Mr Patel completed his specialist Registrar Rotation in Trauma and Orthopaedics with North Western Deanery, rotating through various hospitals in Preston, Chorley, Bolton, Stockport, Blackburn, Burnley and Wrightington. He obtained fellowship experience as a lower limb arthroplasty fellow in one of the most prestigious orthopaedic hospitals in the country (Wrightington Hospital). Wrightington Hospital is widely regarded as a centre of excellence for orthopaedic surgery.
The fellowship and the previous training have given him an excellent experience in a wide range of hip and knee surgery including complex revision arthroplasty. He has special interest in young adult hip problems, problematic metal on metal hip replacements and management of sports injuries. Mr Patel has a keen interest in research.
Through taught courses and research, he obtained two post graduate diploma qualifications and two masters qualifications, namely: - Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (G.B. & I.) - Diploma in Science of Sports Injuries (MMU) - MSc. In Science of Sports Injuries (MMU) - MSc. In Health Science and Practice (UCLAN). He has published widely on various topics related to trauma and orthopaedics. He also has numerous presentations at national and international level.
Mr Patel enjoys swimming, fell walking, cricket and reading. He and his wife (who is a training to be a GP) enjoy travelling. Mr Patel enjoys cooking, hoping that the meals are equally enjoyable to the diners!