Introduction

I provide a medico legal expert witness service based on my experience as follows:

  • Full time Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in both NHS and private practice since 2005
  • Regular medico legal work since 2001
  • Approximately 40% : 40% : 20% division of claimant: defendant : joint work

I aim to provide high quality, objective medical advice and evidence. My medico legal reports include a clear prognosis, the range of expert opinion and appropriate references. I strive for clarity, readability and accuracy, with technical medical terms being avoided or explained. My report can generally be available within six to eight weeks of instruction. My area of Special interest is Hand and Upper Limb Surgery.

I have expertise and experience in the following areas:

  • All upper limb problems in adults and children
  • Personal injury
  • Road traffic accidents and injuries
  • Whiplash injury
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Orthopaedic, trauma and accident surgery
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • X ray diagnosis
  • Soft tissue and muscular injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Work related and industrial injury
  • Children’s’ / paediatric orthopaedics and injuries
  • Medical Negligence 

I comply with the relevant codes of conduct and guidelines of the:

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • The Law Society
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand