Personal profile

Michael Edwards is a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with broad experience in general and hand surgery. He is also an Oxford orthopaedic trainee and has extensive trauma and reconstructive surgery experience. Michael served with 34 Field Hospital in Basra March-June 2003.

Clinical Interests

  • Hands
  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Trauma
  • Total hip and knee replacements (cemented and uncemented)
  • Arthroscopic knee and hand surgery
  • Pyrocarbon MCP and PIP joint replacements
  • Advanced internal fixation techniques hand and wrist
  • External fixation and intramedullary long bone fixation

In Press

  • Media medical historian
  • Particular interest in battlefield pathology and surgical techniques
  • Medical presenter for National Geographic documentary series "The Perfect Weapon" 2008
  • Presenter/expert for “Mummy Forensics” series on History Channel 2008
  • Presenter/expert for “Ancient Discoveries” on History Channel 2008/9
  • Presenter/expert for “Inside the body of Henry V111” Flashback films April 2009
  • Presenter/expert for “Mythbusters - The Man in the Iron Mask” Parthenon films 2009

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • British Medical Association
  • Scientific Exploration Society

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