Mr Smith undertook his basic surgical training in the Manchester area and Specialist Registrar training on the North West Rotation. During his Specialist Registrar training he gained a diploma in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Technology (Dundee University, passed with Merit). After passing the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam in 2006, and becoming a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, he specialised in Upper Limb Surgery by undertaking 3 fellowship posts. The Fellowship posts in Wrightington Hospital and The University of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (Preston and Chorley) were completed prior to the completion of his training and award of Certificate of Completion of Training leading to entrance to General Medical Council’s Specialist Register.
He delayed taking up a consultant post by undertaking Peter Brownson’s fellowship within The Liverpool Upper Limb Unit and was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust in July 2009, taking up post as a Specialist Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon within the Liverpool Upper limb Unit.
He specialises in both arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgery of the shoulder and elbow with strong emphasis on shoulder and elbow trauma and also provides Carpal Tunnel Release surgery.
He has been working with the team at Spire Liverpool since September 2009. Mr Smith maintains active research interests looking into a variety of shoulder and elbow conditions having published in peer reviewed journals. He is the course director for a national clinical examination course and teaches/lectures at a number of other national and international courses.
Consulting Address: Spire Liverpool Hospital, 57 Greenbank Road, Liverpool, L18 1HQ
Telephone: 0151 522 1860
Email: [email protected]
Current NHS/University Post: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon