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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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Professor Simon Bell is Head of the Upper Limb Unit, Orthopaedic Department at Monash Health Moorabbin, and A/Professor in the Department of Surgery, Monash University. He holds a PhD in shoulder surgery, and specialises in shoulder, elbow and sports injuries (Mayo Alumni Association, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich).
Professor Bell is internationally renowned for his clinical research and dedication to excellence in patient outcomes and has published widely in his field. He is also a reviewer for the BJSM, JSES, JBJS (AM) and S&E.
He is a former President of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA), current President of the Victoria Shoulder and Elbow Society and a corresponding member of the Shoulder & Elbow Societies of Europe and U.S.A. He supervises two AOA accredited Shoulder and Elbow Fellowships for qualified orthopaedic surgeons, and an Upper Limb Research Department with several publications concerning instability in contact athletes.
He is involved in supervising candidates for Master in Surgery and BMedSc., plus registrar training, physiotherapy and undergraduate teaching. He has been the surgeon for Melbourne Storm (Rugby League), The Australian Ballet, The Australian Olympic Swimming team and AFL clubs Richmond, Collingwood and Geelong.
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Dr Ian Horsley has been a physiotherapist for over twenty five years. In that time he has spent a considerable amount of time working with sportsmen and women.
He worked as a physiotherapist for England Rugby Union, for 14 years, in with various teams, and spent the last 6 years working with the Elite Playing squad, as a physiotherapist to England 'A'. Dr Horsley has worked as a part of the HQ medical team for Team England at the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games, as well as having been a member of the Team GB HQ medical team at the 2012 Olympic Games.
His clinical interests are management of acute musculoskeletal trauma and rehabilitation, having a specific interest in the shoulder. Dr Horsley has completed a Master's degree in Sports Physiotherapy. As part of his PhD, he conducted research on the musculoskeletal causes of shoulder injuries within professional rugby. He is currently reviewing the role of physiotherapy within the management of musculoskeletal injury.
Dr Horsley is an associate lecturer at Salford University having produced more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and is a member of EUSSER Education Committee.
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Mr Andrew Wallace graduated from medical school at the University of New South Wales in 1987, gaining a PhD at the University of Edinburgh in bone healing and a Diploma in Biomechanics from the University of Strathclyde.
He returned to Sydney to complete his orthopaedic training, graduating with Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons followed by Fellowships in Shoulder and Elbow surgery in Sydney and in Calgary in Canada.
Mr Wallace was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary's Hospital, and Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Surgery at Imperial College London in 1999. In 2002, he was the Travelling Fellow of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow to the USA. In 2005 he assumed fulltime practice at the Shoulder Unit at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, joining Fortius Clinic in 2011.
Mr Wallace's professional interests include arthroscopic teaching and training and research on the biomechanical aspects of arthroscopic shoulder reconstructive techniques. He led the Shoulder and Elbow team for the 2012 London Olympics and provides specialist services to the Rugby Football Union, the Football Association and the England and Wales Cricket Board.
As well as numerous articles on basic sciences, Mr Wallace has published on shoulder instability, acromioclavicular reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and shoulder joint replacement.
He is an active member of European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society, and founder of the Watanabe Club, a UK-based forum for teaching and dissemination of new arthroscopic techniques in shoulder surgery. Mr Wallace is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 'ad eundem' and a member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK).
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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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