Mr Suresh Thomas

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MRCSEd, MSc, FRCS(Tr & Orth), Fellow EBOT, PG Cert (Med Ed)

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • General Medical Council, UK

Clinical Interests

  • Lower Limb Arthroplasty (Hip and Knee replacements)
  • ArthroscopyGeneral Trauma.  

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Darlington Memorial Hospital

Personal profile

Mr Thomas is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust.

Training  - Mr Thomas did his higher surgical orthopaedic training in North East England. He then underwent further fellowship training in hip and knee replacements from the University of Toronto, the  prestigious centre for hip surgery, Wrightington and then the Golden Jubilee Hospital, Glasgow.

He was awarded the British Orthopaedic Association travelling fellowship to Endo-Klinik, Hamburg and University Hospital, Copenhagen, where he received training in hip / knee replacements and the rapid recovery programme.

Practice - Mr Thomas' clinical practice includes, management of lower limb disorders; including hip and knee replacements, knee meniscal injuries  and general trauma.

Others roles-  Mr Thomas has a keen interest in academic activities, and also actively involved in teaching and is a foundation programme tutor for junior doctors . He is a faculty member at  FRCS (Orth) preparatory courses.

Mr Thomas has numerous presentations at national and international meetings; including the British Orthopaedic  Association, European Orthopaedics, Canadian Orthopaedics  and American Academy, has several publications as first author and also co-authored an FRCS Orth book chapter.

 

Year qualified:

1996