Mr Andrew Collier undertook his specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in York, Northallerton, Harrogate, Bradford and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals where he was Honorary Tutor.
As past President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association, Mr Collier was involved in the British Orthopaedic Association working party looking at training issues of junior doctors. Additionally, Mr Collier sat on the orthopaedic specialist training committee (Yorkshire Deanery).
Mr Collier has co-authored articles on upper limb conditions and training issues, and served on the Editorial Board of Current Orthopaedics.
Mr Collier has been active in instruction on Advanced Trauma Life Support provider and instructor courses.
Whilst being a general orthopaedic surgeon Mr Collier has an interest in conditions of the hand and wrist. In addition to the excellent training he received on the hand and upper limb units in Leeds, Mr Collier was the National Hand Fellow in Oxford, U.K. and an AO fellow in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Mr Collier was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Harrogate District hospital in 2001. Here he has established a busy NHS practice within which the bulk of which is providing a specialised and comprehensive service managing conditions affecting the hand and wrist. Within this role he is involved in the teaching of medical students, allied health practitioners, general practitioners and junior doctors.
Mr Collier works as an independent medical practitioner at BMI The Duchy Hospital.
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