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Profile of Andrew Wainwright

Andrew Wainwright

Full name
Andrew Wainwright
BSc, MB ChB, FRCS (Trauma and Orth)
Job title
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Special interests
Children's orthopaedics, lower limb problems, deformity correction

I obtained my Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Molecular Biology at Leicester University medical school and subsequently Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. I completed my basic surgical training in Leicester, Nottingham, Bristol and Exeter.

My higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics was within the Oxford Postgraduate Training Programme, including a clinical fellowship for a year at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

After I was awarded my certificate of specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics I returned to Oxford to a clinical fellowship at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. I was European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Travelling Fellow in 2003, visiting several centres of expertise in the United States.

I was appointed to my current post as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Special Interest in Children's Orthopaedics at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in 2003.

I have an interest in teaching, audit and research. I have been a tutor to medical students at Leicester, Nottingham, Bristol and Oxford Universities and an Instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support. I organise the Oxford regional Trauma and Orthopaedic postgraduate teaching programme, having restructured the format, and was responsible for the creation of the www.oxbone.org website.

Fellowships

  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellow, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto 2001-2
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellow, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford 2002-3
  • European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Travelling Fellow, 2003

Published work

I have published several articles and book chapters in subjects relevant to adult and children's Trauma and Orthopaedics. I have also presented research work locally, nationally and internationally.

Essence of practice

I maintain a general orthopaedic practice. I have a sub-specialty interest in Children's orthopaedics, in particular correction of deformity, dysplasia and Perthes' disease.