Ms Deepa Bose

Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics

MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Year qualified:1990

Specialty

Personal profile

Ms. Deepa Bose qualified as a doctor from the University of Calcutta in 1990.  She subsequently came to the UK for higher training.

She passed the FRCS examination from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and then entered the Welsh regional training programme in Trauma & Orthopaedics,and the FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) examination in 2000, and was admitted to the specialist register of the General Medical Council.  Upon completion of orthopaedic training, she underwent subspecialist training in bone infection and limb reconstruction at the Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, which houses the only dedicated Bone Infection Unit in the UK. 

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.

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Limb Reconstruction Society
  • British Trauma Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • College of Surgeons of East, Central & Southern Africa
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Academy of Medical Educators
  • World Orthopaedic Concern UK

Clinical Interests

  • Lower limb trauma
  • Non-union
  • Malunion
  • Deformity correction
  • Osteomyelitis/bone infection

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