- Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Tim Board is a Consultant Hip Surgeon working at the Centre for Hip Surgery at Wrightington Hospital in Lancashire. He is also a Visiting Professor in Orthopaedics at the Universities of Manchester and Leeds.
He is fellowship trained in dealing with complex hip problems including primary and revision arthroplasty. He is currently performing around 200 primary joint replacements and 50 revisions per year.
At Wrightington he has developed a special interest in treating young patients with arthritis and also treating patients who have problems after operations and dealing with revision surgery of the hip. He also has an interest in dealing with hip impingement using the latest arthroscopic surgical techniques.
He gained his Medical degree from the University of Manchester in 1996 (awarded with Honours). He also gained a first class honours degree in Anatomy whilst an undergraduate. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999. Speciality training in the North West led to completion of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeon (Trauma and Orthopaedics) in 2005.
During his training Tim undertook periods of specialist training abroad, spending a year in Sydney, Australia and visiting fellowships in Hanover, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland. He also spent some voluntary time in Malawi, providing orthopaedic care and education, a visit funded by World Orthopaedic Concern.
He has an interest in research and undertook an MD at the University of Manchester investigating bone grafting techniques in revision hip surgery. He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published more than 50 papers and contributed to many textbooks. His main fields of research interest include bone grafting and tissue engineering, hip impingement and arthroscopy, heterotopic ossification, computer aided surgery, outcome of uncemented stems in revision hip arthroplasty and failure of hip resurfacing (ALVAL).
He holds a number of research grants, most notably an NiHR RfPB grant to run the HipHOP study - a randomised study to look at the difference in patient function after different types of hip replacement.
He also has a strong collaboration with Leeds University, where he is a Visiting Professor. He is working on the next generation of hip simulators and smart implants that sense their own environment.
Recently, he was elected as Chair of the British Hip Society Research Committee and also sits on the BHS Executive Committee. Has previously been a representative on the BOA Research Committee.
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