Awards

Bristol Post 2016 Healthcare Awards winner
Hackett Medal – British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
alongside numerous other awards, prizes, grants and scholarships

Outcomes (self-reported 2015-16)

Infection rate less that 1%
Haematoma rate: less than 1%
Readmission rate: zero
Mortality rate: zero
I have only had one patient have a bleed after surgery, and one patient require antibiotics in the year 2015-16. I typically perform about six operations per week for private patients.

About

Published over 60 papers/chapters and sits on national research committees
Examiner for the National Hand Surgery MSc
Contributed to the National Guidelines on treatment for hand trauma and other hand conditions
National tutor for BAPRAS undergraduate curriculum
Faculty member for the AO International course in Hand Surgery
Chairman of the Annual Bristol Hand Surgery Teaching Course

Qualifications

• MA, University of Oxford 1996
• MB, BChir, University of Cambridge 1998
• MRCS(Ed), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002
• FHEA, Higher Education Academy 2006
• MD, University of Manchester 2006
• European Diploma of Hand Surgery, Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand 2013
• FRCS(Plast), Royal College of Surgeons of England 2010

Additional Training

• Higher training in Plastic Surgery, Cambridge 2006
• Cosmetic Surgery Interface Fellowship, JCHST 2011
• Hand Surgery Interface Fellowship, JCHST 2010
• Entered the Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Register in 2010

NHS Positions

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust (appointed 2012)
Lead Hand Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Clinical Interests

Hand surgery, Dupuytren’s disease, collagenase, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, nerve compression, trauma, sports injuries, industrial injuries, trigger finger, trigger thumb, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, tendon surgery, ganglion treatment, plastic surgery, skin cancer, cysts, moles, warts, lipomas, ear surgery.

Membership

I am a full member of BAPRAS (The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons), and of the BSSH (British Society for Surgery of the Hand). I sit on the research committee of each, the BAPRAS Research Committee since 2015, and the BSSH Research Committee since 2014.