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Profile of Prof Martin McNally

Martin McNallyFull name
Professor Martin McNally
Job title
Consultant in Limb Reconstruction Surgery
GMC number
Upper and lower limb reconstruction
Bone Infection
Special interests
Infected fractures, unhealed fractures (non-unions), osteomyelitis, limb deformity

Martin McNally is Lead Surgeon at the Oxford Bone Infection Unit in the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals.

He is Honorary Senior Lecturer at Oxford University and King James IV Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Martin was trained in orthopaedics in Northern Ireland, USA and Oxford, UK. He is fascinated by the interplay between humans and bacteria. He has a particular interest in bone reconstruction after osteomyelitis, infected fractures and non-unions. He runs research projects in treatments for bone infection, diagnostic methods and local antibiotic delivery systems. He is a co-principal investigator on several large multinational infection trials.

He has received both academic awards and other distinctions. He holds the Martin Medal for Orthopaedic Research, the Sir Walter Mercer Gold Medal from the Intercollegiate Board of the Royal College of Surgeons and the International Society for Fracture Repair, Young Investigator Award.

In 2014, he was given an 'NHS Hero Award'.

Martin has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters and contributes regularly to instructional courses and international meetings on bone infection and limb reconstruction.

He is Past-President of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) and President of the Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society. He is a member of the EFORT Scientific and Education Committees and co-chair of the International Fracture-related Infection (FRI) Group.

He serves on the faculties of several international teaching programmes and is a convener for courses in the UK. Martin is also an active member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Limb Reconstruction Society.

Prof Martin A McNally - Curriculum Vitae (pdf, 765 KB)