Friday 28th & Saturday 29th February 2020
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
LIVE SHOULDER SURGERY
Additional Faculty to be confirmed soon.
Dr Christopher Adams
Dr Christopher Adams (Florida, USA)
Dr Christopher Adams was born and raised just outside of Buffalo, New York. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and a shoulder surgery fellowship with Dr. Stephen Burkhart in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Adams lived in Jupiter, Florida for several years where he had a very active clinical practice treating patients with shoulder problems. While running his clinical practice, Dr. Adams was also very involved in research and teaching shoulder surgery all over the country. In 2014, Dr. Adams joined the Arthrex Medical Education team to pursue his passion for education.
Dr Alexandre Lädermann
Dr Alexandre Lädermann (Geneva, Switzerland)
Dr Alexandre Lädermann treats with his team traumatic and nontraumatic pathologies of the shoulder and the elbow. He is the President of Swiss Shoulder Society (Expertengruppe Schulter und Ellbogen (Swiss Orthopaedics)) and the President of the Congress of the European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC/ESSSE) and Editor of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty . Driven by his will to develop new medical technics to improve his patient recovery, Alexandre is at the heart of an intense scientific activity. This has led him to create the Foundation for Research and Teaching in Orthopedic Surgery (FORE) of which he is also the President.
Dr Dirk Petré
Dr. Dirk Petré, M.D.
Dr. Petré graduated as a doctor from the University of Antwerp in 1992 and completed his orthopaedic training in in 1998.
Then he undertook sub-specialty fellowships in shoulder surgery at the Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, the Monica Hospital in Antwerp and the Cape Shoulder Institute in Cape Town.
In addition he visited shoulder services in San Antiono, Zurich, Stockholm, Münster, Amsterdam, Salzburg, Bern, Milan, London Ontario and Nottingham.
He is a member of various international societies (e.g.European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow).
Today he is consultant in the department of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Sint-Jozefkliniek in Izegem,Belgium.
His surgical interests include the management of sports injuries, rotator cuff disorders, shoulder instability, degenerative shoulder disorders and failed shoulder arthroplasty.
Mr Carlos Cobiella
Mr Carlos Cobiella
Mr Carlos Cobiella grew up in Spain where he went to Medical School. He graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 1989 and started his surgical training there. He moved to London in 1992 and continued his Basic Surgical Training in several Teaching Hospitals in the London area. In 1996 he gained access to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Specialist Training Programme in Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery. That gave him a chance to train at the Shoulder Unit under the guidance of Messrs Ian Bailey, Paul Calvert and Simon Lambert and also at the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit with Professors Birch and Carlstedt. Mr Cobiella was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an Upper Limb interest at the Whittington Hospital in 2003. He moved to University College Hospital in 2005 to develop his academic interest and has led the expansion of the Upper Limb Unit, now consisting of four Shoulder & Elbow and three Hand Surgeons. He supervises the training of medical students, orthopaedic surgeons in training and a Fellow specialising in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He continues to publish within his field. Mr Carlos Cobiella is the Upper Limb lead at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, where he supervises training for MSc students. He was part of the London 2012 British Olympic Medical Team and regularly treats high level athletes. He is the Upper Limb Surgeon for the NFL in Europe. Mr Cobiella’s main interest remains in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, including arthroscopic surgery for instability and rotator cuff pathology, fractures and sports injuries.
Mr Steve Drew
Mr Steve Drew
Mr Steve Drew is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in orthopaedics, shoulder and elbow surgery, hand and wrist surgery, joint replacement, key hole surgery, paediatric upper limb orthopaedics and sports medicine. He was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire in 2000. He trained predominantly in London and was awarded his Master of Surgery for research in nerve repair and regeneration undertaken at Edinburgh University. Since taking up his consultant post he has developed a particular interest in arthroscopic reconstructive shoulder surgery and has also built up a large tertiary referral practice for complex open reconstructive surgery especially post trauma.
He is a member of BESS (British Elbow and Shoulder Society) council and is currently secretary. Previously, he served as a member of the BESS research committee and also chaired this committee from 2015-2018. This has given him a very good insight into the evidence base for shoulder and elbow surgery, as well as an early awareness of new and developing treatments. He regularly teaches on national and international courses and especially enjoys teaching practical arthroscopic skills. He has treated a wide variety of athletes of all abilities and is one of the upper limb surgeons to the British Gymnastics Team and British Orthopaedic Association (BOA). He is the Lead Clinician for shoulder and elbow research at Warwick University.
Mr Rohit Gupta
Mr. Rohit Gupta
Mr. Rohit Gupta, B.Sc.(Hons), M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S.(Eng), F.R.C.S.(Tr&Orth)
Mr. Rohit Gupta's undergraduate training took place at Guy's Hospital Medical School, University of London, qualifying in 1993. His post-graduate surgical training was at Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospitals, London. Specialist orthopaedic training was undertaken in the South East Thames region of the NHS. Upon completion of his orthopaedic training, he undertook one year of specialist surgical Fellowship training in Shoulder / Upper Limb Surgery & Sports Medicine / Arthroscopic Surgery in Perth, Australia in 2003-4.
He was appointed as Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in shoulder & upper limb surgery at Ashford & St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Chertsey, Surrey in 2005. He has developed a practice concentrating on complex shoulder and elbow reconstructive surgery, including reverse / revision arthroplasty, shoulder arthroscopic surgery, and complex upper limb trauma. He runs a monthly complex tertiary referral clinic, attracting numerous referrals throughout the region for second opinions, and referrals for complex reconstructive procedures, including revision shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, lat dorsi tendon transfer, superior capsular reconstruction, arthroscopic ACJ stabilisation, and arthroscopic partial resurfacing.
He is recognised nationally / internationally as a surgical instructor in arthroscopy & arthroplasty, regularly teaching on cadaveric and live surgery courses. He is also an invited lecturer on surgical masterclasses held at the BESS and BOA annual conferences. He takes his surgical educator role extremely seriously, and takes a lot of pride in supervising his senior clinical Fellowship in upper limb surgery for the past 7 years.
He is widely published in peer reviewed medical literature, and his research interests cover a broad spectrum of shoulder surgery.
Mr Socrates Kalogrianitis
Mr Socrates Kalogrianitis
Mr Kalogrianitis has a special interest in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation techniques including arthroscopic Bankart Repair and arthroscopic Latarjet procedure. He was appointed Consultant to the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust with a special interest in Shoulder surgery.
Mr Kalogrianitis works privately at the Priory Hospital in Birmingham, the Sutton Medical Centre in Sutton Coldfield and 9 Harley Street Clinic in London. He maintains close links with the physiotherapy unit at the hospital to provide a continuum of rehabilitation. Mr Kalogrianitis has been involved in clinical research resulting in publications and presentations on different aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery.
Mr Matthew Kent
Mr Matthew Kent
Mr Matthew Kent is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in shoulder and elbow surgery. After graduating from Liverpool University he undertook his junior doctor training in the Mersey region. His formal orthopaedic training took place in the Cambridge region where he developed his interest in shoulder and elbow surgery. The final year of his formal training was as a fellow in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital developing specialist skills in Elbow surgery. After completion of his training he returned to Liverpool to undertake a further yearlong fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery gaining very specialist skills and experience in a center recognised internationally for this type of work. He was appointed as a Consultant in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals in 2011. Following his appointment he has visited specialist centres in Europe and he was awarded a prestigious travelling fellowship from the British Elbow & Shoulder Society allowing him to spend time at a number of centres of excellence in North America bringing new ideas and techniques to Liverpool. Mr Kent has a keen interest in research with involvement in clinical trials locally and nationally. He is the research lead for upper limb surgery in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has also been awarded a masters degree through Cardiff university in orthopaedic engineering after a thesis on upper limb biomechanics.
Mr Puneet Monga
Mr Puneet Monga
Mr Puneet Monga is a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder pathologies and his surgical practice focuses on arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder replacements, upper limb and trauma surgery. Puneet holds Honorary Senior Lecturer posts at the University of Salford, Manchester and the Edge Hill University, Omskirk. He teaches at various regional, national and international courses and the specialist registrar-training programme. He is a regular faculty and convener for various shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder arthroplasty, shoulder ultrasound, Master of Surgery (MCh), Master of Science (MSc), basic sciences and FRCS (Orth) preparatory courses. Puneet is also an Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) course instructor. He has a keen interest in research and has been involved in various scientific publications including postgraduate theses, peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters & periodicals and also as a reviewer for scientific journals.
Mr Matt Ravenscroft
Mr Matt Ravenscroft
Matt Ravenscroft is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises entirely in Shoulder and Elbow disorders and Upper Limb trauma. His areas of expertise are arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow, upper limb joint replacement surgery and sports injuries to the upper limb. Matt is also experienced in shoulder ultrasound examinations which can help lead to a quicker diagnosis and treatment. His NHS base is Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.
Mr William Thomas
Mr William Thomas specialises in all conditions of the shoulder and elbow with a particular interest in sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement surgery. He also has an ongoing commitment in the field of trauma. His practice is based at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter. Will qualified from University College London Medical School in 2001 before moving to the West Country for his Surgical training in Bath and his Orthopaedic training in Bristol. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2011 and took up his Consultant appointment in Exeter in 2013. Will has a broad experience of shoulder and elbow surgery, completing prestigious, advanced surgical fellowships in Geelong, Australia and at the Major Trauma Centre in Bristol. His specialist clinical practice has a particular focus on strategies that enhance recovery following surgery and improve patients’ overall surgical experience.
Will has a keen interest in medical education, having a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from Bristol University and holding a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. He has been involved in the education of medical students, trains Orthopaedic Surgical Trainees and has run a specialist orthopaedic trauma course for Registrar’s approaching their Fellowship exams. Will is also heavily involved in research including projects exploring the biomechanical science of shoulder joint replacement and reconstruction after injury. He has a major interest in Frozen Shoulder and in novel methods of enhancing patient experience and care during both day surgery and inpatient stays by using the Enhanced Recovery philosophy. He holds active membership of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society, the British Trauma Association and the British Orthopaedic Association.
Mr Graham Tytherleigh-Strong
Mr Graham Tytherleigh-Strong
Graham Tytherleigh-Strong works in the Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK. Graham is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and his research is focused predominantly on the shoulder and, in particular, on instability and rotator cuff tears. He has a special interest in all aspects of the sternoclavicular joint and particularly in arthroscopic techniques and the management of instability.
Ross graduated from the university of Plymouth in 2010. After graduating Ross went straight in to private MSK work treating a wide variety of injuries. This is where he developed a special Interest in the upper limb and took on a small element of teaching with newly qualified physiotherapists as well as a busy clinic within Birmingham and Stourbridge. Ross now works as a Senior 1 physiotherapist at the BMI Priory and Edgbaston Hospital where his interest in the upper limb developed further working closely with Mr Socrates Kalogrianitis. Ross in 2018 completed soft tissue and joint injection qualification at the university of Essex and has been an integral part in setting up and building an injection clinic between both the Priory and Edgbaston hospitals and has helped with injection workshops for GPs which soon they are hoping to open up to physiotherapists looking to develop their Injection skills and rationale for injection further.
Peter qualified from the Bradford Hospitals School of Physiotherapy in 1988. He has worked in Coventry, Oxford and London. He moved to his current role in Devon in 2000 working full time in the NHS as an extended scope physiotherapist in the Exeter shoulder and elbow unit and also at a private clinic. He works autonomously with his orthopaedic colleagues and has presented on the accuracy of an extended scope physiotherapist listing for shoulder surgery. He is a leading clinician in the South West with extensive experience of tertiary referral complex shoulder conditions, with a particular interest in atraumatic shoulder instability. He lectures nationally and has presented at the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow. He is a member of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society. Peter is also the AHP representative and organiser of the South West England & South Wales Shoulder & Elbow Orthopaedic Meeting for the discussion of complex cases.
Chris is a Professor of Musculoskeletal Research at Manchester Metropolitan University. He qualified as a physiotherapist in 1998 from the University of Leeds before commencing a clinical career in the NHS and private sector. During this time he undertook an MSc in Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield before being awarded a National Institute for Health Research Fellowship to undertake a PhD entitled ‘assessment and management of rotator cuff tendinopathy.’ Chris has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers, many in relation to the rotator cuff, including non-surgical and surgical management and rehabilitation following surgical repair. He has contributed to almost £4 million pounds of research grant capture, including over £1 million as lead applicant.