specialist Knee Fellowship training in Melbourne, returning to NDORMs and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in 2004, where he was subsequently appointed Reader and Honorary Consultant in Knee Surgery.

In 2011, through the University of Oxford Recognition of Distinction exercise, he was made a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at NDORMS. His clinical work as a Consultant Knee Surgeon is based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, where he was Lead Clinician for Hip and Knee Team between 2009 and 2012. His research is based in NDORMS at the Botnar Centre, where he Leads the Knee Research Group.

Fellow of Worcester College (Tutor for Graduate Entry Medical Studies).

Executive Committee Member for the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, acting Chair of the BASK Research Committee. Member of the UK National Joint Registry Steering Committee.

Alexander Dodds

Mr Alexander Dodds  Mr Dodds was appointed as a consultant at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in January 2015. He trained on the Imperial (NW Thames) and Welsh orthopaedic rotations. His advanced training included a UK fellowship involving research with Prof Andrew Amis at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London and clinical work with Mr Andy Williams. This was followed by a year in Australia focused on hip and knee primary and revision surgery and soft knee tissue surgery including arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and patello-femoral surgery.

He was awarded a MD(Res) in May 2018 from Imperial College, London for his research on the anterolateral structures of the knee and the pivot shift. Other research including on the patellofemoral joint has been published internationally in leading journals such as the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the American JBJS. He is currently Principal Investigator for the ACL SNNAP trial in Cheltenham.

He also maintains a keen interest in teaching and education. As well as being an educational supervisor, he has led work for the BOA Wikipaedics website for BASK, has published on the use of simulation in orthopaedic training and co-authored a book on orthopaedics for junior doctors.

In 2016 he was elected on to the council of BASK as Early Years Consultant Representative. He is also currently orthopaedic associate speciality director with an interest in governance at Gloucestershire Hospitals, where  he also chairs a group working to prevent infections in arthroplasty surgery.

 

Leela Biant

Leela Biant Academic Head of Dept Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Manchester, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester University Foundation Trust, Honorary Professor at Salford University

Leela trained in London, with fellowships in Sydney and London. She spent 8 years as T&O Surgeon in Edinburgh before moving to Manchester in 2016.

Her thesis was on Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Young Adult Knee. She was an ABC Fellow in 2010, and has won multiple awards for research. She has been peer-selected as one of the global top 15 cartilage repair surgeons to attend summits on advancing the science and surgery of cartilage repair, is an elected  ICRS Senior Fellow, and founded the ICRS Global non-arthroplasty patient registry. Leela is a Lifetime Honorary Fellow of the Biological Knee Society in recognition of her work in this field.

Her clinical and research interests are in cartilage assessment and repair, biological regenerative surgery and arthroplasty. She currently serves as BASK Treasurer, ICRS Board and Chair of the Registry Committee, and on the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has authored many books including the latest edition of Grays Anatomy.

Tony Hui

Tony completed my undergraduate medical study at St. John’s College, Cambridge University and the Royal London Hospital Medical College. His Orthopaedic surgical training was based in Leicester and I also went on a travelling fellowship at the Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore and the Brigham and Women Hospital in Boston, USA. Tony has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough since 1997.

He is the current Hon. Secretary for the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) and also a member of the Beyond Compliance and ODEP expert panel. Tony sat on the BOA council for a total of five years as one of the Trustees and as Chairman of the British Orthopaedic Directors Society (BODS). He specialise in knee surgery with particular interest in patello-femoral pain.”

Vipul Mandalia

Vipul Mandalia obtained his orthopaedic training with the Wessex Deanery. His fellowship training in knee surgery included leading centres in the UK and the USA (University of Alabama, University of Pittsburgh). Vipul has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital since 2009.

His practice includes all aspects of knee surgery, including tertiary referrals for young knee arthritis, multi-ligament injury, meniscus repair, cartilage and meniscus transplant and complex patellofemoral surgery. He also provides treatment for complex knee trauma and sports knee injury in elite national and international sports persons. He performs partial and total knee replacement and uses advanced technology including robotic assisted knee replacement. He has developed and published surgical techniques on a number of surgical procedures.

Vipul is involved in education at various levels. He has been on the education committee of British Indian orthopaedic society for three years. He is the course convenor for the annual Exeter Knee Masterclass and other European knee courses. He has presented as an invited speaker at various national and international conferences.

As a research lead for the Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit, he coordinates research projects in the department and has been a principle / chief investigator of various research projects. He is involved in multicentre international trials including that of cartilage transplantation. His research area not only includes the clinical outcomes of various surgical treatments but also the cellular and molecular effect of various treatment modalities on the knee joint and biomechanics of fixation devices. With his strong research background, he has authored a large number (over 50) of peer review publications, review articles and a book chapter.

BASK ( Knee) Free Papers

Chair- Alasdair Santini

Alasdair is a consultant knee and hip surgeon at The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals. He graduated from The University of Sheffield and trained in Sheffield and then on the Mersey Orthopaedic Rotation. He was awarded a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Travelling Fellowship to visit St Louis prior to taking up his consultant post in Liverpool.

He has been lower limb lead at The Royal Liverpool, is currently MAC chair at Spire Liverpool and presides over The Grosvenor Club. He was recently voted onto the BASK executive committee.

BASK ( Knee) Revalidation Session 2 Speakers 

Chair- Prof Leela Biant

Academic Head of Dept Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Manchester, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester University Foundation Trust, Honorary Professor at Salford University

Leela trained in London, with fellowships in Sydney and London. She spent 8 years as T&O Surgeon in Edinburgh before moving to Manchester in 2016.

Her thesis was on Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Young Adult Knee. She was an ABC Fellow in 2010, and has won multiple awards for research. She has been peer-selected as one of the global top 15 cartilage repair surgeons to attend summits on advancing the science and surgery of cartilage repair, is an elected  ICRS Senior Fellow, and founded the ICRS Global non-arthroplasty patient registry. Leela is a Lifetime Honorary Fellow of the Biological Knee Society in recognition of her work in this field.

Her clinical and research interests are in cartilage assessment and repair, biological regenerative surgery and arthroplasty. She currently serves as BASK Treasurer, ICRS Board and Chair of the Registry Committee, and on the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has authored many books including the latest edition of Grays Anatomy.

Prof. Andrew Toms

Andrew Toms studied Medicine at Birmingham University where he was awarded the Sir John Lewis prize for medicine. He started his Orthopaedic and Trauma training immediately at the Birmingham Accident Hospital and followed this through with a year’s basic surgical training rotation under the Professor of Orthopaedics, Auckland, New Zealand. He completed higher surgical training on the Stoke/Oswestry Orthopaedic training rotation and during this period completed a research degree in Engineering from Cardiff University focusing on revision knee replacement.

He was subsequently awarded a Smith & Nephew research award in 2003, British Association of Surgery of the Knee Educational Travel award in 2004, Cutner award from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2004, British Orthopaedic Association award in 2004 and the Charnley Trust Foundation Award in 2004.

He completed the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia, where he spent a year operating, skiing, sailing and chasing his 3 young children.

Andrew now specialises in surgery of the knee, particularly complex primary total knee replacement, revision knee surgery and knee trauma. He is currently on the European Knee Society research board, NIHR Orthopaedic lead for the SW and is research chair for BASK. Major research interests include pain post TKR, periprosthetic joint infection and alignment in TKR. The unit collaborates as part of NIHR trials and European multicenter studies in these key areas.

David Elson

David Elson is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Gateshead. His elective practice is now principally knee surgery where his real interest lies in finding biological solutions to preserve the native knee joint.  He has aspirations to improve the message about knee osteotomy as a highly successful surgery, which serves as a potential alternative to arthroplasty, in well-selected patients.  He is the chairman of the United Kingdom Knee Osteotomy Registry (www.ukkor.co.uk) and he believes that the techniques of knee osteotomy should be refined in light of patient outcomes. The registry is an initiative designed to capture meaningful outcome data on knee osteotomy surgery, which should influence future surgical techniques in years to come.  He has several publications in the field of knee surgery and has presented at national and international conferences.  He is a junior member of the BASK executive committee

Phil Walmsley

Phil Walmsley graduated from University of Manchester Medical School, following which he spent a year as an anatomy demonstrator at the University of Liverpool. He then undertook basic surgical training in the North-West Deanery before transferring to Edinburgh to commence higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics. This was followed by fellowship training in knee reconstruction and revision lower limb arthroplasty in Edinburgh, Australia and New Zealand, combined with a crash course in fatherhood…. In 2009, he took up his current post as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in complex knee surgery and medical education at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Fife.

Phil developed a strong interest in research during his HST, which he maintained as a consultant, completing an MD from the University of St Andrews. He is currently involved with a number of local and multi-centre trials with research interests including interventions to improve outcome from TKR, managing bone loss in revision TKR and methods of developing and enhancing the quality of surgical training. He is the Specialty Education Lead(MSK) for the newly developed postgraduate ScotGEM course at St Andrews. Whilst on the SAC in trauma and orthopaedics, was the academic lead from 2016-18 as well as a member of the Selection Design Group(SDG) for ST3 selection. He is an Associate Post-Graduate Dean with NES, received the Cutner Award from RCSEd in 2007 and was an ABC travelling fellow in 2018.

BOFAS Revalidation Session Speakers 

Co-Chair: Rick Brown

Rick BrownRick Brown graduated from the University of Cambridge and King’s College Hospital, London, before completing orthopaedic training on the Middlesex and Stanmore Rotation, London and then Fellowships in Sydney and at Harvard, USA. After appointment as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2004, he established the new Foot and Ankle Service in Cheltenham and ran a Regional Paediatric Foot Clinic at Bristol Children’s Hospital.

His interest in Education led to serving two terms on the BOFAS Education committee, where he is now the Honorary Secretary. He is a Lead Examiner for the FRCS (Tr and Ortho).

In 2016 he was appointed as a Consultant in the Foot and Ankle Team at The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, where his practice covers all areas of Foot and Ankle surgery including sports injuries, neurological conditions, complex forefoot pathology, arthritis and young adult problems.

Co-Chair: Anna Chapman

Anna ChapmanAnna Chapman is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwickshire with a specialist interest in Foot and Ankle surgery.

She qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals School of Medicine in London, and completed her orthopaedic training on the Warwick rotation. She undertook Fellowship training in Bournemouth and Bristol, and was appointed as a Consultant in 2012. 
She completed a Masters Degree in Medical Education at the University of Warwick in 2010 and continues to pursue her interest in all things educational.

Anna is currently the Deputy Training Programme Director for the Warwick Orthopaedic Specialist Training Programme and is a member of the BOFAS Education Committee.

Callum Clark

Callum ClarkCallum Clark trained in Cambridge, London and Melbourne, Australia. He has worked as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Heatherwood and Wexham Park hospitals since 2004, where he specialises in Foot and Ankle surgery. He has run an accredited postgraduate Foot and Ankle fellowship programme since 2007 and regularly lectures and teaches at regional and national level.

He sits on the Educational committee of BOFAS and has convened many Foot and Ankle surgery educational courses. He has a particular interest in sports injuries and is a member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

James Calder

James CalderJames Calder is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Fortius Clinic and Director of the Fortius-Imperial Centre for Sports Injury Research. He has developed a special interest in the treatment of sports-related foot and ankle conditions. James qualified from The London Hospital Medical College in 1991. He was awarded the Laming Evans Research Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons and completed his MD thesis at Imperial College. Following a year in Brisbane as Foot and Ankle Fellow to Dr Terry Saxby he was awarded an American Travelling Sports Fellowship to the USA in 2006. His PhD focussed on cellular mechanisms in the development of and novel techniques in the treatment of common sports injuries.

His PhD students have enabled him to continue his research interests into tendinopathies, ligament and articular cartilage injury and repair and he has a particular interest in the clinical outcome following injury in elite athletes. He has served as Associate Editor for the Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy Journal and is Associate Editor at the Bone and Joint Journal. He serves on the Board at ESSKA and is President of ESSKA-AFKAS, on the committee for the International Cartilage Research Society and Immediate Past Chairman of the Achilles Tendon Study Group. Away from medicine he plays tennis, is a keen sailor and triathlete and lives with his family and cows in Hampshire.

Michael Butler

Michael ButlerMichael Butler qualified from Cambridge University and the London Hospital Medical College. After graduation and house jobs, he served as Regimental Medical Officer for the Cheshire Regiment at home and abroad. After basic surgical training, he trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in the South West of England and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Trauma and Orthopaedics in November 2007.

He undertook further specialist training at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre and Frenchay Hospital and at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He was appointed as a consultant in Truro in 2009. Mr Butler has served in the Army for over 20 years and continues to serve and have a role in teaching military and civilian surgeons on a number of courses as well as regularly conducting outpatient clinics for serviceman and civilians.

Surgically, Mr Butler is heavily involved in trauma, diabetic foot surgery and electively has a specialist interest in sports surgery of the ankle, arthroscopy of the ankle and hindfoot as well as primary and revision ankle replacement.

Mr Butler is the Peninsula Deanery Training Programme Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics and serves on the SAC in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He is a member of the BOFAS Education Committee.

Noelene Davey

Noelene Davey photoSince graduating from the University of Sydney in 1995 Noelene has worked in both the private & public sector as an MSK & Sports Specialist Physiotherapist. She was an Extended Scope Physiotherapist specialising in spines, hips and knees at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital Orthopaedics from 2004-2009 but since 2009 has specialised in Foot & Ankle at Imperial NHS Healthcare Trust, London. She also continues to work privately at Kinetic Physio, Victoria, London.

She lectures regularly in the UK and internationally and has written and been interviewed for feature articles in the Physio First ‘In Touch’ and ‘Pharmacy Journal’ members’ magazines. She also contributed a chapter on the post operative rehabilitation after ankle stabilisation surgery for the ESSKA textbook: ‘Lateral Ankle Instability: An International Approach by the Ankle Instability Group’, published in March 2018.

Noelene is a founding member of the educational charity the ‘Association of Foot and Ankle Physiotherapists and AHPs’: AFAP has over 750 members and holds a popular annual conference every March (afap.org.uk).

Rhys Thomas

Rhys Thomas graduated from University College Hospital, London.  He completed Fellowship training in Toronto and has subsequently been awarded travelling Fellowships by both EFAS and AOFAS. He was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Cardiff in 2003 and supervises the local foot and ankle fellowship. His main interest is sporting injuries of the foot and ankle.  He is a member of the BOFAS Education Committee

BESS Revalidation Session Speakers 

Andy Richards

Mr Richards specialises in treating shoulder and elbow problems. His clinical interests are arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery particularly in treating sports injuries. Mr Richards practice is solely concerned with problems of the shoulder and elbow. At Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London he has a tertiary referral practice dealing with the most difficult of cases, including the surgical reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries. Mr Richards uses the latest proven surgical and non-surgical techniques and works closely with leading physiotherapists to provide an integrated approach to recovery that helps each patient to return to work, or their chosen sport, as quickly as possible.

His recent and current appointments includes , Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London. Publications, lectures and teaching, written multiple peer-reviewed publications, as well as chapters for surgical textbooks. Mr Richards’s Master’s thesis investigated the effect of rotator cuff tears on the biomechanics of the shoulder joint and lectures nationally on shoulder and elbow surgery

Society memberships includes British Orthopaedic Association, British Elbow and Shoulder Society, British Trauma Society and Watanabe Club.

Henry Colaço

Henry CalcoHenry is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in conditions of the shoulder and elbow. He completed his basic surgical training and clinical research in London before undertaking higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery on the South East Thames rotation, including King’s College Hospital, and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals. He then completed two specialist training fellowship posts in Shoulder and Elbow and Complex Upper Limb Surgery at University College Hospital, and St George’s Hospital, and the prestigious British & Elbow Shoulder Society (BESS) Travelling Fellowship in France. He was appointed as a Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College London.

In 2017, he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. His special interests include upper limb trauma and complex reconstructive and sports shoulder, elbow, and wrist surgery. He has an interest in novel techniques of reconstructive arthroscopic surgery, including superior capsular reconstruction and arthroscopic anterior glenoid allograft with non-rigid fixation for anterior instability with bone loss.

His research interests include the use of simulation to enhance surgical skills training and improve patient safety, and he received the ‘Innovation in Simulation’ Award from the British Orthopaedic Society in 2015. He is a founding member of the BESS Simulation Working Group, and served a 2-year term as a member of the BESS Education Committee. He is also a convenor for the London Shoulder Meeting, which brings together an international multidisciplinary faculty to present and debate hot topics in shoulder and elbow surgery and will hold the 5th annual meeting on May 2019 with a focus on soft tissue and sports injuries.

Rohit Gupta

 Mr. Rohit Gupta’s undergraduate training took place at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, qualifying in 1993. His post-graduate surgical training was at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London.  Specialist orthopaedic training was undertaken in the South East Thames region of the NHS, including Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals. Upon completion of his orthopaedic training, he undertook one year of specialist Fellowship training in Shoulder / Upper Limb Surgery & Sports Medicine / Arthroscopic Surgery in Perth, Western Australia in 2003-4.

He was appointed as a substantive Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in shoulder & upper limb surgery at Ashford & St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chertsey, Surrey in 2005.  He has been instrumental in developing the Upper Limb team at the Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Unit, which prides itself in delivering a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.

He has developed a practice concentrating on complex shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, including revision arthroplasty.  As a result, he regularly attracts tertiary referrals throughout the region to help colleagues with challenging cases requiring complex arthroscopic reconstruction, tendon transfers around the shoulder, and revision arthroplasty.  His research interests cover the same subjects.

He is recognised nationally / internationally as a surgical instructor in advanced arthroscopy & arthroplasty, regularly teaching on cadaveric and live surgery courses.  He is also an invited lecturer at national / international level, including BESS and BOA annual scientific meetings.

Toby Colegate-Stone

Toby Colegate-stone Toby is a consultant Orthopaedic and major trauma surgeon, with a sub-speciality in shoulder and elbow surgery. His NHS practice is at Kings College Hospital, one of London’s major trauma centres. He manages the whole spectrum of shoulder problems as well as sports injuries and complex upper limb trauma, and specialises in performing arthroscopic (keyhole), arthroplasty (joint replacement) and trauma surgery.

Toby studied medicine at Oxford University (St. Edmund Hall) and completed his clinical studies at University College London. He undertook his early surgical training on the Kings College rotation as well working at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Following an additional year of research into shoulder surgery and in particular the analysis of outcomes he was appointed onto the London higher Orthopaedic training rotation where he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Toby has also undertaken two recognised sub-specialist fellowship trainings in shoulder and trauma surgery. The first at the internationally renowned Cape Shoulder Institute in Cape Town and at the University of Stellenbosch, and the second at Kings College Hospital – a nationally recognised upper limb and major trauma surgery fellowship. Toby has a particular in interest in outcomes, and consequently completed the Value Based Healthcare course at Harvard Business School. Leveraging this knowledge he has helped to re-design a number of NHS services and continues to provide healthcare advisory support to providers and commissioners of healthcare as a subject matter expert particularly in the field of musculoskeletal outcomes and value delivery.

Special interests
Shoulder surgery (including sports related injuries) Keyhole shoulder surgery, Shoulder replacement surgery, Non-interventional management of soft tissue injuries, Upper limb trauma injuries

Medico-Legal Session Speakers 

Session Chair: Prof David Warwick

David WarwickDavid Warwick is Consultant Hand Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton since 1998 as well as visiting Hand Surgeon to the States of Jersey and Bailiwick of Guernsey.  He is involved daily in the clinical management of complex hand and wrist problems with a particular interest in the DRUJ, Dupuytren’s, joint replacement and orthopaedic hand trauma.

His teaching, research, and administrative contributions were rewarded by the University of Southampton with an Honorary Professorship in 2013. His NHS contribution has been rewarded with a Bronze Clinical Excellence award in 2012 renewed in 2016. He was awarded the Gold Medal in the European Diploma of Hand Surgery in 2004 and was awarded the Hunterian Professorship in 1998 for his work on Orthopaedic Thrombosis. Most recently he has been President of the British Association of Hand Therapists, Visiting Professor to the Australian Orthopaedic Association, South African Society for Surgery of the Hand and Polish Hand Society.

He is BSSH President Elect for 2020; he has recently finished as Secretary of the BSSH and Executive Committee Member of the FESSH. He now sits on the Executive Committee of the IFSSH.  He reviews about 40 papers per year; David serves on the Editorial Boards of the European Journal of Hand Surgery and the Bone and Joint Journal.

David has published over 80 papers in peer reviewed journals with an H index of 21 He has written over 20 book chapters and is Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Hand Surgery (2009, 2018), the European Textbook of Dupuytren’s Disease (2015) and Apley & Solomon’s System of Orthopaedics and Trauma (2001, 2010, 2017).  He is currently Principle Investigator on 5 studies and leads the Clinical Orthopaedic Research Group in Southampton. He has lectured in the UK and abroad on many occasions as invited speaker on various topics.

Andy Foley

Andy Foley Andy Foley, who has 30 years of experience in the healthcare and insurance sectors, is the founder of Bespoke Medical Indemnity – a specialist medical malpractice insurance broker.

The breadth and depth of Andy’s expertise across both industries is vast, from his earliest roles providing top-quality products and solutions to the medical industry, to his years of experience in the provision of medical protection to UK surgeons and medical practitioners.

Andy is highly regarded, well connected, and is justly recognised as a trusted expert in his field. As a result Bespoke Medical Indemnity have consistently happy clients who appreciate an indemnity solution tailored to their unique needs, often with considerable cost savings.

Andy is a regular speaker at various industry events

Mike Devlin

Mike DevlinDr Mike Devlin is Head of Professional Standards and Liaison at the MDU, having been a medico-legal adviser for over 15 years, latterly as Head of Advisory Services.  He is the MDU’s Responsible Officer.  He was a member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine’s academic committee and was an examiner for the MFFLM until 2014.  He is an international editorial board member of the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine.

He was Treasurer of the FFLM from 2011 to 2015.  He has had published many articles on medico-legal matters in various medical journals and papers in UK and Ireland as well as a book chapter.  He has a significant amount of experience in teaching and assessing knowledge in medico-legal subjects.

Carole Seymour

Carol Seymour is a senior medico-legal adviser with Medical Protection and a barrister (call 2001); previously an academic physician, and since 2003, Emeritus Professor of Molecular and Metabolic Medicine (University of London, St George’s Hospital Medical School).

In the past, she has been Academic Registrar of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and an  elected Councillor of the RCP; Fellow and past Director of Medical Sciences, at Trinity College, Cambridge; University of Cambridge representative on the GMC and Foundation Director for Clinical Advice to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

She was instrumental in promoting the creation and development of the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine within the Royal College of Physicians (2006), setting the standards and training programmes for accreditation in this new medical specialty area.

Currently she is an examiner for the membership examination (MFFLM) of the Faculty, Chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee in Forensic and Legal Medicine and current President of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine

Medico-Legal Session Speakers 

Session Chair: Michael A Foy

Consultant Orthopaedic & spinal surgeon Great Western Hospital, Swindon and Ridgeway hospital, Wroughton. Co-Author Medico-Legal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma. Author of various papers on medico-legal issues. Chairman Medico-Legal Committee BOA.

Sara Burns

 Sara is one of the Partners in our very successful Medical Negligence team in the Birmingham office. She has extensive experience of a wide variety of claims and have specialised in this area of work since 1996.
Sara heads one of the leading Medical Negligence teams in the country and am fortunate to work with a group of people who are committed to bringing claims on behalf of injured people and getting the very best result for them.
This is an area of work that is challenging not only because of the medical complexities of a case, but the emotional impact this will have had on the injured person and their family.

Sarah Pritchard

 Sarah is a clinical negligence specialist. Her practice covers all areas of medical and dental negligence with particular emphasis on surgical negligence, birth injury cases and complex quantum claims. She is a highly experienced trial advocate and works closely with her solicitors at all stages of the litigation. She is well used to managing teams of medical / quantum experts both at conference and in preparation for trial. She is also a skilled negotiator and has conducted many round table meetings to successful conclusions. Sarah is predominantly involved in high value claims involving catastrophic injury, (brain and spinal injury, quadriplegia, paraplegia) and significant psychiatric injury. Her expertise in clinical negligence work makes her ideally suited for cases of the utmost severity which have complex medical causation and quantum issues.

Nicholas Peacock

 Nick specialises in clinical negligence work, regulatory and disciplinary work (particularly GDC, MPTS/GMC and GOC) and general healthcare law (particularly inquests). Clients who instruct Nick include patients and their families and healthcare professionals (via their defence organisations or professional indemnity providers) and NHS Trusts. Nick advised the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons on their jurisdiction and procedures in cases of adverse health. He has an interest in cases involving dental practice and has advised commercial dental organisations as well as undertaking dental disciplinary work and claims. He is recommended in the areas of clinical negligence and professional discipline in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500, being described as “Superb at what he does” in the 2017 edition. Acted for the claimant in the Thefaut v Johnston case.

Nick has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Bar Council’s Wellbeing at the Bar Working Group 2018 and Chair in 2019. He is a longstanding elected member of the PNBA’s executive committee and currently co-organises their annual Clinical Negligence weekend

 

OTS – Hot Topics Session Speakers 

Alex J. Trompeter

 Alex is a full time orthopaedic trauma consultant at St George’s University Hospital in London. He has a practice that is focussed solely on acute fractures and limb reconstruction. Alex is actively involved in research and education, holding positions at St George’s medical school and with the local training rotations. He was recently voted Trainer of the Year for the South West London rotation.

He teaches and lectures on numerous courses and at conferences nationally and internationally. Alex sits on the executive committee of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society, organising the OTS annual meeting and the trauma sessions at the BOA conference. He undertakes medicolegal work relating to trauma. He spends his spare time with his family, running (slowly), attempting to play the guitar (badly) and curing meat (without poisoning anyone yet!).

Enis Guryel

Enis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon working at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in the Major Trauma Centre since 2011.

His specialist interest is in the management of acute complex trauma in both the upper and lower limbs, as well as paediatric trauma.  Enis’ sub-specialty interests are the management of bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening and works closely with plastic surgeons performing combined operating lists and MDT clinics.

He qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School in 1998 and gained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004.  Following completion of his specialist orthopaedic training on the St. George’s Hospital South West Thames Orthopaedic rotation he undertook the prestigious Complex Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey.

Enis enjoys teaching at local, regional and national courses and is Past-president of the Federation of Orthopaedic Trainees in Europe and is a reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal.  Enis is the honorary Treasurer for the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).

 

Tim White

Tim White is a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.  He has subspecialist interests in injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, knee (including soft tissue reconstruction), and foot and ankle.  He is the author of the Ankle chapter in Rockwood and Green’s, both in the current edition and in the forthcoming edition.  He is also the author of McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma, the best-selling text for orthopaedic trainees.

He has published widely in the peer-reviewed literature with recent papers on Trauma Triage Clinics, the Fibular Nail, the uses (and abuses) of new Biological Therapies in trauma, and outcome after acetabular fractures.  He is interested in the current controversies surrounding ankle fractures and has written a recent annotation on the posterior malleolus for the BJJ, and a review on ankle fractures in the August edition of BJJ360.  He is co-director of the Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium.

OTS – Networks Session 1  Speakers 

Chair: Paul Dixon

 Paul Dixon is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon working in Sunderland.  He trained in the Northern Deanery and completed fellowships in knee surgery and trauma in Sydney and Denver respectively.  He has been a member of the BOA trauma group for the past 5 years and has acted as chair for the last 2.

His particular interests are in the multidisciplinary care of patients who have sustained a fragility fracture and the development of well functioning, patient centred trauma networks

Daniel Engelke

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gloucestershire since 2010, having trained as specialist Trauma Surgeon and Upper Limb Surgeon in Germany, working on consultant level in a lvl 1 trauma centre in Hamburg prior to moving to the UK. Highly dedicated to teaching and training, ATLS faculty member, AO faculty member, BOA UKITE Editor for Trauma.

Daren Forward

Lee Thompson

 Lee has been a clinician with North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation trust (formally Northumbria Ambulance Service) for over 23 years after leaving the RAF Regiment as a gunner and team medic. Since 2012 he has been the Specialist Paramedic for trauma within NEAS and the Northern Trauma Network with a special interest in older adults who experience trauma. Lee is currently undertaking a PhD at Northumbria University researching the early identification of the older adults who potentially have high injury severity scores from minor mechanisms of injury. He is also one of the researchers on the Spinal Motion Restriction Feasibility (SMRF) Study which is looking at outcomes of rigid collar use verses non-collar use in managing potential c spine injury in the pre-hospital phase of care.

Lucy Silvester

When someone sustains major trauma their life changes in an instant but the impact on the individual and their family is lasting.  I am passionate about improving the rehabilitation and recovery for these patients and achieving better outcomes for people who sustain complex musculoskeletal injuries.

In 2013, I was appointed as the Therapy Consultant for Major Trauma & Orthopaedics at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust and became the Rehabilitation Director for the South West London & Surrey Trauma Network.  This gave me the opportunity to foster relationships with network colleagues and develop rehabilitation pathways.

I have had the privilege of representing my profession on the Rehabilitation Subgroup of the NHS Clinical Advisory report for Major Trauma and the NICE Guideline Development Group for complex and non-complex fractures.

I am interested in research and was fortunate to receive a small grant from the AOUK to complete a pilot study to assess patient outcomes following complex musculoskeletal injury and how the rehabilitation pathway impacts on their recovery.

My educational background includes a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy from the University of Southampton and an MSc in Health Services Management from the University of Warwick.  Over the past 20 years I have worked in several London Teaching Hospitals, but recently moved to Warwickshire where I am the Major Trauma Service Lead at University Hospital Coventry.

 

 

 

OTS – Networks Session 2  Speakers 

Chair: Paul Dixon

 Paul Dixon is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon working in Sunderland.  He trained in the Northern Deanery and completed fellowships in knee surgery and trauma in Sydney and Denver respectively.  He has been a member of the BOA trauma group for the past 5 years and has acted as chair for the last 2.

His particular interests are in the multidisciplinary care of patients who have sustained a fragility fracture and the development of well functioning, patient centred trauma networks

Daniel Engelke

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gloucestershire since 2010, having trained as specialist Trauma Surgeon and Upper Limb Surgeon in Germany, working on consultant level in a lvl 1 trauma centre in Hamburg prior to moving to the UK. Highly dedicated to teaching and training, ATLS faculty member, AO faculty member, BOA UKITE Editor for Trauma.

Prof. Chris Moran

 Prof. Chris Moran is National Clinical Director for Trauma to the NHS in England and Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at Nottingham University Hospital. He trained in Cardiff and Newcastle and did fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA and the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland. He is a full-time trauma surgeon and still leads the Trauma Team. He has a special interest in surgery for polytrauma, complex articular fractures and the treatment of nonunion. He has led the development of the Major Trauma Networks in England, which have increased the probability of surviving major injuries by 20%. In addition, he has national responsibilities for emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) and led the national clinical debriefings following all of the major incidents in 2017. He is international adviser on trauma to a number of Governments. His research portfolio includes 150 published scientific papers and abstracts with over 6,000 citations, mainly in the field of trauma. He continues in active research in this field. He is editor of a major textbook, the AO Principles of Fracture Surgery and co-authored all of the British Orthopaedic Association Standards for Trauma

Nigel Rossiter

  Nigel is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals since 2002/3 where he has been a previous Clinical Director. He was previously a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon in the British Army from 1985. He trained in London, Londonderry, Belfast, Gosport, Plymouth, and Oxford, and, has done fellowship training in UK, USA & Russia. His principal areas of practice are in Orthopaedic Trauma, all aspects of Knee surgery, soft tissue Shoulder surgery and Trauma related problems. He is the Hampshire Hospitals lead for Trauma & Major Incidents and the Clinical Lead for Trauma Units in the Wessex Trauma Network: having led the setting up of the South Central Trauma System & Networks. He is a Past (& Founding) President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Nigel is a trustee of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation and was the founder and trustee of a medical charity Link of Basingstoke with Hoima Hospital in Uganda. He has been voted the Trainer of the Year for the Wessex area, “Inspiring educator of the year” from NHS Shine Awards (twice), and, the Hippocrates Award for excellence in the field of medicine from Who’s Who. He chaired the AO Advances & Principles courses in UK & Ireland 2006-9 & 2013-17, is on faculty for the Current Concepts, Tips for Trainers and Chairmen, Training the Trainers courses, and, runs a medical education company. He has been a member of a NICE committee. He helped write the original STEP course for the Royal College of Surgeons and has been a Basic Surgical Skills tutor. He was a co-founder, is Chairman and a Director of Incision Medical Indemnity:insuring almost 200 surgeons. He is married with four rugby playing & skiing sons.

Tim Chesser

Tim Chesser is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Bristol. He is a former Chair of the BOA Trauma Group and currently sits of the Board for the Falls and Fragility Audit Programme (which runs the National Hip Fracture Database). He is the President of the new Orthopaedic Trauma Society, and sits on the Clinical Guidelines Group for the NICE Hip Fracture Guidelines and Quality Standards.

Will Eardley

 Mr Eardley is an academic orthopaedic surgeon. He has a specialist interest in trauma surgery and the management of post-traumatic complications. Mr Eardley trained in surgery throughout Northern England and completed his education with a year of fellowship experience before being appointed as Consultant Surgeon to the South Tees Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust in 2014.

Having left the British Army in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after nineteen years of service, Mr Eardley has worked in an operational capacity in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. In his last role, Mr Eardley was a member of the first surgical team deployed to Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis.

Mr Eardley has an acknowledged reputation in research, publishing numerous papers, letters and book chapters. He has completed a formal period of study at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, successfully defending his thesis to be awarded Doctor of Medicine. Mr Eardley sits on the TARN audit committee, the BOA Trauma group and is the chairman of AOUK Research and Postgraduate Development.

OTS – Hot topics Speakers 

Chair: Bob Handley

 Bob Handley is a Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Oxford. He qualified from Sheffield in 1978 After wanderings which included Shetland, Antarctica and the Falklands he finally settled and has worked full time in Orthopaedic Trauma for almost 25 years.

He is a past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and AOUK. He co-chaired the NICE guideline development groups for Complex and Non-complex Fractures. He was recently appointed as the national clinical lead for GIRFT Orthopaedic Trauma and as Vice President Elect of the BOA.

In his free time he enjoys golf and photography

Alex Trompeter


Alex is a full time orthopaedic trauma consultant at St George’s University Hospital in London. He has a practice that is focussed solely on acute fractures and limb reconstruction. Alex is actively involved in research and education, holding positions at St George’s medical school and with the local training rotations. He was recently voted Trainer of the Year for the South West London rotation. He teaches and lectures on numerous courses and at conferences nationally and internationally. Alex sits on the executive committee of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society, organising the OTS annual meeting and the trauma sessions at the BOA conference. He undertakes medicolegal work relating to trauma. He spends his spare time with his family, running (slowly), attempting to play the guitar (badly) and curing meat (without poisoning anyone yet!).

Andrew Riddick

Andy Riddick was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Southmead Hospital, Bristol in 2014. He specialises in the treatment of open fractures and peri-articular fractures, along with an elective foot and ankle practice.

His specialist orthopaedic training was on the Wales rotation and he undertook the complex trauma fellowship in Frenchay Hospital, Bristol (2013)

He is an active member of the OTS and enjoys speaking at various trauma courses and conferences

Daniel Engelke

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Gloucestershire since 2010, having trained as specialist Trauma Surgeon and Upper Limb Surgeon in Germany, working on consultant level in a lvl 1 trauma centre in Hamburg prior to moving to the UK. Highly dedicated to teaching and training, ATLS faculty member, AO faculty member, BOA UKITE Editor for Trauma.

Enis Guryel

 Enis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic surgeon working at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in the Major Trauma Centre since 2011. His specialist interest is in the management of acute complex trauma in both the upper and lower limbs, as well as paediatric trauma. Enis’ sub-specialty interests are the management of bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening and works closely with plastic surgeons performing combined operating lists and MDT clinics. He qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School in 1998 and gained his membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004. Following completion of his specialist orthopaedic training on the St. George’s Hospital South West Thames Orthopaedic rotation he undertook the prestigious Complex Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey. Enis enjoys teaching at local, regional and national courses and is Past-president of the Federation of Orthopaedic Trainees in Europe and is a reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal. Enis is the honorary Treasurer for the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).

Nigel Rossiter

  Nigel is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals since 2002/3 where he has been a previous Clinical Director. He was previously a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon in the British Army from 1985. He trained in London, Londonderry, Belfast, Gosport, Plymouth, and Oxford, and, has done fellowship training in UK, USA & Russia. His principal areas of practice are in Orthopaedic Trauma, all aspects of Knee surgery, soft tissue Shoulder surgery and Trauma related problems. He is the Hampshire Hospitals lead for Trauma & Major Incidents and the Clinical Lead for Trauma Units in the Wessex Trauma Network: having led the setting up of the South Central Trauma System & Networks. He is a Past (& Founding) President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Nigel is a trustee of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation and was the founder and trustee of a medical charity Link of Basingstoke with Hoima Hospital in Uganda. He has been voted the Trainer of the Year for the Wessex area, “Inspiring educator of the year” from NHS Shine Awards (twice), and, the Hippocrates Award for excellence in the field of medicine from Who’s Who. He chaired the AO Advances & Principles courses in UK & Ireland 2006-9 & 2013-17, is on faculty for the Current Concepts, Tips for Trainers and Chairmen, Training the Trainers courses, and, runs a medical education company. He has been a member of a NICE committee. He helped write the original STEP course for the Royal College of Surgeons and has been a Basic Surgical Skills tutor. He was a co-founder, is Chairman and a Director of Incision Medical Indemnity:insuring almost 200 surgeons. He is married with four rugby playing & skiing sons.

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly is a graduate of King’s College London and was appointed to North Bristol NHS Trust in 2009 following basic surgical training in St George’s London, orthopaedic training in the South East Scotland programme and a trauma fellowship in Vancouver. He is the lead for orthopaedic trauma in North Bristol, the major trauma centre in the Severn Network. It has approximately 1600 admissions with an ISS<9 per year and a large local population with approximately 550 hip fractures per year. His clinical work is around 80% trauma and this includes complex or multiply-injured and community level trauma. His interests are extremity trauma of both the upper and lower limbs and particularly includes periarticular and open fractures. North Bristol has a well-established Orthoplastic service and also benefits from close working with an excellent Orthogeriatric service. Mr Kelly is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the Orthopaedic Trauma Society and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. [/av_toggle] [av_toggle title='Peter Bates' tags='']

Peter D Bates FRCS (Trauma/Orth), Consultant orthopaedic trauma surgeon. Clinical Director for T+O Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust). Honorary senior lecturer – Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences Queen Mary University London (QMUL) North East London, Stanmore trainee

Trauma fellowship trained:

Dallas, Texas, USA, Nottingham, UK, Christchurch, NZ

Subspecialty:  Orthopaedic trauma, Pelvic/acetabular and periarticular fracture surgery

Tim White

 Tim White is a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He has subspecialist interests in injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, knee (including soft tissue reconstruction), and foot and ankle. He is the author of the Ankle chapter in Rockwood and Green’s, both in the current edition and in the forthcoming edition. He is also the author of McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma, the best-selling text for orthopaedic trainees. He has published widely in the peer-reviewed literature with recent papers on Trauma Triage Clinics, the Fibular Nail, the uses (and abuses) of new Biological Therapies in trauma, and outcome after acetabular fractures. He is interested in the current controversies surrounding ankle fractures and has written a recent annotation on the posterior malleolus for the BJJ, and a review on ankle fractures in the August edition of BJJ360. He is co-director of the Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium.

SAS Session Speakers 

Co-Chair: Shenouda Shalaby

 Mr Shalaby qualified in Alexandria Egypt 1982 after an undergraduate Elective at the Royal Post Graduate Medical School (RPMS), Hammersmith Hospital in 1980 and a clinical attachment in 1987.  After training in Egypt and the UK He had an Honorary Senior Registrar at the RPMS 1996 and a staff grade post at Ealing Hospital doing most of the Trauma and working in arthroplasty and specialist interest in Spinal Surgery with Professor Hughes and Mr HV Crock.

Management of Peri-Prothetic fracture with Dall-Miles plate and cable with an abstract publication at EFFORT.

Research in reviewing outcome of Multiple Spinal Surgery at RPMS over 3 years with Abstract publication at JBJS. Extracorporeal Shock wave therapy for non-union and other orthopedic condition, Abstract publication at the JBJS.

Locum Consultant in 2003 for 1 year. Master of Surgical Science  Imperial College and Diploma Imperial College Honorary Senior Lecturer Imperial College 2004 to date Vice President of BOSA 2009 Deanery funding for training 1 year at Southampton university Hospital and 18 months at RNOH . GIRFT Audit review of 1 year upper Limb Surgery at RNOH, presented at the IOA. Associate Specialist 2010 to date Ealing Hospital NHS Trust  Merging in London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. President of BOSA 2015 to date.

Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the AUC American university of the Caribbean UK branch, 2015 to date .

Prof Tim Briggs

Professor Briggs qualified from The Royal London Hospital in 1982 with honors in surgery and a number of prizes.  After his senior registrar training he was appointed to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital as Consultant in 1992.  His specialist interests are in orthopaedic oncology as well as surgery to the hip and knee.  He was Medical Director at the RNOH for 15 years, ensuring a re-build and was President of the British Orthopaedic Association in 2014.

He was appointed as National Director for Clinical Quality and Efficiency for the NHS in September 2015 and has been asked to lead and roll out his GIRFT methodology, developed in orthopaedics, across all surgical and medical specialties within the provider network.

Professor Briggs was made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to the surgical profession.

Mamdouh Morgan

Mamdouh Morgan is a senior orthopaedic surgeon in Birmingham.  He graduated in Egypt 1984 and started his orthopaedic career in the Army in 1986, then joined the 4 years High Residency Programme in an Orthopaedic surgery in Cairo. He obtained an MSc in Orthopaedic Surgery at the end of his training.

Mr. Morgan moved to the UK in 1993. He has a passion for education, which led him to obtain the FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) in 1996, the MSc (Surgery of Trauma) from the University of Birmingham in 1998, the Msc (Orthopaedic Engineer) from Cardiff University in 2002, the MCh (Orthopaedics) from the University of Liverpool in 2003, the PG Cert (Leadership & Management) from Keele University in 2012, the PG Diploma (Medical Education) from University of Birmingham in 2012 and the PG Diploma (Sports & Exercise Medicine) from University of Bath in 2013.

He has a passion for training, educational and developmental needs of SAS doctors as Associate Postgraduate Dean.  His mission in the BOA is to work with other stakeholders to ensure the educational activities for SAS Surgeons is incorporated into the assessment of Royal Colleges and the CESR application process

Martyn Porter

 Martyn is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Centre for Hip Surgery, Wrightington Hospital in the North West of England. He has served on the NJR Steering Committee since 2003, as Chairman of the NJR Editorial Board since 2008 and as NJR Medical Director since 2013. He was President of the International Society of Arthroplasy Registers in 2015-16. He is a former President of the British Orthopaedic Association (2012/13) and former Chair of the BOA Professional Practice Committee 2010-12. In 2005 he was President of the British Hip Society. He has been a member of the MHRA Orthopaedic Expert Advisory Group since 2008 and supports the RCS Invited Review Process. He was Chairman of the Musculo-Skeletal Division at Wrightinton, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust between 2010 and 2012. He is a Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University.

VTE & NICE Session Speakers 

Co-Chair: Roger Atkins

Roger Atkins MA (Oxon) MB BS (London) DM (Oxon) FRCS (Eng). Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Bristol Royal Infirmary. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Bristol.

Roger Atkins is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Bristol. His specialist clinical interest is complex fracture treatment and limb reconstruction. He represented the BOA to NICE for a number of years and was a member of the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee. He led the BOA response to the NICE venous thromboembolism guidelines.

His research interest is in designing the next generation of fracture treatment, deformity correction and limb reconstruction systems.

Colin Esler

Colin Esler is a Consultant at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Leicester. He is a graduate of the University of Nottingham. He completed his basic surgical training in Nottingham and Derby. He was a Registrar on the Exeter training programme and subsequently Knee Fellow in Bournemouth before moving to Leicester as  Senior Registrar. He visited UCLA, Los Angeles for Fellowship training in lower limb arthroplasty and sports knee surgery. He was BOTA President in 1996.

He was appointed as Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant at the University of Leicester in 2000. His main research interest involves the assessment of the outcomes of hip and knee arthroplasty surgery. He developed a tertiary service for revision knee surgery and the management of osteoarthritis in younger patients. He sat on the BOA Council as a trustee from 2007-2009. He has an interest  orthopaedic registers  and has varous roles in Trent Arthroplasty Register (1999-2015), NHFD (2007-10) and the NJR (2003 to date).

He is President of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK). He is a rapporteur for Beyond Compliance, a member of the ODEP panel and the Editorial Board and Data Quality Committee of the NJR.

Don McBride

Don is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University Hospital North Midlands. He is the Past President BOFAS, Honorary Secretary EFAS and the Vice President Elect British Orthopaedic Association .

Mike Reed

Professor Mike Reed, MD FRCS (Tr & Orth), is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hip and knee replacement, at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Nigel Rossiter

Nigel is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals since 2002/3 where he has been a previous Clinical Director. He was previously a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon in the British Army from 1985. He trained in London, Londonderry, Belfast, Gosport, Plymouth, and Oxford, and, has done fellowship training in UK, USA & Russia. His principal areas of practice are in Orthopaedic Trauma, all aspects of Knee surgery, soft tissue Shoulder surgery and Trauma related problems. He is the Hampshire Hospitals lead for Trauma & Major Incidents and the Clinical Lead for Trauma Units in the Wessex Trauma Network: having led the setting up of the South Central Trauma System & Networks. He is a Past (& Founding) President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Society. Nigel is a trustee of the Primary Trauma Care Foundation and was the founder and trustee of a medical charity Link of Basingstoke with Hoima Hospital in Uganda. He has been voted the Trainer of the Year for the Wessex area, “Inspiring educator of the year” from NHS Shine Awards (twice), and, the Hippocrates Award for excellence in the field of medicine from Who’s Who. He chaired the AO Advances & Principles courses in UK & Ireland 2006-9 & 2013-17, is on faculty for the Current Concepts, Tips for Trainers and Chairmen, Training the Trainers courses, and, runs a medical education company. He has been a member of a NICE committee. He helped write the original STEP course for the Royal College of Surgeons and has been a Basic Surgical Skills tutor. He was a co-founder, is Chairman and a Director of Incision Medical Indemnity:insuring almost 200 surgeons. He is married with four rugby playing & skiing sons.

Xavier Griffin

Xavier Griffin PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Xavier is Chief Investigator for NIHR randomised clinical trials and commercially funded grants. His research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. Xavier has several Research Committee appointments including, but not limited to; Cochrane, Arthritis UK and British Orthopaedic Association. Xavier serves in the Reserve Forces and believes that his military training has provided him with transferable skills enabling him to enhance his medical and research career.

Friday 28th September- Training Courses

Clinical Examination Course Speakers 

Session Lead: Fazal Ali

Fazal Ali Fazal Ali has a special interest in sports injuries to the knee. He trained in Sheffield with a Knee Fellowship in Newcastle and a short Trauma Fellowship in New York. He works in Chesterfield and the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. In 2017 he was honoured with the BASK Ambassador award to visit Boston USA to help set up a regional center for the management of ACL injuries in children. He is a former TPD for South Yorkshire and is presently the Academic Secretary of BOSTAA.

He has published his work, written chapters and given invited lectures on training issues and knee surgery both nationally and internationally. He has co-edited ‘Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics’ which is a best-selling orthopaedic text and is presently being launched in Chinese. He is the founder in 2007 of the largest clinical examination course worldwide: The Chesterfield and Sheffield FRCS Clinical course. He has also organised the clinical examination course for the BOA for the last 6 years.

He has been voted ‘South Yorkshire Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year’ on five occasions. He was given a life-time award for training by the South Yorkshire training scheme in 2012. In 2011 and 2012 he was shortlisted by BOTA as one of the top trainers in the UK. In 2017 he was honoured by the South Yorkshire Orthopaedic Training Rotation by the creation of an annual award: The ‘Fazal Ali Award for Academic Excellence’.

He serves as an examiner for the Intercollegiate Board in the FRCS(Tr&Orth) examinations and is on the question writing committee. In 2017 he has been elected to the panel of international examiners. Mr Ali also serves on the board of examiners in other countries including the West Indies.

Alexander D.L. Baker

 

Alex Baker photoAlexander graduated from Edinburgh Medical School in 1999.  He undertook basic surgical training in Edinburgh and South-East Scotland, becoming a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2002.  He completed an MSc in Biomechanics and subsequently continued my training in Edinburgh and South-East Scotland at the Edinburgh Trauma Unit and Scottish National Centre for Spinal Deformity becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2009. Alexander completed subspecialty fellowships in Spinal Surgery in Newcastle and was awarded the EOCNA Travelling Fellowship to North America.  I currently work as a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at the Specialist Centre for Spinal Surgery and Regional Major Trauma Centre at Royal Preston Hospital.  He is directorate training lead and sit on the regional training committee.

Alexander has a keen interest in teaching and training.  I have several recent several book chapters on the subject of spinal surgery (McRae’s Orthopaedic Trauma and Postgraduate Orthopaedics) as well as publications in peer reviewed journals and teach regularly on the Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium instructional course and the Postgraduate Orthopaedics  FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics exam preparation course.

Amjid Ali

Amjid Ali Amjid Ali is a Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1996 and did his General Surgical and Specialist Orthopaedic training in Sheffield. He undertook his specialist Shoulder and Elbow Surgery training in Sydney, Australia and in The Shoulder and Elbow Unit at The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

In January 2008 he was appointed to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Shoulder and Elbow surgery. Amjid is actively involved in teaching and training. He is a faculty member on a number of local, national and European courses teaching physiotherapists, GPs, Surgical Trainees and other Consultants about the assessment and treatment of shoulder and elbow problems.

He also is an FRCS (Trauma & Orth) Examiner and Deputy TPD for Yorkshire and Humber Region (South). Amjid has undertaken research into shoulder and elbow problems which has been published in peer reviewed journals and he has presented this work both nationally and internationally.

Armughan Azhar

Mr Azhar is currently working at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. After graduating from Pakistan, all of my training is based in United Kingdom. He did his Maters in Trauma & Orthopaedics from The Dundee University and I am also a Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

He has been involved in teaching and training junior doctors throughout my career. Teaching is my passion. In Chesterfield Hospital, and have been involved in teaching and organizing all the teaching sessions for junior doctors as well as doctors who are preparing for FRCS (Trauma & Orth) examination.

After completing my training and passing FRCS (Trauma & Orth) Mr Azhar has become an active faculty member of the Chesterfield, Sheffield & Derby FRCS (Trauma& Orth) Clinical Examinations Course, which is the most popular and the largest clinical course worldwide. He is also a faculty member of Nottingham Core Training Fracture Fixation Course.

Irwin Lasrado

Irwin is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot and Ankle disorders, at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and have been in post since 2004.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) and the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society (CSOS). Irwin is currently an invited Faculty member for the Chesterfield & Sheffield FRCS Orth Clinical Course and for the National T&O ST3 Selection Interviews.

Joe Garcia

Joe Garcia Joe Garcia is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in wrist and hand surgery. He qualified from Sheffield University in 1991 and continued to complete his higher surgical training in Sheffield. After developing an interest in hand and wrist surgery he carried out further training in this speciality in Sydney, Australia. He completed a 1 year Hand Fellowship at Sydney Hospital and St Luke’s Hand Unit.

On his return from his fellowship he was appointed to a consultant NHS post at Chesterfield Royal Hospital in 2003. Here, he has developed a comprehensive hand surgery service for the local community. His practice encompasses the management of complex hand and wrist trauma.

Joe is actively involved in teaching. He lectures on hand and brachial plexus examination at various national courses including the Chesterfield FRCS and the BOA clinical examination course since its inception 6 years ago. His chapter on hand examination in the textbook Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics is one of the most highly regarded as it shows a technique widely used by trainees.

Kiran Saldanha

Kiran Saldanha is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Whiston and St Helens Hospitals, Liverpool. He trained in Orthopaedics in the Mersey region and completed a fellowship in Limb Reconstruction in Sheffield. He provides comprehensive service for limb trauma and reconstruction working closely with the Plastic Surgeons and elective lower limb service including Hip, Knee and Foot & Ankle surgery.

He has keen interest in training. He is a local STEC member and is in the faculty of several FRCS(T&O) Exam preparation courses across the country. He is also the organiser of courses for trauma and reconstruction.

He has been regularly working in India for charities providing limb reconstruction service to treat complex Orthopaedic problems. He has been invited to lecture at various International Conferences and is a visiting faculty member of International Universities.

Paul Banaszkiewicz

Paul Banaszkiewicz Paul is an active member of several orthopaedic associations and societies including the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Hip Society (BHS) and British trauma society (BTS). I am fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow

He has a strong commitment to teaching, training and education. He is a member of the regional STC panel; fully accredited ST3+trainer; regularly attend the ARCP process for ST3+ trainees and a regular interviewer for the national appointments process at ST3 level. In addition, he is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and have a Masters degree in Medical Education.

Paul has been an ATLS instructor for 8 years and regularly instruct on various courses both at a local and regional setting. he is also the main editor and author for three FRCS (Tr&Orth) related exam books. These are international best sellers and were highly commended at the BMA book awards in 2017.

He runs an annual 6-day intensive FRCS (Tr&Orth) revision course at Northumbria University and QEH Gateshead. This has attracted candidates from Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Greece, Germany and Ireland which is fully accredited by the RCSEng.

Paul is also a member of the BOA Educational and Revalidation Committee which focuses on the provision of high quality education for orthopaedic consultants, SAS staff and SpRs. Also a visiting professor at Northumbria University as acting as an interface between the academic roles Northumbria University provides and my own clinical oriented background that provides a practical focus for research.

Paul Haslam

Paul HaslamMr Paul Haslam qualified from Sheffield University in 1994 and following basic surgical training in Leicester and Derby competed his higher surgical training on the South Yorkshire rotation Fellowships in Melbourne, Auckland and with Leo Pinczewski in Sydney. He then completed his subspecialty training in knee surgery. He was appointed as a consultant with an interest in knee surgery at Doncaster in 2006.
Paul has always shown a keen interest in training and has acted as educational supervisor to ENP’s ,GP trainees, core surgical trainees and specialist registrars. He is currently training a Sri Lankan trainee on the MTI scheme. His busy practice covers all aspect of knee surgery including TKR,UKR, Osteotomy, ligament reconstruction ACL,PCL,MCL and PLC, patella stabilisation procedures and arthroscopy including meniscal repair. He has been part of the clinical examination course team at the BOA for 4 years giving the lecture on Knee examination. Having previously been clinical lead his management role currently is enhanced recovery
Research interest include MPFL, ACL and Bakers cysts. He is also a member of BASK and BOSTAA.

Razvan Taranu

Razvan Taranu is an Upper Limb Fellow at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital, working with Mr Joe Garcia and Mr Shantanu Shahane. He has recently been appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in Upper Limb at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust. He completed a 6 months Trauma Fellowship in James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough and a 1 year BOA Clinical Leaders Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at North Tees University Hospital in 2018. He qualified from the University of Medicine of Iasi, Romania and did his basic surgical and orthopaedic training in the UK.
He has a Master Degree in Evidence Based Medicine which was awarded by Teesside University in 2011. During his Orthopaedic training, he has regularly been involved in formal teaching with the medical students from Newcastle University and has been a faculty member in a Basic Shoulder Arthroscopy course.

Saeed Qaimkhani

Mr Saeed Qaimkhani is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at University Hospital Leicester and at Kettering General Hospital Foundation NHS Trust. He is also Honorary Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Queens Medical Centre Nottingham. He is Education Lead at Kettering General Hospital and is very passionate about teaching and training. He is GMC recognised clinical and educational supervisor. He is also clinical advisor and teaching faculty member for Meducatus (charitable organisation preparing medical students and junior doctors for medical jobs and exams.

He did his orthopaedic training from North Trent rotation and has been consultant since 2008. He has been faculty member for BOA clinical examination course and Sheffield FRCS orthopaedic revision course

Shantanu Shahane

Shantanu Shahane picture Shantanu is a Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow surgeon at the Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital NHS Trust (since 2002). He has completed a fellowship at Wrightington Hospital (2000-01), a center of excellence for surgery of the upper limb and a further six months as a fellow at the Cappagh Hospital, Dublin (2001) to obtain further training in surgery of the shoulder and elbow joints. He has also since visited various centres of excellence around the world including the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, USA), Fondren Clinic (Houston, USA), DeBeer clinic (Cape Town, South Africa) to further his knowledge of surgery of the shoulder and elbow joints. His expertise is in arthroscopic and arthroplasty surgery of the shoulder and Elbow (including revision surgery). He also manages all aspects of shoulder and elbow trauma surgery.

He is a reviewer and associate editor for the journal “Shoulder & Elbow”. He is part of Educational committee (Ed Com) of BESS. He is also on faculty of the instructional course (ICL) organised by BESS (as a part of revalidation tool). He is on the faculty for arthroscopic and open surgery courses for the shoulder and elbow joints in the UK and overseas. He is a BOA member and has contributed to teaching in BOA and other educational courses throughout the UK and abroad. He has also published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals.

Shong Meng Ong

Shong Meng Ong is a full time consultant orthopaedic surgeon working at Sunway Medical Centre, Malaysia since 2015. Prior to moving back to Malaysia he was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in paediatric orthopaedic in Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Kings Mill Hospital between 2008 – 2013. He took up a full time Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic post between 2013 to 2015 at the Queens Medical Centre , Nottingham.

He qualified from University of Glasgow and subsequently completed his thesis and was awarded DM by University of Leicester. He was awarded the young researcher prize by the BORS in 2000. He completed his specialist training in Nottingham and sub specialty fellowship at the Sheffield Children Hospital.

During his tenure in the UK , he was actively involved in the Chesterfield and Sheffield FRCS clinical course.

Stanley Jones

stan jonesMr Jones up until his appointment at Al-Ahli hospital was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Sheffield Childrens and Northern General hospital in Sheffield. He undertook his postgraduate training in The Yorkshire Deanery and did fellowships at the Great Ormond Street hospital for Children and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London.
He has a special interest in children’s orthopaedics and adult foot and ankle surgery, but currently has a general orthopedic practise at Al-Ahli Hospital where he has been working for the last four years.
Despite a busy clinical practice, he is an active researcher, teacher, mentor and examiner. He is also a Visiting Professor at a number of Universities and a speaker at conferences and undertakes teaching and training in Europe, the Middle East and India.
In addition to numerous scientific publications, he is a co-author of a number of textbooks in orthopaedic surgery and is a co-editor for postgraduate paediatric orthopaedics. He reviews for the Journal of Childrens orthopaedics, Journal of Paediatric orthopaedics and the Foot and Ankle surgery Journal. Mr Jones is an examiner for the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma and Orthopaedics) examination.

Yulanda Myint

 Yulanda is a senior registrar at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, on the East Midlands North rotation. I am working towards a career in Foot & Ankle and Trauma surgery. She has always had a keen interest in medical education and clinical examination.

Since passing the FRCS (Tr&Orth), Yulanda have been involved with helping to run the renowned Chesterfield FRCS Clinical course. I have also joined the faculty for FRCS mock exams in Derby and Mansfield, and the Nottingham Basic Science course. She has helped to organise, and contributed to, the weekly FRCS teaching programme in my region.

Good  Clinical Course Speaker

Session Lead: Gareth Hayes

Gareth Gareth Hayes is a dynamic trainer and has been a prevalent figure in the clinical research industry for over three decades. After working as a Study Manager for fifteen years, Gareth turned his focus towards Quality, leading a Quality Management team for a multinational Pharma organisation before turning his experience towards training and mentoring. After nearly a decade as Head of Training at Phlexglobal Ltd, Gareth now acts as a GCP Consultant in order to cover specialist training needs in addition to mandatory Good Clinical Practices. New initiatives include GCP for Surgeons, GCP in Emergency Research, Risk Assessment & Study Planning, and Inspection Readiness Surgeries, as well as bespoke sessions in the GCP essentials of Adverse Events, Consent, IMP/Pharmacy, Documentation, etc. GCP proportionality and Risk Mitigation is behind his vision to enhance clinical researchers confidence, competence and compliance. Professional mentoring is at the heart of Gareth’s purposeful curricula and includes career development programmes for Research Nurses, PIs, CRAs, CTAs, CPSs and everyone with a role to play in improving both themselves and the way we do clinical research. Gareth is a regular speaker at many clinical research conferences and events both in the commercial and non-commercial sector. He is at the forefront of the healthcare industry’s training needs and regularly contributes articles to key publications. Gareth is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Clinical Research and is also a member of the Institute of Biology.

Medical Students’ Session Speakers

Chair :Catherine Kellett

 Catherine Kellett is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in primary and revision hip and knee Arthroplasty. Catherine trained in Oxford, Geneva and Toronto. She has extensive experience in undergraduate education having taught anatomy and led a Clinical Skills Centre. At postgraduate level, Catherine has been Lead for Simulation on both the BOA Training Standards Committee and the T&O SAC. She Co-Authored the 2014 Post Graduate Trauma & Orthopaedic Curriculum.
Catherine has published papers and book chapters on orthopaedics and medical education.

ABC Travelling Fellowship 2012 Senior Fellowship Higher Education Academy

Caroline Hing

Miss Hing is a trauma and specialist knee surgeon with an interest in patellar instability. Miss Hing graduated from medical school at University College London having also completed a BSc(Hons) in Anatomy and Developmental Biology. She continued her training on the Percival Pott Rotation at the Royal London Hospital, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital whilst also reading for an MSc in orthopaedic engineering and an MD in patellofemoral instability. She has completed fellowships in Australia in trauma at the Alfred Hospital, soft tissue knee surgery at the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group and knee surgery at Guy’s Hospital in London.

She currently works at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and has set up a specialist service treating patients with patellofemoral disorders. She is an Honorary Reader in Orthopaedics at St George’s University London and holds grants enabling her to continue her research into trauma of the lower limb and patellar instability. She is a reviewer for orthopaedic journals and grant applications. She is editor in chief of The Knee and has helped draft NICE guidance on the treatment of patellofemoral instability. She teaches on courses in basic science for FRCS(Orth) in London and Norwich.

Kapil Sugand

Vittoria Bucknall

Vittoria is the President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) and a specialist registrar in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in the South East of Scotland. Vittoria represents UK orthopaedic trainees at a national level at the British Orthopaedic Association and the Intercollegiate Royal Colleges of Surgeons in addition to other key training boards.

Sudeep Biswas

Non-Technical Skills (NOTTs RCSEd) Course Speakers

Co- Chair: Manoj Kumar

Manoj KumarManoj is a Consultant General Surgeon, Associate Director of Medical Education at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen.

He is also Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s National Clinical Lead for the Scottish Mortality & Morbidity Program (SMMP), which aims to improve safety review processes in health and social care using a Human Factors/ Ergnomics approach and Quality Improvement methodology

He has a keen interest in the application of Human Factors in healthcare and completed a Masters degree in Patient Safety: A Human Factors Approach from the University of Aberdeen.

He is leading the development of a national training program to embed the necessary skills and knowledge to design, lead and participate in effective safety review processes in Scotland. He also led the development of the Professional Practice Block module for mortality and morbidity or safety reviews for final year undergraduate medical students at the University of Aberdeen and is working to spread this to other Universities.

He is actively involved in Human Factors training in the UK and internationally. He is a faculty member of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons Masterclass at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and of the MSc in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors at the University of Edinburgh.

Manoj is a Scottish Quality and Safety Fellow. He is a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Health and Medical Law Subcommittee and an ambassador for the Clinical Human Factors Group.

 

Co-Chair: Praveen Sarda

Praveen Sarda After his medical degree from India, Mr Sarda went on to complete his postgraduate degree in Orthopaedics with a Gold medal in 2002. He passed FRCS (Orth) in 2011 after which he spent a year specialising in Upper limb conditions. He also visited centres of excellence in France and Germany prior to taking up consultant position in the NHS. He has been working in Manchester for the last few years with special interests Upper limb conditions, and gets tertiary referrals for both elective and complex trauma conditions.

He has more than 15 publications to his credit, that have been cited more than 300 times. His publications include randomised trials to reduce blood loss after total joint arthroplasty and protocol for objective testing of distal biceps tendon. The results of operative repair were published in a paper that has been widely cited. He strongly believes in patient reported outcomes as means for success of a procedure and has promoted their use in all his research projects.

He loves teaching both under and postgraduates, and is a senior lecturer for Manchester University. He is invited speaker at national and international meetings. He is also teaches for the Royal college, and is regularly involved in conducting NOTSS workshops.