Orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in sports injuries and soft tissue injuries of the knee and ankle. Has done work for Bradford City, Leeds United, Manchester United, Liverpool, Everton, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Blackburn Rovers, Derby County, West Ham, Rangers, Hearts, Hibs, Coventry, Wolves, Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Doncaster Rovers, Carlisle, Huddersfield Town, Scunthorpe and Halifax Town football clubs, Bradford Bulls, Halifax, Hull, Wakefield, Castleford, Huddersfield, Doncaster and Dewsbury Rugby League Clubs and the Northern Ballet.
Boots ARC research Fellow 1987, doing years research into assessment into mechanical assessment of knee laxity.
1991 sports injury surgery fellow with Merv Cross and Leo Pinczewski, Sydney Australia.
1992 appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust. Clinical Director Orthopaedic department 1998 to date
Founder Member of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
Academic Secretary of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association 1993-1997, Secretary 2000-2002, President 2004 - 2008
Chairman Yorkshire region British Association Sports Medicine 1997-2001
Associate editor British Journal of Sports Medicine 1995 – 2004
Associate Editor of The Knee 2007 to date
Also peer review papers for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Member of the Football Association Medical committee and the Rugby League Medical Commission
Medical Adviser to the British Mountaineering Council
British Representative on the Medical Commission of the Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme
Academic Secretary of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association 1993-1997
Secretary 2000 to 2002, President 2004
Director of the Yorkshire Sports Injury Clinic
Vice Chairman Yorkshire Region British Association Of Sports Medicine 1993-1997
Associate Editor of the Video Journal of Orthopaedics 1993-1996
Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine 1995 to date
Member of working party producing “good practice guidelines for ACL reconstruction” for the British Orthopaedic Association
Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Northern Ballet
Examiner for intercollegiate board FRCS Orth exam and IABSEM
Member of the Football Association Medical Consultative Committee
Member of the Rugby League Medical consultative committee