We offer orthopaedic fellowships, observerships and medical student elective placements for UK and international students and surgical trainees.
Fellowships in upper limb surgery are aimed at surgeons from the UK and around the world nearing the end of or beyond their formal training programme.
The Upper Limb Unit has two Fellows and two SpR’s under the supervision of Mr David Clark, Mr Tim Cresswell, Mr Amol Tambe and Mr Marius Espag and offers a comprehensive approach to upper limb surgery. The posts are suitable for surgeons with special interests in Shoulder and Elbow surgery.
Our upper limb service covers all aspects of Shoulder & elbow Surgery. This includes arthroscopy, arthroplasty, post-traumatic reconstruction, complex trauma management as well as primary and revision surgery.
Each of our surgeons has special and complementary interests. Fellows have the opportunity of designing their Fellowship to suit their individual needs and interests.
The unit is active in clinical research and fellows have to the opportunity actively contribute to new and ongoing research. Research and teaching are regarded as an integral part of the job.
Key Features of this fellowship
- Large volume operating
- Independent operating lists
- Research systems and support staff in place
- Teaching opportunities on local courses
- International reputation of the unit with good world wide connections
- High success rate at future consultant appointments having left the fellowship
We would like to thank Zimmer-Biomet for their support in sponsoring one of our 12-month fellowships.
Clinical attachments and short term visits can also be arranged.
6-12 month Surgical Fellowship (salaried)
1-4 week Surgical Observation (unpaid)
1-5 day Physiotherapy Observation (unpaid)
2-4 week Medical Student Elective (unpaid)
2 week ISKSAA Fellowship (unpaid, subsidised accomodation)
If you wish to apply for any of the above please complete the Fellowship Application Form. Please note that applicants for the salaried Surgical Fellowship must also complete a formal application when posts are advertised via the NHS Jobs website. Details of and applications for the ISKSAA Fellowship are on the ISKSAA website.
For further information contact Claire Connolly.
Andrew P Dekker
Sandwell & West Birmingham
Chelsea & Westminster, London
Cape Town, South Africa