Mr Kevin Wembridge
Lower limb arthroplasty surgery
I was Born in Bristol and educated at Bristol Grammar School. I attended Sheffield University medical school where I obtained my degree (MB, ChB). I had junior jobs in South Yorkshire, including Anatomy Demonstrator at Sheffield University. I gained my Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999. My Specialist Registrar training jobs were on the Sheffield rotation and included working at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Rotherham General Hospital and Doncaster Royal Infirmary. I obtained my Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery in 2005 I undertook a Senior Clinical Fellowship in Hip surgery, including complex primary and revision at Guy's and St.Thomas's Hospitals in 2006. I was entered onto the Specialist Register in 2006 with lower limb arthroplasty / hip surgery as my specialist interest. My first consultant post was at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where I started in Oct 2006 but subsequently moved to Rotherham in March 2010. I am a member of the BOA and the British Hip Society (BHS) Academically, I won prizes for cement restrictor research at the BHS (Belfast 2002) and EFORT (Helsinki 2003). I have publications on hip and foot surgery I teach on several courses including the DePuy hip course (Leeds), the FRCS Orth revision clinical course in Chesterfield and the fractured neck of femur management course in Rotherham. I was the College Tutor in Barnsley and continue teaching med students and junior doctors at Rotherham (an associate teaching hospital) and have been made an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield.
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