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Anish K Amin

Anish K Amin

MBChB, PhD, FRCS(Tr&Orth) Anish Amin is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and a member of the Edinburgh orthopaedic trauma unit. He regularly manages patients with acute fractures and soft tissue injuries of the upper limb and lower limb. He specialises in reconstructive surgery of the lower limb (hip, knee, ankle and foot). He participates in a busy on-call rota and takes responsibility for the management of 600-800 injured patients requiring inpatient hospital care each year.

He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1999 and completed his surgical training in Edinburgh in 2009. He then undertook further specialist training in Edinburgh and Melbourne, before being appointed as a consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2012.

He was awarded a PhD by the University of Edinburgh in 2011 for his work on cartilage. He is actively involved with teaching and research. He has published several basic scientific and clinical papers. He continues to contribute to the medical literature as an author and reviewer for leading journals in the field. He regularly participates in continuous professional development activities.

Sam Molyneux

MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MSc(Dist), FRCS(Tr&Orth) Sam Molyneux is a consultant in the Trauma Unit at the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. As a specialist trauma surgeon he is routinely involved in the outpatient, inpatient and surgical care for patients with a variety of upper limb, pelvic and lower limb injuries, as well as for multiply injured patients. With his inpatient and clinical commitments he is responsible for the care of approximately 1500 trauma cases each year. He subspecialises in two main areas – pelvic/acetabular fractures and hand/ wrist injuries, helping to provide a tertiary referral service for South East Scotland for patients with such injuries.

He qualified from Newcastle University in 2002 and went on to teach anatomy at Oxford University before completing his Basic Surgical Training in North-East England. He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training in Edinburgh and on completion of his FRCS(Tr&Orth) in 2012 spent a year as a Fellow in Orthopaedic Trauma at the world renowned Vancouver General Hospital orthopaedic trauma unit before returning to Edinburgh for his consultant post.

He graduated from his undergraduate intercalated academic degree (BMedSci) with Honours and from his postgraduate degree (MSc) with Distinction. He continues to take an active role in clinical research within the trauma department and is a reviewer for the Bone and Joint Journal. He is a keen educator and has recently taken on the role of co-convenor for the prestigious annual Edinburgh Trauma Symposium.

Iain Brown

MBChB, BSc(Hons), FRCS(Tr&Orth) Iain Brown is a member of the internationally renowned Trauma Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He undertakes all types of medico-legal work. As a consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery his daily workload includes fractures and soft tissue injuries of the upper and lower limbs.

He is Fellowship trained in Trauma and completed his orthopaedic training in trauma centres such as Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Southern General Hospital, Hillingdon Hospital and the Royal London & St Barts Hospitals. In addition to his regular trauma work he specialises in reconstructive surgery of the upper limbs (shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand).

He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1997, having completed a BSc in Sports Science in 1994. He is active in research and has published several basic and clinical scientific papers. In 2011 he was awarded a grant to fund molecular research into frozen shoulders. He is particularly active in teaching and acts as an Honorary Clinical Tutor at the University of Edinburgh.

Matt Moran

BSc(Hons), BM, BCh(Oxon), MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth) Matt Moran qualified from the University of Oxford in 1996 having spent 7 years at medical school, including a year of research. He completed his Orthopaedic training in South East Scotland where he developed a particular interest in lower limb surgery. He has always had an interest in engineering in Orthopaedics and gained an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering in 2006.

In 2005 he was awarded a European Travelling Fellowship by the British Hip Society, which he spent visiting the ENDO-Klinik in Hamburg. In 2007 he was fortunate enough to be chosen to be the Edinburgh North American Travelling Fellow. He is a faculty member on national and international Orthopaedic courses, a course director for Advanced Trauma Life Support and acts as a reviewer for a number of Orthopaedic Journals. At the Royal Infirmary he is involved in the Scottish Patient Safety Programme and sits on the SE Scotland Orthopaedic training committee as well as running the teaching programme for trainee Orthopaedic surgeons.

He started work as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2009. He has a busy NHS practice. His elective practice includes orthopaedic cancer management, joint replacement and he forms part of the internationally renowned Orthopaedic Trauma Unit at the Royal Infirmary, caring for many patients with upper limb, spinal and lower limb fractures and soft tissue injuries. He has many active research interests, focused on his areas of surgical expertise.

Mike Robinson

BM, BS, B Med Sci, FRCS(Tr&Orth) Michael Robinson has been an Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon in the Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit at the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for 20 years. He has a particular interest in the investigation and surgical treatment of neck, shoulder and hand problems.

He has a national and international reputation in the management of upper limb disorders, and has published many articles in the peer-reviewed literature on the subject. He is regularly invited to give international guest lectures on the subject of upper limb trauma. He is co-convenor of the internationally-famous Edinburgh Trauma Symposium and Instructional Course

He undertakes all kinds of medico-legal work and has wide experience in providing reports for clients with neck and upper limb injuries over a 20 year period. He provides medico-legal reports for the Insurance companies, Employers and the Central Legal Office. He has wide experience in providing reports for both personal and industrial injury, including repetitive strain injuries of the hand. He has made many appearances in court as an expert witness. He is agreeable to deferring of payment until settlement of personal injury claims.

Tim White

MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) Tim White is the Clinical Lead of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and provides specialist trauma care for injured patients in the Edinburgh region as well as receiving super-specialist referrals from throughout Scotland.

He has seven years experience in writing medial reports in cases of personal injury and alleged negligence, both for the pursuer and for the defender. His specialist expertise in treatment of the injured has resulted in a number of successfully contested cases.

He has given evidence on several occasions in the Sherriff’s Court, Court of Session and the English High Court.

He sits on the Scottish Committee for Orthopaedics and Trauma, the committees of Orthopaedic Trauma Society of the British Isles, and the Scottish Trauma Audit Group. He is a Director of the Scottish Orthopaedic Research Trust, Director of the annual Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium, and the Convenor of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Core Skills in Orthopaedic Surgery course.

He is usually able to examine patients within four weeks of receiving instructions, and can often accommodate urgent requests.

Jeff Reid

BSc, MD, FRCS(C)(Tr&Orth) Jeff Reid is a fully qualified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in shoulder and upper limb surgery and trauma.

he qualified from the world-renowned Residency Training Program at the University of Toronto, Canada in 2003. He came to Scotland specifically to complete Specialist Fellowship Training in Upper Limb Surgery at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary under Miss Julie McBirnie and Mr. Mike Robinson. He also trained in Elbow Surgery under Mr Lech Rymascewski at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

Since 2005 he has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where he performs elective upper limb and trauma surgeries. he is the Program Director for the South East Scotland Deanery, responsible for the training of all Specialist Registrars in Edinburgh. This and his other academic activities keep him up to date with latest advances in his field.

John Keating

MPhil, FRCS(Tr&Orth) John Keating was trained in Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Vancouver and appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in 1994 to the Royal Infirmary and Princess Margaret Rose Hospitals in Edinburgh.

His main clinical interests are in the management of pelvic/ acetabular, lower limb and knee injuries as well as sports injuries in general. He runs the knee clinic at the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. he has published in multiple international journals both in clinical and basic research.

In addition to clinical and research work, he was recently the patient services director at the New Royal Infirmary for the trauma unit and is presently serving a 4-year tenure on the editorial board of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

He has over 20 years experience in producing medical reports.

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