Mr Nicholas Downing

Consultant Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon

MA(Cantab), BMBCh FRCS(Eng), FRCS(tr&Orth)

Professional Memberships

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Clinical Interests

  • Carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger fingers
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Ganglia
  • De Quervain’s disease

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

Qualified from Oxford Medical School in 1989. Consultant hand and orthopaedic surgeon at QMC Nottingham since 2002. Fellowship trained in hand surgery in Nottingham , Derby and Sydney, Australia. My clinical practice is entirely concerned with hand, wrist and peripheral nerve disorders.

I have been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) since 2012 and elected member of the Council of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (2015-2019).

I am a clinical teacher and trainer in Nottingham and have lectured widely on hand surgery topics including as international guest speaker at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Scandinavian Hand Society, World Congress of Hand Surgery and Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand. 

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