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Ms Susan Alexander graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1996. Following her basic surgical training in West London, she completed a PhD in Molecular Biology at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College. During her higher orthopaedic specialty training on the North West Thames programme in London, she also completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Strathclyde.
Ms Alexander undertook Fellowships in Shoulder Surgery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore. Her specialty is complex reconstructive arthroscopic shoulder surgery, complex shoulder instability and hypermobility of the shoulder, shoulder sports injuries, shoulder arthroplasty.
Ms Alexander has published in both clinical and scientific peer-reviewed journals, and is active in lecturing and organization of international shoulder meetings. She has an interest in medical and surgical education and has a qualification in Adult Education. She is an active member of the Watanabe Club, an informal non-affiliated group of dedicated shoulder arthroscopists who are committed to developing training in shoulder arthroscopy in the UK.
This content consists of a 12 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
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Dr Desmond Bokor is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sub-speciality interest in shoulder and elbow surgery. He graduated from Monash University in Melbourne with Honours and completed his Orthopaedic Training in Sydney on the Australian Orthopaedic Association Training Programme.
Dr Bokor completed fellowships in Sports Medicine/Knee Surgery in Sydney and then spent time at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, as a Fellow training in Shoulder Surgery. Dr Bokor has a Masters of Higher Education (Medical) from Macquarie University. He is currently the Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW and Macquarie University Hospital.
He is a founding member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia and has held the positions of both Secretary and President. Dr Bokor is also a Corresponding member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society, and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Australian Medical Association and Sports Medicine Australia
He is a Sub-Editor for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
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Professor Lennard Funk qualified in medicine at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1990. He earned his FRCS and FRCS (Tr & Orth) at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow and completed a Fellowship at the Reading shoulder Unit. In addition to his surgical qualifications, he holds a BSc in Sports Physiology and an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering.
Professor Funk specialises in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow, dealing in complex and tertiary referral cases. He routinely treats elite and professional athletes. His research interests and activities include sports injuries of the shoulder, surface replacement arthroplasty, arthroscopic simulator training, strain responses of rotator cuff tissue, orthobiologics in shoulder surgery and 3D MRI.
Professor Funk holds Honorary Professorships at Salford University and at the University of Bolton. In addition to his surgical qualifications, he is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK and is involved in developing and running Postgraduate degrees for surgeons, therapists and sports clinicians in Orthopaedics. He lectures nationally and internationally on shoulder surgery, sports injuries and medical informatics. He is published widely in medical journals and a member of many international and national professional organisations. For more details visit www.shoulderdoc.co.uk
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Mr Ali Narvani completed his medical training at Guys and St Thomas' Medical school in 1996. His higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics was on the North West Thames rotation working at hospitals including Chelsea & Westminster, Royal National Orthopaedics and St Mary's Hospitals.
Following this, he undertook two fellowships in Shoulder & Elbow surgery. The first of these was under Andrew Wallace as the Paul Calvert fellow. The second was at the renowned Reading Shoulder Unit working under Stephen Copeland and Ofer Levy.
In December 2010, he was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Ashford & St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust.
Mr Narvani's clinical interest areas include open and arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery including tendon repair, stabilisations, trauma and arthroplasty (joint replacement).
He has completed an MSc (Distinction) in Sports Medicine and has membership of Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK). Mr Narvani has published extensively in fields of orthopaedics and sports medicine and has authored a text book in sports medicine.
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Mr Steve Corbett qualified from St Thomas' Hospital, London in 1990. He undertook surgical training, both in the UK and France, and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for his work on fracture healing. In 2003, he was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, specialising in Upper Limb Surgery.
Mr Corbett is a named reviewer and expert opinion for medical journals and is an editor/contributor of several leading text books. His research interests include clavicle fractures, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff tears and the treatment of 'tennis elbow'.
Mr Corbett is a surgeon to sports professionals in rugby, cricket, football and athletics. His primary interest is arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery, and the reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries. In the past he was a very keen sportsman and now enjoys trying to help patients to successfully return to their chosen activities
Mr Andy Richards graduated from St. Mary's Hospital in London in 1996, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree and an Honours Degree in Physiology.
He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training on the South West Thames rotation where he developed specialist interests in shoulder and elbow surgery and in complex trauma. He was then privileged to spend a year at the world-renowned John Hopkins Hospital in the USA where his research, on tears of the rotator cuff, led to the award of a Master of Surgery degree.
Mr Richards has also received specialist fellowship training in complex trauma and reconstructive surgery at the Rowley Bristow unit in Surrey and in arthroscopic techniques in the shoulder and elbow at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London.
In 2009 Mr Richards was appointed as a consultant at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, with a specialist interest in shoulder and elbow surgery and complex traumatic injuries of the upper limb. Mr Richards' clinical interests are arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery particularly in treating sports injuries.
At Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Richards has a tertiary referral practice dealing with the most difficult of cases, including the surgical reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow injuries.
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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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