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Profile of Mr Andrew Titchener

Mr Andrew Titchener

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Biography

Mr Titchener is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, and in trauma surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital Trauma Centre.

Mr Titchener's elective clinical practice encompasses arthroscopic (keyhole) and arthroplasty (joint replacement) procedures of both the shoulder and elbow. He has a particular interest in complex upper limb trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction.

Alongside Mr Little he provides a tertiary elbow reconstruction service accepting referrals from other hospitals around the country.

Mr Titchener graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2005, and in addition to a degree in Natural Sciences also holds a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law.

He undertook a trauma fellowship in the busiest UK Major Trauma Centre at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, and completed six month fellowships in shoulder, elbow and trauma surgery in Cambridge, Oxford and Perth, Australia.

Mr Titchener is an active researcher; in addition to being a Principle Investigator (PI) on national clinical trials, he is widely published and is the deputy editor of the Bone and Joint 360 Journal; a British national journal with a global readership of over 9000 surgeons.

Mr Titchener very much enjoys teaching junior surgeons in training; he is the head of the Trauma undergraduate teaching programme at the University of Oxford where he is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and a fellow of Wolfson College. He holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and is an associate member of the Higher Education Academy.

Mr Titchener is a current fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) and the British Trauma Society (BTS).