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Knee, Soft Tissue and Arthroplasty Surgery

  
 Alex Anderson 

Mr Alex J Anderson

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth)

Mr Anderson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics. He is fellowship trained and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield. 

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2007.

rgh-tr.anderson.sec@nhs.net                01709 425302 

  
 Andrew Legg

Mr Andrew Legg

Qualifications: MBChB, BSc, MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Legg is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a specialist interest and fellowship training in knee surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2016.

rgh-tr.legg.sec@nhs.net                        01709 425302

  

Arthroplasty Surgery

  
 Saeed Ali 

Mr Saeed Ali

Qualifications: MBChB, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Ali as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in lower limb Arthroplasty, spine, and general Orthopaedics.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2003. 

rgh-tr.ali.sec@nhs.net                          01709 426338

  
 Stephen Blair 

Mr Stephen Blair

Qualifications: FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Blair is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in hip and knee replacement surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2007.

rgh-tr.blair.sec@nhs.net                        01709 424553

  
 Naren Garneti 

Mr Naren Garneti

Qualifications: MBBS, MSc(Trauma), MRCS, MCh(Orth), FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Mr Garneti is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in lower limb Arthroplasty and trauma.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2010.   

rgh-tr.garneti.sec@nhs.net                     01709 424761

  
 Kevin Wembridge 

Mr Kevin Wembridge

Qualifications: FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Wembridge is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee Arthroplasty (replacement). He is the Training Programme Director Trauma and Orthopaedics for Health Education England (HEE) Yorkshire and the Humber and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield. 

rgh-tr.wembridgesec@nhs.net               01709 424553

  

Foot and Ankle Surgery

  
 Ian Carmichael Cropped 

Mr Ian Carmichael

Qualifications: MB ChB, FRCS Ed, FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth), dipSEM (GB&I), fMFSEM

Mr Carmichael is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon whose interests include foot and ankle surgery, primary hip and knee arthroplasty, and soft tissue knee surgery. Since joining the Trust, Mr Carmichael has held roles such as Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Clinical Director, Director of Surgery and, Regional Clinical Lead for the Paediatric Surgery Network. 

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2008. 

rgh-tr.carmichael.sec@nhs.net                 01709 427365

  
 Steve Giles 

Mr Steve Giles

Qualifications: MB BS, FRCS Ed(Tr&Orth)

Mr Giles has been a Consultant since 2004. He has specialist training at Oswestry and fellowship training at Sheffield Children's Hospital. Areas of interest include general children's Orthopaedics, limb lengthening and reconstruction, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, adult foot and ankle surgery, including complex rheumatoid hindfoot and forefoot surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2004. 

rgh-tr.giles.sec@nhs.net                          01709 424554

  
 Sandeep Kapoor 

Mr Sandeep Kapoor

Qualifications:  MBBS, MS(Ortho), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Kapoor is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in foot and ankle surgery, lower limb trauma and reconstruction, and hip and knee Arthroplasty. 

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2009.

rgh-tr.kapoor.sec@nhs.net                     01709 424554

  
 Nikhil Nanaveti 

Mr Nikhil Nanavati

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth), MSc Orth Eng(Merit)

Mr Nanavati is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery and an additional qualification in Orthopaedic Engineering.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2021.   

rgh-tr.secretarytomrnanavati@nhs.net        01709 426338

  

Hand and Wrist Surgery

  
 Tim Halsey Crop

Mr Tim Halsey

Qualifications: MB ChB, MRCS(Eng), MFST(Ed), FRCS(Tr&Orth), Dip Hand Surg

Mr Halsey is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training and an additional qualification in hand surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2014.  

rgh-tr.halsey.sec@nhs.net                          01709 424579
  
 Alex Kotcheta

Mr Alex Kocheta

Qualifications: MBBS, MSc, FRCS, FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Mr Kocheta is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, having had fellowship-level training. He specialises in elective and traumatic hand and wrist conditions.

rgh-tr.kocheta.sec@nhs.net                       01709 424579

  
 Jayanth Paniker

Mr Jayanth Paniker

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCS, MSc(Tr&Orth), FRCS(Tr&Orth), Dip Hand Surg(Br)

Mr Paniker is a Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon. 

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2016. 

rgh-tr.secretaryto.mrpaniker@nhs.net       01709 425363

  

Orthopaedic Specialist

  
Roman Rocha Crop 

Mr Román Rocha Cáceres

Mr Rocha Cáceres is a UK Associate Specialist in General Orthopaedics who trained and qualified in Venezuela, with special interest in elective hip and knee surgery and traumatology.

rgh-tr.rocha.sec@nhs.net                        01709 424761

  

Paediatric Surgery

  
 Steve Giles 

Mr Steve Giles

Qualifications: MB BS, FRCS Ed(Tr&Orth)

Mr Giles has been a Consultant since 2004. He has specialist training at Oswestry and fellowship training at Sheffield Children's Hospital. Areas of interest include general children's Orthopaedics, limb lengthening and reconstruction, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, adult foot and ankle surgery, including complex rheumatoid hindfoot and forefoot surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2004. 

rgh-tr.giles.sec@nhs.net                          01709 424554

  

Upper Limb, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

  
  Richard Bryant

Mr Richard Bryant

Qualifications: MB BS, BSc(hons phys), MRCS(Ed), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Bryant is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training and a specialist interest in shoulder and elbow surgery.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 1998, becoming a Consultant in 2009.

rgh-tr.bryant.sec@nhs.net                     01709 427398  

  
Kingsley Paul Draviaraj 

Mr Kingsley Paul Draviaraj

Qualifications: MBBS, Dip Ortho, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Draviaraj is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon whose interests include all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery - both elective and trauma, key hole surgery for rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, sports injuries, shoulder dislocation, shoulder replacements, key hole operation for arthritis of the elbow and elbow replacements.

Joined The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust in 2010.  

rgh-tr.draviaraj.sec@nhs.net                 01709 427398

  

   Ward Management

  
 Lee White 

Lee White

Matron

Lee qualified as a Registered Nurse in May 2004. Prior to that, he had worked at the Trust as a Healthcare Support Worker since 2001. Lee secured a Ward Manager role in 2009 and became Matron for Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2013. 

Duties include managing both the Elective Orthopaedic Ward and the Trauma Ward, alongside the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic. 

  
 

Laura Roberts

Ward Manager for the Elective Orthopaedic Ward

Laura joined the Trust in 2005. While a large part of her responsibilities include leading the ward team and managing safety, Laura also works clinically on the ward.  

  
 Neil Brittain 

Neil Brittain

Ward Manager for Fitzwilliam

Neil has worked for the Trust in the Orthopaedic department since qualifying in 2003. The Orthopaedic department was his final placement as a student nurse and has always been his passion. Neil has worked in the elective and trauma pathways during his career; his current role is within Orthopaedic Trauma.

  
  Amanda Hobson Crop

Amanda Hobson

Deputy Departmental Manager

Amanda joined the Trust in 1997. Her duties include the management of the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic. 

  
  Charmaine Lait 

Charmaine Lait

Deputy Departmental Manager

Charmaine qualified in 1986; her first staff role was a Staff Nurse in Accident and Emergency. Charmaine transferred to the General Surgery and Orthopaedic Ward in 1987, which eventually became the Orthopaedic Trauma Ward. She made the move across to the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic in 2005 and is proud to work alongside Sister Amanda Hobson. 


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