Derek Lang

Mr Derek Lang is a highly experienced Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 20 years of expertise in managing acute and chronic knee and hip disorders. He specializes in sports injuries, knee and hip pain, and degenerative conditions, and works at Wythenshawe hospital as part of the Manchester Foundation Trust.


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Mr Derek Lang is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He completed his orthopaedic training in Manchester, Sheffield, and Leicester in the UK. Afterward, he undertook a knee and sports reconstruction fellowship in Melbourne, Australia. He currently holds a consultant post at The University Hospital South Manchester and works from Wythenshawe hospital as part of the Manchester Foundation Trust. Mr Lang's main interest lies in managing painful knee and hip conditions, sports injuries, and degenerative knee and hip disorders. In addition to his clinical work, Mr Lang has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has undertaken a research fellowship in bone regeneration and limb lengthening. He played a crucial role in establishing the South Manchester Major Trauma Centre. Mr Lang is also involved in teaching and has served as a consultant and honorary lecturer at the University Hospital South Manchester. He has received awards for his work in injection techniques, examination techniques, surgical updates, and patient selection for joint replacement. Specializing in hip and knee surgeries, Mr Lang offers a wide range of services including sports injuries, ligament repair and reconstruction, cartilage and meniscal surgery, ACL reconstruction, knee and hip replacements, and hip pain management. Apart from his professional pursuits, Mr Lang enjoys skiing, football, and traveling. His research interests mainly focus on knee injuries and arthritis. Although no further information is provided on Mr Lang's NHS posts or any external resources, it is evident that he is a highly experienced and skilled consultant in his field, with a specific focus on knee and hip surgeries and a commitment to providing quality care to his patients.

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