Education and Qualifications
2007-2014 - Feb 2013 FRCS (Eng)
2004-2006 - July 2006 MRCS (Eng)
1997-2003 - University of Southampton
June 2003 BM Medicine
June 2002 BSc (Hons) Biochemistry and Physiology.
1987-1997 Kimbolton School, Cambs.
1997 5 A levels (4As, 1B) S level Biology credit.
Membership of Societies
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Medical Defence Union
British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Trainees Association
British Medical Association
Awards and Prizes
The oral presentation of my research to the Medical School awarded me the privilege of attending the Science and Medicine Fair at The Royal College of Physicians. Best Presentation at 4th Year Conference.
Top marks Gynae Long Case 5th year.
February 2014 to February 2015 Lower Limb Fellow.
(Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals) (Mr Toms)
Lower limb fellow part of the lower limb reconstruction unit. On-call 1 in 5.
August 2013 to February 2014 ST8 Orthopaedics
(Robert Jones Agnes Hunt- Oswestry) (Mr Gregson, Mr Burston)
Specialist Registrar on-call 1 in 17, Speciality Lower Limb Arthroplasty.
February 2013 to August 2013 ST7 Orthopaedics,
(North Staffordshire NHS Trust) (Mr Lim, Mr Griffiths)
Senior Registrar Tier, on-call rota 1 in 8, Speciality Lower Limb Arthroplasty.
August 2012 to February 2013 ST7 Orthopaedics.
(Robert Jones Agnes Hunt- Oswestry) (Mr White, Mr Smith)
Specialist Registrar on-call 1 in 17, Speciality: Knee.
February 2012 to August 2012 ST6 Orthopaedics.
(Robert Jones Agnes Hunt-Oswestry) (C Marquis)
Specialist Registrar on-call 1 in 17. Speciality: Foot and Ankle.
August 2011 to February 2012 ST6 Orthopaedics,
(North Staffordshire NHS Trust) (V Jasani)
Senior Registrar Tier, on-call rota 1 in 8. Specialty: Spine.
February 2011 to August 2011 ST5 Orthopaedics,
(North Staffordshire NHS Trust) (JSM Dwyer)
Junior Registrar Tier, on-call rota 1 in 8. Speciality: Childrens Orthopaedics.
August 2010 to February 2011 ST5 Orthopaedics.
(Princess Royal Hospital- Telford) (AP Moreau, R Dodenhoff).
On-call rota 1 in 6. Speciality: Upper Limb Surgery.
February 2010 to August 2010 ST4 Orthopaedics.
(Russells Hall Hospital – Dudley) (S Quraishi)
On-call Rota 1 in 10. Speciality: Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Soft tissue knee Reconstruction.
August 2009 to February 2010 ST4 Orthopaedics.
(Russells Hall Hospital- Dudley) (S Mangaleshkar)
On-call Rota 1 in 8. Speciality: Lower limb arthroplasty with some paediatrics.
February 2009 to August 2009 ST3 Orthopaedics.
(Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust) (AK Sinha, IG Bhoora)
On-call Rota 1 in 6. Mr Sinha speciality: Primary Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Revisions.
Mr Bhoora’s speciality: Hand and Elbow Surgery.
August 2008 to February 2009 ST3 Orthopaedics.
(Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust) (P Shaylor, VK Kathuria)
On-call rota 1 in 6. Mr Shaylor speciality Revision Hips and knees and Mr Kathuria predominantly shoulder surgery.
August 2007 to August 2008 ST2 Orthopaedics,
(Royal Shrewsbury Hospital) (DJ Ford, CR Evans)
On registrar rota with on-call 1 in 6. Responsibilities include covering theatre lists and clinics for both trauma and elective cases.
Employment Prior to West Midlands Deanery Appointment.
August 2004 to August 2007 Southampton University Teaching Hospital Surgical Rotation
February 2007 to August 2007 Orthopaedics (Salisbury) (J VaFaye, G Shergill)
District General Hospital, tertiary referral centre for plastics. Trauma centre with many military activities on Salisbury plains. Was part of Hospital at night team covering all surgical specialities at night.
August 2006 to February 2007 Orthopaedics (Southampton) (NP Clarke, P Chapman-Sheath).
Two months spent in paediatric orthopaedics, 4 months as Trauma SHO covering on-call and outlying ward patients. Busy teaching hospital 1 in 4 on-call.
February 2006 August 2006 Critical Care (Southampton) (A Sansome)
Responsibilities included management of cardiac arrests and Trauma calls in the Emergency Department. Was on the on-call rota covering the hospital at night. Two months were spent in Surgical High Dependency unit controlling admissions and reviewing sick patients on wards and facilitating their transfer to IT.
August 2005 to February 2006 General Surgery (Southampton) (HW Steer, NE Beck).
Managing acute surgical on-call, admitting 25 patients per day. Team specialist interest Colorectal Cancer. Registrar was absent thus my theatre commitment was increased. Responsibiities included management of three houseofficers.
February 2005 to August 2005 Neurosurgery (Southampton) (M Lang, K Fugelholm)
Tertiary referral centre with team specialist interests of Skull Base surgery and pituitary surgery. Responsibilities included managing ward patients, seeing acute referrals, leading ward rounds, covering paediatric neurosurgery and attending theatre. Two months were spent in Neuro-Intensive care.
August 2004 to February 2005 A&E (Poole) (G Cumberbatch).
Busy Trauma centre for Dorset. On-call responsibilities at night with middle grade at home.
August 2003 to February 2004 Surgical House Officer Southampton General Hospital (KP Nugent, PH Nicholls)
February 2004 to August 2004 Medical House Officer Southampton General Hospital (M Carrol, J Pascual).
Higher Surgical Training Courses
July 2014 Elearning Equality and Diversity.
June 2014 Educational Supervisor Training, RCS London.
May 2014 Management and Leadership Course, Keele.
Feb 2014 Equality and Diversity Training. Exeter.
March 2014 British Hip Society, Exeter.
November 2013 Cadaveric Revision Knee Course, Newcastle.
October 2013 GMC Orthopaedic Pilot Course, London.
September 2013 Cemented Hip Meting, Manchester.
May 2013 Advanced Hip Arthroplasty Course, Glasgow.
January 2013 Wrightington Upper Limb Course.
January 2013 ATLS reverification.
October 2012 Birmingham Viva course.
September 2012 Oswestry Clinical Course.
September 2012 Training the Trainers Course, Keele University.
May 2012 MRK Knee meting. Berlin, Germany.
March 2012 AO Advances course. Dallas, Texas. USA.
January 2012 Oswestry Basic Sciences Course.
September 2011 Oswestry Basic Statistics Course.
August 2011 Edinburgh Trauma Instructional Course.
July 2011 Important Papers Course FRCS. Peterborough.
December 2010 Hip Symposium. Redditch.
November 2010 Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Fixation. Leeds.
June 2010 Modern Techniques in Knee Arthroplasty.
May 2010 Hip and Knee Course. Leeds.
April 2010 Corail Registrar Course. Stratford
November 2009 Exeter Hip Symposium. Solihull, Birmingham.
July 2009 Shoulder and Elbow course. Oswestry.
May 2009 Principles in Hip Fracture Management. OTC NICE, France.
December 2008 Hand and Wrist Trauma. OTC NICE, France.
December 2008 Foot and Ankle Trauma OTC NICE, France.
October 2008 Anatomy and Surgical Exposures Course RJAH Hospital Oswestry.
November 2008 Primary Cementing Course. Exeter Hospital.
July 2008 ATLS Recertification Royal Cornwall Hosital.
January 2008 Basic Hand Surgery. Royal College of Surgeons London