BOA Instructional Course 2020
The BOA Instructional Course was established to help trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) surgeons to establish strong foundations for practice and assessment. We provide the opportunity for a number of Case Based Discussions (CBDs) across a range of topics but also to network and attend lectures delivered by expert clinicians.
This 1 day programme runs two parallel streams and provides curriculum driven clinical updates and critical condition assessment opportunities aimed at T&O trainees and SAS surgeons.
Stream 1: Case Based Discussions (CBDs) on critical conditions e.g. Bone tumours;CRPS; Limping child and Cauda Equina.
Stream 2: Plenary sessions including foot and ankle; shoulder and elbow; hand and wrist; hip and knee, spine and paediatrics.
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Niall Eames is an orthopaedic spine surgeon, being Clinical Director of Orthopaedics and Spinal surgery in Belfast. He is Education Lead for the UKSSB and sits on the BOAs Education Committee. Niall also sits on the British Scoliosis Society Executive and is a member of the BASS Education committee. He has been leading on the Spinal Training Interface Group on behalf of the combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal societies over the last 3 years and is the first Chairman of the newly formed Spinal Training Interface Group Committee.
His practice covers all aspects of spinal surgery. He is an examiner for the JCIE in Trauma & Orthopaedics.
Fergal Patrick Monsell
Fergal Patrick Monsell was born in Dublin and emigrated shortly before England won the World cup. After attending Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School, Rochester he graduated without distinction from the Welsh National School of Medicine. He completed higher surgical training at the University of Manchester and fellowship training at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney. He was appointed to the Consultant staff at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore in 1997 and has been a Consultant at the Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol since 2005.
His clinical practice is broad based with a special interest is the management of patients with limb deformity. He has experience in surgical and prosthetic management of this patient group and leads a multi-disciplinary team. He is involved in all aspects of paediatric trauma and the treatment of children with cerebral palsy using a spectrum of contemporary techniques.
He has an active research portfolio and has published on surgical innovation, outcomes in limb reconstruction and paediatric orthopaedic surgery. He is involved in the provision of global healthcare and runs an international visiting surgeons programme
He has been awarded degrees at Masters and Doctorate level, is visiting Professor at Cardiff University and King James IV Professor for 2018.
He is General Editor for AO Surgery Reference (Paediatric Trauma), a Member of the Board of the Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery, the Education Committee of the BOA, Council of Management of Bone and Joint Journal and Specialty Editor for paediatrics. He is Past President of the British Limb reconstruction Society and was an ABC travelling fellow in 2000.
He is married to Ros, who he met at school, has three grown-up children and to his credit is a lifelong Spurs supporter.
Consultant Hand Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton
David Warwick is Consultant Hand Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton since 1998 as well as visiting Hand Surgeon to the States of Jersey and Bailiwick of Guernsey. He is involved daily in the clinical management of complex hand and wrist problems with a particular interest in the DRUJ, Dupuytren’s, joint replacement and orthopaedic hand trauma.
His teaching, research, and administrative contributions were rewarded by the University of Southampton with an Honorary Professorship in 2013. His NHS contribution has been rewarded with a Bronze Clinical Excellence award in 2012 renewed in 2016. He was awarded the Gold Medal in the European Diploma of Hand Surgery in 2004 and was awarded the Hunterian Professorship in 1998 for his work on Orthopaedic Thrombosis. Most recently he has been President of the British Association of Hand Therapists, Visiting Professor to the Australian Orthopaedic Association, South African Society for Surgery of the Hand and Polish Hand Society.
He is BSSH President Elect for 2020; he has recently finished as Secretary of the BSSH and Executive Committee Member of the FESSH. He now sits on the Executive Committee of the IFSSH. He reviews about 40 papers per year; David serves on the Editorial Boards of the European Journal of Hand Surgery and the Bone and Joint Journal.
David has published over 80 papers in peer reviewed journals with an H index of 21 He has written over 20 book chapters and is Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Hand Surgery (2009, 2018), the European Textbook of Dupuytren’s Disease (2015) and Apley & Solomon’s System of Orthopaedics and Trauma (2001, 2010, 2017). He is currently Principle Investigator on 5 studies and leads the Clinical Orthopaedic Research Group in Southampton. He has lectured in the UK and abroad on many occasions as invited speaker on various topics.
Prof Mike Reed
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mike Reed is a full time hip and knee joint replacement surgeon. He trained in the North of England, and did fellowships in New Zealand.
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwickshire
Anna Chapman is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwickshire with a specialist interest in Foot and Ankle surgery.
She qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals School of Medicine in London, and completed her orthopaedic training on the Warwick rotation. She undertook Fellowship training in Bournemouth and Bristol, and was appointed as a Consultant in 2012. She completed a Masters Degree in Medical Education at the University of Warwick in 2010 and continues to pursue her interest in all things educational. Anna is currently the Training Programme Director for the Warwick Orthopaedic Specialist Training Programme and is a member of the BOFAS Education Committee.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust
Dave Cloke is a consultant upper limb surgeon in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust since 2010. He qualified in Newcastle, and trained in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in the Northern Deanery before completing the Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship. He completed the Bath Sports Medicine MSc. His main clinical interests are in Shoulder and Elbow trauma and arthroplasty.
Dave has recently been appointed to the ODEP panel for shoulder implants, and current interests include developing day case pathways for upper limb arthroplasty.
Dave has a keen interest in training. He was Northern T&O Trainer of the Year in 2014, former Associate TPD, is a BESS Education Committee member, and is an FRCS examiner. He is a member of AO faculty and teaches on the BOA Training Orthopaedic Trainers course. He is also a former member of the Army Reserve.
Dave’s current priority is maintenance of work/life balance with family, as his wife completes her training. As such he is very well aware of issues currently affecting trainees.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals
Badri Narayan has been working as a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals from 2002.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Manchester University Hospital
Mr Amit Kumar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Hip and Knee Surgery and Oncology Surgeon specialising in Soft Tissue Tumours at Manchester University Hospitals. His other interest is Metastatic Bone Disease and is also the Clinical Director of Sarcoma in Greater Manchester Cancer. His orthopaedic specialist training was on the East Midlands (South) rotation followed by Fellowships in Leicester, Nottingham and Wrightington hospitals
Birender Kapoor is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Royal Liverpool University teaching Hospital. He has a keen interest in education and has been teaching at local, regional, national and international level for the last 6 years. His clinical subspecialty interests include primary and revision hip arthroplasty, complex trauma and Metastatic bone disease.
- Member of Intercollegiate MCQ setting committee
- Runs a national cadaveric intra-medullary nailing course for trainees
- Faculty member on FRCS exam courses
- Co-founder of a novel regional Metastatic bone disease Service.
- Honorary lecturer at Liverpool University
Orthopaedic Oncological Surgeon , Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital
Karen works as an orthopaedic oncological surgeon at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry. She underwent higher surgical training in Yorkshire and fellowship training in MSK oncology, and trauma and limb reconstruction.
Her clinical interests include bone and soft tissue sarcoma, and management of metastatic bone disease. Other subspecialty interests include teaching and training, and she is the FRCS examination course lead in the Oswestry and Stoke Rotation.
Mr Mason qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine, completing his orthopaedic training in Wales before moving to Liverpool as a consultant specialising in Major trauma and foot and ankle surgery. He was the first trainee to win the Chan Chen memorial prize twice and was the first fellow to be awarded the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Gold fellowship award. He undertook fellowships in Dreseden with Prof Hans Zwipp and Salt Lake City with Prof Saltzmann before his home fellowship in Liverpool. His research in the last few years has become nationally and internationally recognised, winning 8 national and international prizes in 7 years. He has been awarded the Robert Jones gold medal and Association prize this year for his work on the evolution of the foot and Jaques Duparc prize from EFORT for their discovery of a new foot ligament. Mr Mason is involved in BOFAS, as an outcomes committee member.
Amer Shoaib is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary specialising in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Limb Reconstruction Surgery.
He qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London, and trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Welsh Deanery and Oswestry.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, as well as the British Limb Reconstruction Society and the European Foot and Ankle Society.
He has an interest in humanitarian medicine and has worked in several conflicts, and natural disasters, gaining a significant experience in the acute and reconstructive treatment of ballistic injuries. He was involved in the organisation and delivery of the orthopaedic response to the Manchester Arena bomb in 2017. He chairs the Orthocycle Foundation charity, which recycles orthotics and surgical equipment for use in less developed countries.
Amer has taught on many courses, including the BOFAS principles course and the BOA Boot Camp Course, and runs several courses in Manchester on Foot and Ankle Surgery and External Fixation.
He is married with four children, and enjoys fell walking and wild camping with them. He loathes static caravans.
Ms. Deepa Bose qualified as a doctor from the University of Calcutta in 1990. She subsequently came to the UK for higher training.
In 2009 she was appointed as a consultant to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where she currently works. Her practice is exclusively in adults, and includes general trauma, major trauma and post-traumatic limb reconstruction (osteomyelitis, malunion, non-union, limb lengthening & deformity correction).
She also has a keen interest in medical education. She completed an MSc in Medical Education from Cardiff University in 2010. She is now Chair of the Specialist Training Committee for core surgical training in the West Midland region, and is a member of the Training Standards Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association.
Ms Bose has a desire to promote and encourage teaching in orthopaedics in developing nations, and she gained the Diploma in Medical Care of Catastrophes from the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in 2011. She has been the secretary of World Orthopaedic Concern UK, a specialist society of the British Orthopaedic Association, and a charity which focuses on teaching orthopaedics in low resource countries, since 2009.
She has been on the International Emergency Trauma Register of the UK, a first response team for international disaster relief, since 2012.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Coventry
Giles is a paediatric orthopaedic consultant at University Hospital, Coventry. He trained in Bristol and the South West and completed the fellowship at SickKids in Toronto. His practice includes paediatric trauma, general paediatric orthopaedics and neonatal disorders.
Giles has recently stepped down as TPD for the West Midlands (Warwick) programme and has had a career long interest in medical- and surgical education. Giles is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. Other interests include leadership and management (he is Head of Surgery for the trust and a Regional Surgical Advisor for the Edinburgh college). He is currently supervising a PhD student to study the effects of cadaveric simulation and is an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at Warwick Medical School.
In his spare time Giles likes to cycle (badly) and run (slowly).”
Peter Loughenbury is a fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary. His practice includes surgical treatment for a full range of spinal conditions from the skull base to the pelvis. His entire surgical practice is focused on spinal surgery with a special interest in adult and paediatric spinal deformity.
He studied medicine at the University of Leeds and completed both basic and higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics in the Yorkshire Deanery. He gained specialist training in complex spinal surgery in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as the National Spinal Fellow at Leeds General Infirmary – a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic fellowship. He built on this experience with fellowship posts with the Scottish National Spinal Deformity Service at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, and as an AO Spine Fellow at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia.
He teaches on a number of regional and national FRCS (Orth) revision courses and is a former trainee representative on the British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS) Executive Committee. He is actively involved in basic science and clinical research, with ongoing collaboration with the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering at the University of Leeds.
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
James is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in Sheffield and T&O Educational TPD for the Yorkshire region. His clinical practice covers all aspects of adult spinal surgery. His non clinical interests include medical education, leadership, and non-technical skills. He teaches on a number of regional and national courses. He was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers in recognition of his contribution to education and training.
His research interests include Medical Education and Surgical Performance.
Lead Specialty Editor
Cyrus Jensen graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 2003 and stayed in the Northern Region for his Basic and Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics. He then completed an Advanced Spine Fellowship in Leeds Spine Unit in 2013, before taking up his Consultant post in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. He currently operates on all aspects of the adult spine, with a specialist interest in complex cervical surgery. He also participates on the general trauma rota.
Throughout his training and career he has been active in research and had a real passion for training, giving lectures and running courses for both under and post graduate, and allied health professionals. Appointed as Early Years TPD in the Northern Region, his roles include running the CT2 T&O program and the ST3 interview course. Whilst a trainee himself, he created a regional clinical assessment for Northern Trainees (ITCA), and has been a Chief Editor for the UKITE since its inception. He helped to develop and has been faculty on all of the new format BOA Instructional courses, which aim to enable trainees to achieve their competencies in core CBDs.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Nigel is a consultant children’s and adult orthopaedic Surgeon. He has worked at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital since 2004. My clinical interests are DDH, young adult hip disorders, limb deformity and CTEV. He is currently Training Program Director for the Oswestry Stoke orthopaedic training scheme.
Nigel is married to Tracey, a GP, and we have 15 year old twins. In my spare time he head for the hills on 2 wheels.
Mr Malviya joined Northumbria Healthcare as a Consultant in 2011 after completing his orthopaedic training in the North East. His area of specialty is in the treatment of disorders of the young adult hip and has helped Northumbria become the tertiary referral centre for young patients with hip disorders attracting referrals from all over the country. He has expertise in hip preserving surgeries like hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement and other disorders around the hip and periacetabular osteotomy for hip dysplasia (corrective surgery for shallow socket) using a minimally invasive approach (small incision).
Mr Malviya is heavily involved in training future orthopaedic consultants. He is the lead of the UK and Ireland orthopaedic in training examination. In addition he regularly teaches in national hip arthroscopy courses and mentors consultants on how to set up a similar service in their own trust. He also teaches in early intervention in hip surgery and hip and knee arthroplasty courses.
He has an active interest in research, being an Honarary Senior Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine in Newcastle University, with many publications to his name, and lectures nationally and internationally. He has also won several national and international awards in his area of specialty. He is editorial correspondent for Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery and a member of the steering committee for the National Non Arthroplasty Hip Registry (NAHR). He is the trust T&O lead for Academic research and Quality.
Consultant Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon
Robert Ashford is a Consultant Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon in the East Midlands. He trained in Yorkshire, with sarcoma and joint reconstruction fellowships at Sydney and Stanmore. His clinical practice is in soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone disease and lower limb arthroplasty. He is lead clinician of the East Midlands Sarcoma Service. He is an Honorary Associate Professor in Cancer Studies at the University of Leicester. His research interests are the genetic characteristics of soft tissue sarcomas, desmoid fibromatosis, palliative orthopaedic surgery and outcome studies in sarcoma care. Rob is the President of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society.