MedicoLegal CV

HUGH J. CLARKE MBBS (Lond), FRCS (Lond)
CURRICULUM VITAE

Current Post
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon (appointed July 1994) to:

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport
Spire Portsmouth Hospital (formerly BUPA)
The Chichester Nuffield Hospital, Chichester
The Wessex Nuffield Hospital, Chandlers Ford
Director of the Portsmouth Bone Bank
Director of Solent Orthopaedic Services LLP

Qualifications:

MBBS (London) 1980
FRCS (London) November 1984
Higher Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics July 1993
The Association for Study of Internal Fixation Scholarship 1992
British Orthopaedic Association COCOMAC Scholarship 1993
Training in Orthopaedics and Trauma

Orthopaedic Specialist Training through Wessex Orthopaedic Centre, Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, Southampton University Hospitals and Royal Free Hospitals Group, London.

Fellowships

Joint Reconstruction Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA for 1 year 1988
Fellowship in Trauma Surgery Spring of 1992 in Kantonspitel, Chur, Switzerland

Research papers on Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery including:

Bone Grafting and Total Hip Replacement
Functional Results in Total Hip Replacement
Bone Grafting in knee fractures
Affect of loading in ankle injuries
Biomechanical analysis of artificial knee ligament repairs.
Nailing in femur fractures
Revision Hip Replacement Surgery

Book Chapter:

Orthopaedic section for Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons exam manual. 1995

Medico-Legal Experience

16 years of reporting in field of trauma and orthopaedics. Approximately 30% Claimant instructions, 40% joint instructions and 30% Dfendant instructions.
Founder Member of Wessex Orthopaedic Experts Association

Areas of expertise:
General musculo-skeletal injuries, Lower Limb reconstructive surgery, Arthroscopy
Medico-legal Advisor to the Healthcare Commission
Medico-Legal Training

Medico-Legal Report and Court Training – Blake Lapthorn 1997
Medico-Report Training and Woolfe’s Reforms – Larcomes Solicitors training day 1999
Medical Negligence Scenario Training – British Hip Society 2006
Professional Society Membership

Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Hip Society
British Association of Surgery of the Knee
British Association of Tissue Banks
Member of Hip Concepts Group
Design

Member of Design Panel for Allopro United States Hip Replacement
Designer of the Adept and Universal resurfacing Drape

 

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