Mr Paul qualified in 1983 and obtained his FRCS in 1987. Mr Paul became an Orthopaedic Registrar in 1988 and worked up until the end of 1991 as a Registrar. As a Registrar he worked at Trafford General Hospital, Wythenshawe Hospital, Ancoats Hospital, Booth Hall Hospital and Hope Hospital.
In 1992 he obtained a Senior Registrar Post and he worked in the Royal Preston Hospital for eight months. Thereafter, he spent sixteen months at Hope Hospital and Pendlebury. He also spent eight months as a Senior Registrar at North Manchester General Hospital, Ancoats Hospital and Booth Hall Hospital.
He also completed a six months fellowship in upper limb surgery at Wrightington Hospital before he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in upper limb and knee surgery at the Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1994.
Mr Paul has published over a hundred papers, several of which are on upper limb surgery, knee surgery, trauma and soft tissue tumours, and has over 14 year's experience of preparing reports on medical negligence in relation to Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sarcoma.
He has carried out in excess of 2,000 hip replacements, 2000 knee replacements and 15,000 key hole operations.