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Mr Patrick Carton is a full time Orthopaedic Consultant at the Hip and Groin Clinic, based at the Whitfield Medical Centre, in Waterford, Ireland. He is a specialist in surgery of the Hip and Groin; the majority of his practice involves managing sports related injuries.
Mr Carton graduated from Queen's University in Belfast, completed his specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics and was awarded an MD for his research into Computed Radiographic Analysis of Fracture Healing.
Prior to his move to Waterford in 2008, he worked as the Clinical Director in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Southern Health NHS trust, in Northern Ireland. He was recently awarded an honorary research associate for the department of health, sports and exercise science, in Waterford Institute of Technology.
He is an active member of a number of international teaching faculties and regularly presents his original work both nationally and internationally. Although Mr Carton's specialist interest is in arthroscopic hip surgery, his professional practice includes total hip replacement, arthroscopic knee surgery; the surgical management of inguinal disruption (Gilmore's groin), adductor pathology and chronic groin pain.
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Mr Johan Witt's Orthopaedic training was in London and Boston, USA, with fellowships in Sydney and Bern.
Mr Witt specialises in hip disorders and a large part of his practice relates to hip problems that occur in young adults, particularly those involved in a wide variety of sports. His special interests relate to joint preservation surgery techniques including arthroscopic hip surgery and minimally invasive techniques for acetabular osteotomies, as well as total hip replacements.
Mr Witt has published a variety of peer-reviewed papers, has written many reviews for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and International Orthopaedics, runs annual courses on techniques of hip joint preservation surgery, and is an invited faculty member for national and international meetings.
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Dr Justin Lee qualified from the University of London in 1995 after winning several undergraduate medical school prizes. After completing basic surgical training in London and becoming a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999, he pursued a career in diagnostic radiology.
Dr Justin Lee was appointed to the Consultant Staff at the Chelsea and Westminster in February 2005 after completing his training there. He developed his musculoskeletal interest at the Chelsea and took up Honorary Fellowships in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford in his final year of training.
Dr Justin Lee has a particular interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports imaging. He provides radiology services for the Artois ATP tennis tournament and works with various Premiership football and rugby clubs as well as working with the British Olympic medical team. Dr Justin Lee has also worked as a radiologist for the NFL International Series UK and the British and Irish Lions rugby squad.
Dr Justin Lee is the author of three book chapters and has written for 35 PubMed publications in musculoskeletal imaging. He has also contributed to Gray's Anatomy. Dr Justin Lee has presented at national and international science research meetings on numerous occasions and is a tutor on BMUS, UKRC MSK Ultrasound and Oxford Skills courses, and is also Lead Organiser for the London course in Clinic Radiology.
Mr Marcus J K Bankes trained at University College Hospital, qualifying in 1991. He completed his Postgraduate clinical training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex additional clinical training with Fellowships in Boston, Toronto, and Vancouver. Mr Bankes was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation NHS Trust in 2002.
Mr Bankes' practice is exclusively confined to problems in and around the hip joint, and he specializes in the arthroscopic treatment of hip impingement and other sporting hip disorders, minimally invasive PAO (peri-acetabular osteotomy) and total hip replacement in young adults.
He has pioneered the use of ceramic on ceramic bearings for total hip replacements for all ages and introduced the technique of minimally-invasive peri-acetabular osteotomy (MIS PAO) to the UK from Denmark for treatment of symptomatic hip dysplasia.
Recognised as an opinion leader in hip surgery, Mr Bankes gives between 15 and 20 talks a year to national and international meetings and is a regular contributor at the British Hip Society and London Hip Meetings, as well as being a reviewer for a number of orthopaedic journals. He leads the Steering group for the British Non-Arthroplasty Hip Registry.
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Dr Gary O'Driscoll was appointed as Medical Director to the Arsenal Football Club in 2008. He provides high-level medical expertise for the first team, under-21s and academy — and is on hand at all fixtures involving Arsène Wenger's team too.
Dr O'Driscoll qualified in medicine in 1997 from Charing Cross Hospital having previously completed a degree in Pharmacology. He works as a GP at Florence House Medical Practice in Openshaw, Manchester.
Initially Ireland Under 21 Rugby Union Doctor for three Six Nations tournaments and three World Cups, he was appointed Doctor to the Ireland senior squad in 2002, covering more than 70 Internationals with a squad that won three Triple Crowns a Championship and a Grand Slam. He was one of the doctors on the British and Irish Lions tours to New Zealand in 2005 and South Africa in 2009 and also worked with Saracens Rugby Union and Melbourne Storm rugby league. In December 2008 he was appointed Medical Director to Arsenal Football Club, a position he still holds.
Dr O'Driscoll was the Chairman of the Premier League Drs Group and was a member of the Medical Steering Group to the 2012 London Olympics. He is an instructor in the ATLS, AREA & SCRUMCAPS Emergency Medicine courses and also involved in research in a variety of areas and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine of Ireland.
Dr Ian McCurdie is a Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Medicine with extensive experience in elite sport. He qualified from King's College London in 1983 and trained as a GP, before switching to specialist training in Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Medicine to pursue a career in SEM. He spent 22 years as a doctor in the British Army before leaving in 2005.
He was Chief Medical Officer for Team GB at the 2012 London Olympic Games, as well as being CMO in Beijing and Vancouver and a doctor with Team GB at the Athens & Sydney Olympic Games. In addition, Dr McCurdie worked with Team England at two Commonwealth Games, was team doctor with the British Modern Pentathlon team and Davis Cup tennis team and was a member of the Chelsea Football Club medical team. He is currently a member of the medical team for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships and ATP World Tour Finals and a sports physician to the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden.
Dr McCurdie is currently based in central London and at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre at Headley Court in Surrey. His clinical experience reflects his training in General Practice, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation and Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) as well as his work within the NHS, the military and elite sport. Dr McCurdie's clinical interests include the management and rehabilitation of exercise related injury and the effective use of multi-disciplinary teams.
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Dr Noel Pollock works as a Sports Medicine Doctor for UK Athletics, providing medical services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and Lee Valley Athletics Centre.
Dr Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen's University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University in 2006.
Since 2006 Dr Pollock has been the Great Britain team doctor at seventeen European Championships and six World Championships, including the IAAF World Championships in 2009, 2013 and 2015, the Beijing Paralympic Games and CWG England Team doctor at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He was also a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Athletics Stadium.
His special interests are Achilles tendinopathy, muscle injuries and injection therapy. Dr Pollock is a former endurance athlete and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m. Dr Pollock is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine.
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Dr Raj Subbu has an interest in MSK soft tissue injuries specifically hamstring injuries and the management of proximal hamstring avulsions. Dr Subbu represented Swansea City Football Club and Wales at junior levels and his interest in football medicine developed after sustaining personal serious knee injuries.
Dr Subbu graduated from Cardiff Medical School in 2008 obtaining my MBBch and a BSci (HONS) from Manchester University in 2003. He completed his Foundation Training and Core Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the West Midlands Deanery and moved to London in 2013 as a Clinical Sports Research Fellow based at University College London Hospital and the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health.
He has published in a variety of specialties and presented at a number of national and international meetings. Dr Subbu has a keen interest in anatomy education contributing to textbooks including Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy 7th Edition and demonstrating anatomy at national and international levels.
Bill Knowles is a Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainer (ATC/L-ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with over 25 years of experience at the world-class, professional, Olympic, and elite youth levels.
He graduated from the State University of New York College at Cortland in 1989 with a degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine. He was a member of the varsity soccer team as well. He then spent fourteen years at the world-renowned Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont. Here he worked with many of the best junior alpine ski racers in the world while he honed his skills in reconditioning and athletic development.
Mr Knowles spent ten years at the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic where he further developed his approach on reconditioning by working with many of the best sports teams and athletes in the world.
He specialises in developing Planned Performance Reconditioning strategies for elite athletes following injury. These same concepts are also designed for athletes and teams to improve performance and reduce the incidence of injury.
Mr Knowles has lectured and trained staff around the world on his concepts of managing Joint-Compromised Athletes in their quest for a return to competition following injury. He has been invited to work with staff and athletes at such Clubs as Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City, The FA, and England Rugby .
Mr Cyrus Kerawala graduated in medicine from St George's Hospital in 1992. Since he specialises in the surgical ablation and reconstruction of head and neck cancer patients he also chose to study dentistry, gaining another honours degree from The Royal London Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh.
After experience in general surgery and neurosurgery, Mr Kerawala spent five years of specialist training in the North East of England. He passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Maxillofacial Surgery in September 1998 and has been on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council since August 1999.
In 2005 Mr Kerawala was awarded the BAOMS Surgery Prize by his national association in recognition of his national and international contribution to patient care. Mr Kerawala's surgical interests concentrate on mucosal and cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck, particularly reconstruction of the post-ablative defect. His main research areas concern free tissue transfer, marginal control of disease, management of the neck and salivary gland cancer.
He devotes a significant amount of time to teaching, professional training and continuing medical education. Mr Kerawala has presented over 100 papers at international and national meetings and has been invited to lecture throughout Europe, America, Asia and Australia. In addition he has published over 50 papers in peer-review journals, written five chapters for textbooks and edited a further book.
Dr Mark Wotherspoon qualified from St George's Hospital in 1985. Having worked in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and A&E, he completed his GP vocational training in 1991. He was a Principal in General Practice till 2010. He completed his diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 1992 and has worked in Sport and Exercise Medicine since then.
Dr Wotherspoon has a specialist interest in chronic groin pain, underperformance syndrome and tendon injuries. He is the SEM clinic founder and Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine at The Hampshire Clinic, at The Wessex Nuffield Hospital in Southampton, at Wimbledon Clinics in Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon, and for Bupa Wellness, Reading. In addition to this, Dr Wotherspoon is the Medical Lead Southampton Football Club, the Medical Officer for England Cricket, the Medical Officer for the Ladies European Golf Tour, an Honorary Consultant in SEM at the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke, and the Regional Representative in Wessex for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Dr Wotherspoon has written an article in BJSM (the journal of Sport and Exercise Medicine), he is a regular speaker at lectures nationally, and he does regular CPD presentations at The Hampshire Clinic, Wimbledon Clinics, Sarum Road, Wessex Nuffield and Circle Reading hospitals.
Mr Michael Naylor joined the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in 2007 as part of the Practitioner Development Programme and is now a Lead Performance Nutritionist at the EIS overseeing the supplement and nutrition partnership strategy for the institute.
Mr Naylor has a particular interest in nutrition for team sports and has provided support to the Rugby Football Union (RFU) since 2010 working with the Women's Elite Player Squad (EPS) and more recently for the Senior Men's EPS in the lead to the 2015 World Cup.
Alongside his work with the EIS and England Rugby Mr Naylor has also been the Performance Nutritionist at Southampton FC since 2010. He is a High Performance Registrant on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) and member of Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport (PINES).
Miss Sarah Cecil is a Chartered Sports Psychologist and works for the English Institute of Sport and as the Technical Psychology Lead focusing on rehabilitation. She has a BSc from St Andrews University, an MSc from Exeter University. Sarah has worked extensively with a range of sports for over 10 years including canoeing, fencing, shooting and women's rugby.
She worked with UKA across both the Olympic and Paralympic Programmes in the lead up to 2012 as well as liaising with Team GB in for the First Games/Homes Games Programme. During the Games Miss Sarah Cecil was based in the Village for the Paralympics and was a key member of the multiple medal winning (29) athletics team.
Currently Miss Cecil works at the Team GB Intensive Rehabilitation Unit, on the UK Sport ECAP and the Help for Heroes FL2SL transition programmes as well as line managing four psychologist within the EIS.
Professor Adam Watts is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon, with a special interest in wrist and elbow surgery, and also orthopaedic trauma.
After graduating from London University in 1997 He trained in London and completed specialist training in Edinburgh. His fellowship training in Hand and Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery was in Adelaide, Australia and Wrightington Hospital, England.
Professor Watts specialises in arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, joint replacement and trauma reconstruction surgery. His research areas include anatomy, elbow replacement and elbow instability, wrist and forearm trauma reconstruction.
Professor Watts is visiting Professor at Manchester University where he supervises a number of PhD projects. He is Research coordinator for the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington and has published widely in peer-review journals on orthopaedic surgery, primarily of the hand and upper limb. He is convenor of the Wrightington Tips and Tricks in Elbow Surgery Course and Wrightington Cadaveric Elbow, Hand and Wrist Trauma Course.
Dr Alejandro Badia studied physiology at Cornell University and obtained his medical degree at NYU, where he also trained in orthopaedics. A hand fellowship at Alleghany General Hospital in Pittsburgh was followed by an AO trauma fellowship in Freiburg, Germany.
In 2008, Dr Badia created the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, in Florida, a fully integrated clinical facility for the upper limb encompassing the Surgery Centre at Doral, OrthoNOW walk in clinic, rehab centre, an imaging facility and more recently, franchised OrthoNOW, the only orthopedic urgent care chain in the world.
Dr Badia runs an active international hand fellowship, serves on the editorial board of two hand journals, and previously organized a yearly Miami meeting for surgeons /therapists that is devoted to upper limb arthroscopy and arthroplasty held at the world renowned Miami Anatomical Research Centre (MARC) — the world's largest surgical cadaveric training lab — which Dr Badia co-founded in 2005.
He is a founding member of the American Hand Institute, a think tank and medical device start-up company focused on minimally invasive solutions to hand, wrist and elbow pathology.
Dr Badia was previously the worldwide president of the International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand (ISSPORTH), was named to 100 Latinos Miami, and was featured on the Hispanic Entrepreneur website. He is a member of multiple national subspecialty medical societies (AAOS, ASSH, AAHS), honorary member of more than 10 international hand surgery and arthroscopy associations, and served as honoured professor at the prestigious Philadelphia Hand Course in 2012.
He can be easily reached via www.drbadia.com, a patient education portal and website for hand surgeon academic exchange, or via (305) 227-HAND at the Badia Hand to Shoulder Center or at OrthoNOW, (305) 537-7272 www.OrthoNOWcare.com.
As a consultant hand, wrist and elbow surgeon, Mr David Hargreaves treats a wide range of degenerative and traumatic conditions in adults and children. He specialises in minimal access surgery.
Mr Hargreaves studied at Middlesex Hospital Medical School and undertook his surgical training at Kings College Hospital and St Mary's. He completed a Hand Fellowship in Sydney, Australia with Clinical Fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA, and Schultess Clinic, Zurich.
Mr Hargreaves has a special interest in arthroscopic procedures of wrist and elbow and research interests include wrist instability and elbow injuries. A keen amateur sportsman himself (golf, tennis coach, sailing and skiing), Mr Hargreaves understands the importance of technical excellence. He has developed an expertise in the management of sports injuries of the upper limb from a wide range of sports, including international cricket, hockey, rugby, football, sailing and golf. He also has experience with the management of musicians and performing artists, and fully recognises the importance they place on manual dexterity.
Mr Hargreaves' recent and current appointments include Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Society of Surgery of the Hand and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.
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