Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips is a highly-qualified consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist procedures. He is well-known for treating musicians and performers.

Medbelle position

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Titles

MA(Cantab), MBBChir, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Specialisation

Hand & Wrist

Experience

32 years

Medical qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Mark Phillips

Summary

Mark Phillips is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist procedures. Mark is renowned for his work treating musicians with hand & wrist problems and is one of the UK’s leading experts in treating patients working within the performing arts industry. His expertise in this area has led him to having a regular clinic at the British Association for Performance Arts Medicine (BAPAM). Alongside practising, he is passionate about teaching and has dedicated his time to NHS surgeons specialising in Hand & Wrist, and teaches on the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics) revision course for King’s College London. His dedication to excellence led him to become Partner and Medical Director of London Sports Orthopaedics. Patients describe him as thoughtful, patient and thorough.

Positions

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hand & Wrist Surgery and Complex Trauma Reconstruction, London Sports Orthopaedics
  • 2016 - Present: Medical Director, London Sports Orthopaedics
  • Lecturer on FRCS (Tr&Orth) Revision Course, King’s College London
  • 2003 - 2015: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ortho-Plastics lead, Governance lead for Major Trauma, King’s College Hospital
  • 2001-2003: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich

Education

  • FRCS (Tr&Orth), Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1999
  • MA, University of Cambridge, 1990
  • MBBChir, University of Cambridge, 1988

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC number): 3287947
  • British Medical Association
  • FRCS, Fellow Royal College Of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
  • British Association for Performance Arts Medicine (BAPAM)

Specialist surgical interests

  • Musicians’ hand & wrist problems (e.g. performance-related pain)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Dorsal Ligament Impingement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Dequervains Tendinitis
  • Trapezectomy

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