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GHP Private Health Care Awards

Best Hip & Knee Surgeon – North Wales 2017

Best Podium Presentation Prize:

7th Annual CAOS UK  (Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery) Conference, London, November 2013 ‘Careful planning during virtual knee replacement improves component prediction and reduced intraoperative changes’

Improvement Award 2012 (runner up prize):

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (For work on PSI knee replacements in improving theatre efficiency)

Second Prize:

Hip arthroplasty: is regaining sexual activity important? An observational study on patients’ and surgeons’ perspectives.  Oswestry Registrar’s Day presentation, April 2010  

Merit Award:

Annual Scientific Research Meeting, Edward-Samson Orthopaedic Programme, University  of Montreal, Canada, April 2007 (Heterotopic Ossification following Surface Replacement  Arthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty)

Best Poster Prize:

British Orthopaedic Association Annual  Congress, Sept 2006 ‘A thick cement mantle increases early  migration of impaction grafted femoral stems.

Ayrshire & Arran Award:

Best overall paper at PanCeltic Meeting,  Ayrshire, June 2006 ‘A thick cement mantle increases early  migration  of impaction grafted femoral stems’

President’s Medal:

Best Welsh Podium  presentation (PanCeltic Meeting, Ayrshire, June 2006) ‘A thick cement mantle increases early   migration of impaction grafted femoral stems’

Prize Presentation:

Welsh Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Swansea,  May 2004 ‘Does size matter – Mini incision Total Hip  Arthroplasty’

Best Poster Prize:

British Hip Society Meeting, Sheffield, May 2004 ‘Strain Pattern Following Surface Replacement  of  the Hip’


Msc Orthopaedic Engineering (Distinction in  both theory and dissertation) Nov  2004