Cristian is an experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee and lower limb procedures. He has trained extensively completely numerous prestigious fellowships.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Knee & Lower Limb Conditions & Procedures
Cristian is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee and lower limb procedures and conditions. He is recognised as a highly respected specialist in his medical field and his skills and status are reflected by his work in the Cumbrian NHS unit, known as one of the busiest osteotomy centres in the UK. Cristian performed the first ProChondrix operation in North England. This is an example of one of the latest repair techniques of cartilage lesions in the knee joint. This case was the very first performed in the North of England and had a successful outcome. Cristian also dedicates his time to education when not practising and is the education and clinical supervisor to junior doctors in North Cumbria. Patients describe him as warm, friendly, professional, and reassuring.
- 2015 - Present: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Lower limb arthroplasty and soft tissue knee Reconstruction North Cumbria University Hospitals
- 2019 - Present: Consultant Knee Surgeon Northern Knee Clinic
- Neck of Femur (NOF) Fracture Lead for NCUH
- Educational and Clinical supervisor for junior doctors, including senior registrars in conjunction with the Programme Tutor in North Cumbria.
- MD, MB BS Bucharest, Romania, 2003
- CCST in Trauma and Orthopaedics Bucharest, Romania, 2010
- FRCS (Th&Orth) England, 2016
- British Orthopaedic Association Clinical Leaders Fellowship Post CCT Fellow, Lower limb arthroplasty and knee soft tissue reconstruction, 2015 - 2016
- Knee Fellowship at Harrogate and District Hospital Post CCT fellowship, knee arthroplasty and soft tissue knee reconstruction, 2014 - 2014
- North Tees and Hartlepool Hospitals post-CCT fellowship, Degenerative Spinal fellowship, 2013 - 2014
- General Medical Council (GMC number): 7083416
Specialist surgical interests
Nuffield Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne