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Nick Fernandez

Nick Fernandez is an award-winning consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder, elbow, hip and knee procedures. His accolades include four clinical excellence awards.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesMBBS FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Orth)
Experience46 years
Specialisation
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Nick Fernandez

Summary

Nick Fernandez is a highly experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder, elbow, hip and knee conditions, injuries and procedures. He was one of the first orthopaedic specialists to pass the Orthopaedic Specialty Exam FRCS Orth in Edinburgh. He is an experienced joint replacement surgeon (hips, knees and shoulders) and uses the most up-to-date replacement technology and skills. He believes in a holistic approach and has a network of experienced colleagues to whom he will refer patients with complex problems beyond his areas of expertise. Patients describe him as warm, hard-working and patient.

Positions

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at BMI the Winterbourne and Harbour Hospitals

Education

  • FRCS Ed ORTH Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 1989
  • FRCS England Royal College of Surgeons 1982
  • MBBS London University 1976

Awards and achievements

  • 4 Clinical Excellence awards

Professional memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • Incision indemnity scheme
  • General Medical Council (GMC) 2310273

Specialist surgical interests

Hip replacement surgery

Knee replacement surgery

Knee arthroscopy

Shoulder stabilisation

Shoulder decompression

Shoulder pain

Rotator cuff repair

Knee pain

Carpal tunnel decompression

Bunion surgery

Shock wave therapy

Sports injury

Locations

Circle Harbour Hospital

St Mary's Rd

Poole

BH15 2BH

Circle Winterbourne Hospital

Herringston Rd

Dorchester

DT1 2DR

Publications

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