In 1999 he was appointed as a Consultant to the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff. This is a large teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre in the Capital City of Wales. He is also an Honorary Clinical tutor at The Welsh National School of Medicine. He obtained his Medical degree from Bombay University in 1999 and went on to do his postgraduate degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. He then worked as a Senior Lecturer there gaining extensive surgical experience in managing complex trauma and performing Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery. He then underwent further Higher Surgical Training for 6 years on the All Wales training Programme. He obtained his FRCS from Glasgow and the FRCS (Tr&Orth) from the intercollegiate Board in Edinburgh. He completed his CCST in 1999.He did his Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Canada where he further improved his surgical skills and decision making before returning to a Consultant job in Cardiff.
Hospital and Trust activities
Clinical Director (Trauma and Orthopaedics) at the Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Other contributions to the NHS
He is a member of the faculty on MSc Course in Bioengineering at Cardiff University. He regularly teaches on the National surgical training programme for orthopaedic trainees. He is on the Faculty of the International Graf course for ultrasound scanning of baby hips.
Professional affiliations and memberships
- British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- European Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- British society for children’s orthopaedic surgery.
- elective foot and ankle procedures - 300 (January 2011 - January 2012)
Audit / Outcomes
Outcomes routinely recorded:
Patient assessed outcome measures