I have been a shoulder and elbow specialist for nearly half a decade. My clinical training was undertaken at the world renown Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, a National Centre of Clinical Excellence. This is where my NHS practice is based. I also see patients at the RNOH Private Patient Unit.
My training involved two dedicated fellowships one specialising both in modern arthroscopy (keyhole) techniques and the other in state-of-the-art complex joint replacement and revision surgery. I was awarded several travelling fellowships allowing me to visit and learn from nationally and internationally recognised experts.
I specialise in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery. This includes all routine problems but also complex revision conditions. I have sub-specialist interests in shoulder instability, shoulder and elbow arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), shoulder and elbow joint replacements and complex rotator cuff surgery.
Having undertaken internationally recognised research into proximal humeral fractures, I committed to delivering the best possible care for patients suffering from these devastating injuries.
Passionate about teaching
I am passionate about educating surgeons of the future, as well as allied health professionals. Teaching has been an important part of my career for the past 18 years. In addition to taking great pleasure from training our hard working junior doctors, I am a member of faculty teaching basic and advanced shoulder arthroscopy techniques (Watanabe Club) and also Chair a course preparing consultant level orthopaedic surgeons for their final Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship Examinations.
Passionate about research
I am heavily involved in clinical research, including participating in national clinical trials and being a member of The British Elbow Shoulder Society, Research Committee. Therefore, I proudly both contribute toward and practice evidence based medicine. Some of my publications and presentations can be found above.
As a retired rugby player, I understand my patients' need to see a specialist early and
start the journey back to sport and activity, as soon as possible
Sports has played an enormous part of my life, having played club, county and regional rugby for years. Having retired from the front row, I now
enjoy skiing, tennis, golf, running, cycling, gym work and swimming.