Mr Bing is the Primary Investigator in Oswestry. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Bristol Medical School and his SHO training in the University Hospitals of Leicester. In 2002 he came to Shropshire having obtained a post on the Oswestry/Stoke Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar training programme and has worked in Telford, Dudley, Stoke-on-Trent, Shrewsbury and Oswestry during his rotation.
Mr Butcher has been a consultant at Aintree since 2002, having trained in the North West, including training under P Wood, one of the country’s leating ankle replacement surgeons. He is part of the diaebtic foot multidisciplinary team and is the Audit and IT lead for the department. His elective work consists entirely of foot and ankle problems but he also does general trauma.
Mr.Cullen graduated from University College and Middlesex Hospitals in 1993 and trained in hospitals in London and Cape Town before taking up his Orthopaedic Surgery rotation based at The Middlesex Hospital in London. Mr.Cullen has undertaken fellowships in the UK studying foot and ankle surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore, Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, and in Dallas, USA as part of a British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society travelling fellowship.
Mr Tim Clough qualified from the Universities of St Andrews, Scotland and Manchester in 1992. He holds a full time Consultant post at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. He is on the Specialist Register as an Orthopaedic Consultant. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford.
In January 2006, Mr Davies was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in treating elective and traumatic conditions of the adult foot and ankle at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He qualified from the University of Southampton in 1993 and undertook basic training in London, Oxford and Swindon prior to commencing Orthopaedic training in Sheffield.
Mr Howard Davies is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.
He specialises in all conditions related to the Foot and Ankle in adults including trauma, sports injuries and diabetic feet.
He studied Medicine at Manchester University and completed his basic surgical training in the North West of England. After developing an interest in Orthopaedic Surgery he undertook his higher surgical training in Leeds and Cambridge. During this period he gained an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University, studying the effects of using locking plates for fractures.
Throughout his training Mr Davies was interested in Foot & Ankle surgery and came to Sheffield to undertake a one year Fellowship in adult Foot and Ankle surgery in July 2010. After this, he became a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the North West and was appointed as a full time Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in October 2013. He is actively involved in research and teaching for the South Yorkshire Orthopaedic Rotation.
Mr Sunil Dhar
Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Mr Dhar qualified in 1979, his clinical interests in include Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Surgery and paediatric orthopaedics. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Foot and Ankle Society, the British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery and the British Limb Reconstruction Society.
Mr Harries is a NHS Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in the North Bristol NHS Trust. At North Bristol he is the Clinical Director of Orthopaedics and Trauma. He works in the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital, and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. Mr Harries specialises in foot and ankle, knee surgery and sports injuries.
Mr Paul Halliwell
Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Paul Halliwell has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Guildford, Surrey since 2001. He specialises in trauma and problems of the foot and ankle, including those of children. His training included fellowships in Toronto and Great Ormond Street. He is a committed trainer, contributing regularly to national programmes.
Mr Hepple has a broad experience in the management of orthopaedic pathology as a result of training in Bristol and Sheffield. He is therefore able to offer consultation in many areas of orthopaedic care, including sports injury. He has experience in total joint replacement of the hip, knee and ankle and in arthroscopic treatment of knee and ankle conditions.
Mr Hill trained at the Birmingham Medical School on the Central Birmingham Basic Surgical Training Rotation and the Oswestry/Stoke Orthopaedic and Trauma Specialist Registrar Rotation from 1997-2003, where he spent his final year in the Foot and Ankle Unit. Travelling Fellowships include to Harbour View, Seattle, USA and to the Ilizarov Centre, Kurgan, Russia.
Mr Raj Kakwani
Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Mr Kakwani specialises in foot and ankle surgery. He has experience in all aspects of this area including bunion surgery, minimally invasive foot surgery, arthritis, ankle replacement and revision ankle replacement, sports injuries and ankle arthroscopy. Mr Kakwani is a recognised surgical trainer and has led regional and national registrar teaching courses. He is also actively involved in research and has published extensively in foot and ankle surgery.
Mr Karski is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Wrightington Hospital and is on the specialist register. He qualified from Manchester University in 1999 and underwent his surgical training in the North West of England. He completed his specialist training with a foot and ankle fellowship at Wrightington Hospital, and was awarded a BOFAS travelling fellowship to visit a foot and ankle unit in Baltimore.
Mr Loveday is a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He qualified in 2001 from King’s College London’s School of Medicine. Mr Loveday’s training was mostly undertaken in East Anglia with specialist foot and ankle fellowships in Cambridge and Liverpool.
Mr Makwana specialises in surgery of the foot and ankle, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, trauma of the foot and ankle, Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle, and Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation.
Mr Marquis qualified from the University of Liverpool and then underwent basic surgical training on the Mersey Deanery Rotation, before being appointed on the Stoke/ Oswestry rotation. During his final years of training he underwent sub specialty training in his chosen field of Foot and Ankle surgery, including a Fellowship with the Sheffield Foot and Ankle Unit.
Andy Molloy is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon at University Hospital Aintree. He graduated from University of Leeds in 1996 and completed his higher surgical training in the Mersey Region, including an emininent international fellowship.
Mr Siddique has been a Foot and Ankle Surgeon at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle since 2000. He held Fellowship placements at Texas University, Stanmore University and a visiting Fellowship at Zurich. He is actively involved in the clinical research in the field of foot and ankle surgery and has carried out research projects which have been successfully approved by the ethical committee.
Mr Singh was appointed as a clinical senior lecturer in 1995, within the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science with clinical commitments at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Barnet General Hospital.
As a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Cardiff, Mr Thomas has continued developing specialist interests in surgery of the foot and ankle. Mr Thomas has a strong interest in sporting injuries and has set up the south Wales sports medicine forum.
He is a specialist in adult and adolescent foot and ankle surgery. He has specila interests in sports injuries, arthroscopy of the ankle and subtalar joints, ankle replacement and complex hindfoot deformity surgery.
Mr Winson has an interest in lower limb problems particularly those affecting the foot and ankle. He is past President of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS) and sits on the council of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).
Mr Hodgson qualified from Cardiff Medical School in 2000; he trained in orthopaedic & trauma surgery in South Wales before receiving fellowship training in Bristol under Mr Ian Winson. In the NHS he works at both UHW & University Hospital Llandough.
Paul O’Donnell trained in musculoskeletal radiology both at Southampton University Hospitals and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre , and was a Consultant in Bristol before moving to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.
Mr O’Doherty qualified from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in 1981. I trained in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital and Sheffield, before receiving Fellowship training in Auckland, New Zealand under Prof Harley Gray. He has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust since 1993 and has been the Clinical Director of the Unit for 6 of the last 9 years.
Iva Hauptmannova graduated from University of Westminster in 2002, and received a Master’s degree from King’s College London in Medical Law and Ethics in 2003.
Mr Razi Zaidi
Razi Zaidi qualified from St’Georges Hospital Medical School in 2005. After completing foundation and core surgical training he worked as orthopaedic registrar before undertaking an MD based at the RNOH.
Deirdre is the TARVA Clinical Research Coordinator based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hosptial. Deirdre has a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Liverpool and an MSc in Biotechnology from the University of Reading.
Mrs Karen Alligan
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Foot & Ankle Surgery
Karen is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at the world renowned, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Stanmore.
Marion has a background in computer programming, and after the last of her four children went to school, in IT support in education at various levels. She was elected as a parent governor and was later an OFSTED lay inspector for 11 years.
Stephen has a background in Diagnostic Radiography and Health Services Research. His interests include the evaluation of diagnostic tests and interpretation of medical images.
Mr Nick Welch
Patient and Public Rep.
Nick spent 35 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry working in sales and marketing throughout the EU before retiring in 2006. He joined the British Orthopaedic Association’s Patient Liaison Group in 2006 and has chaired it since 2012.
Damian Griffin is the Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery at The University of Warwick. He trained at Cambridge, Oxford and in the United States and now has a clinical practice in hip surgery for young adults.
Nachi has a doctoral thesis on gait and posture analysis of patients with scoliosis and is the Professor of Clinical Biomechanics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Staffordshire.
Professor Steve Morris
Chair in Health Economics
Steve joined UCL in 2009 and is now the Chair of Health Economics. He has a BA in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Nottingham, an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York, and a PhD in Economics from City University London.
Justin graduated from Magdalen College Oxford in 1982. After 15 years as a consultant at UCLH, he joined Imperial as chair of orthopaedics in 2005. He is involved in the OsteoArthritis Centre, funded by an £11m grant from the Wellcome Trust and EPSRC.
Linda Sharples was appointed Professor of Statistics in the Clinical Trials Research Unit in September 2013. There she leads the Comprehensive Health Research Division which has a focus on musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, skin and dental trials.
Simon Skene has more than 15 years’ experience, combining research and teaching in Statistics with the Open University and Birkbeck College. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics, MSc in Applied Statistics and Operational Research, and completed his PhD in Medical Statistics at LSHTM in 2008.