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Mr. James Carmichael Mr. James Carmichael
B.Med.Sci., B.M., B.S., M.Sc.,
F.R.C.S. Tr. Orth.
Consultant in Foot, Ankle and Knee Surgery
01733 842309
07714 625692
Mr. James Carmichael
Mr. Emyr Chowdhury Mr. Emyr Chowdhury
B.Sc.(Hon). MB.ChB. FRCSG. FRCS (Tr & Orth). M.Phil.
Hip and Knee, Arthroplasty and Knee Arthroscopy
07887 752550 Mr. Emyr Chowdhury
Mr. Rupert Clifton Mr. Rupert Clifton
MB ChB, MSc (Orth Eng), MRCS
(Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Consultant Knee Surgeon
07791 013034
01778 348138
Mr. Rupert Clifton
Mr. Richard Hartley Mr. Richard Hartley
BMedSci(Hons), BM, BS, FRCSEd, FRCSEd(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Knee Surgeon
01733 842309
07714 625692
Mr. Richard Hartley
Mr. Gideon Heinert Mr. Gideon Heinert
BAHons, BM, BCh, MA Oxon, DPhil, FRCSEd (Tr & Orth)
Knee Surgery
01733 261717 Mr. Gideon Heinert
Mr. Jonathan Jones Mr. Jonathan Jones
B Sc. MB ChB MRCGP FRCS Ed (Tr. & Orth.)
Hand & Wrist Surgeon
01733 261717 Mr. Jonathan Jones
Mr. Ravi Kamath Mr. Ravi Kamath
MB BS, MS (Orth)
FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Foot and Ankle
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07714 625692
Mr. Ravi Kamath
Mr. Mark Latimer Mr. Mark Latimer
BA (Hons) MBBChir MA MEng MRCS (Eng) MRCS (Ed) FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Paediatric Orthopaedics Knee Surgery and Hip Arthroplasty
01733 842309 Mr. Mark Latimer
Mr. Araz Massraf Mr. Araz Massraf
MBChB Hons, FRCSI, FRCS
(Tr &Orth)
Hip Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, and Knee Arthroplasty
01733 842309
07714 625692
Mr. Araz Massraf
Mr. Andrew Mckee Mr. Andrew Mckee
BSc. MBBS, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr and Orth)
Hand & Wrist Surgeon
01733 261717
07714 625692
Mr. Andrew Mckee
Mr. Andrew White Mr. Andrew White
MA Oxon MBBChir Cantab FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Upper Limb Surgery
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Mr. Andrew White
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Mr. Mark Latimer
BA (Hons) MBBChir MA MEng MRCS (Eng) MRCS (Ed) FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Paediatric Orthopaedics Knee Surgery and Hip Arthroplasty

Career Objective

Since completing my house officer posts I have been focused on a career in orthopaedic surgery. I have completed excellent training, both as a basic surgical trainee in Cambridge, Norwich and East Grinstead, and subsequently as a higher specialist trainee in and around Cambridge. In addition to the general orthopaedic rotation, my training has been focused in the following areas:

  • Paediatric Orthopaedics: I enjoyed more than 3 years of dedicated paediatric orthopaedic training before being appointed as a Consultant. As a basic surgical trainee I worked for Professor Nick Clarke in Southampton, for David Conlan in Cambridge and Keith Tucker in Norwich. As a Higher Surgical Trainee I worked for Philip Edge in Bedford and again for David Conlan in Cambridge. On the Ingham Fellowship in Sydney I worked with all of the Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultants but perhaps most closely with Michael Bellemore and Professor David Little.
  • Hip and Knee Surgery: I have benefitted from more than 2 years of hip and knee training. As a Higher Surgical Trainee I worked for Matthew Porteous and Adrian August in Bury St Edmunds. For the last 2 years of my training I worked for Jai Chitnavis, Julian Owen, Professor Neil Rushton and Alastair Vince in Cambridge.
  • Trauma: Trauma has always played a strong part in my training. I gained an unparalleled experience in the management of paediatric trauma working in the tertiary referral Children's Hospital in Sydney.

Education Details

School:

July 1986 12 O Levels
July 1988 3 A-Levels and 2 S-Levels
The Perse School
Cambridge

University:

July 1992 BA (Hons) Engineering Economics and Management (2.1)
St Hugh's College, Oxford
July 1993 MEng
St Hugh's College, Oxford
July 1995 1 MB Exemption
St Hugh's College, Oxford
Dec 1997 MBBChir
Clare College, Cambridge

Post Graduate Exams:

June 2001 MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
March 2002 MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Nov 2007 FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Employment History

Fellowship Training

Date August 2007 - July 2008
Location Royal Alexandria Children's Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Consultants Dr Michael Bellemore
Professor David Little
Dr Paul Gibbons
Dr Mattias Axt

Higher Specialist Training

Date August 2005 - July 2007
Hospital Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Consultants Mr Alastair Vince (Hip and Knee)
Professor Neil Rushton and Mr David Conlan (Hip and Paediatrics)
Mr Julian Owen (Hip and Knee)
Mr Jai Chitnavis (Knee)
 
Date August 2004 - July 2005
Hospital West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
Consultants Mr Soren Sjolin and Mr Martin Wood (Hand and Upper Limb)
Mr Adrian August and Mr Matthew Porteous (Hip Arthoplasty)
 
Date August 2003 - July 2004
Hospital Bedford Hospital, Bedford
Consultants Mr Philip Edge (Paediatrics and Lower Limb)
Mr John Scott (Upper Limb)
 
Date August 2002 - July 2003
Hospital Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton
Consultants Mr Jay Sarkar (Foot and Ankle)
Mr Ravi Pandit (Hand)

Basic Surgery Training

Date February 2002 - July 2002
Specialty Plastic Surgery
Hospital Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead
Consultants Mr Mark Pickford and Mr T C Teo
 
Date August 2001 - January 2002
Specialty Trauma and Orthopaedics
Hospital Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich
Consultants Mr Peter Chapman and Mr Keith Tucker
 
Date February 2001 - July 2001
Specialty Trauma and Orthopaedics
Hospital Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Consultants Mr David Conlan and Mr Murray Matthewson
 
Date August 2000 - January 2001
Specialty Neurosurgery and Intensive Care
Hospital Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Consultants Mr Rodney Laing Mr Alan Waters and Professor David Menon
 
Date February 2000 - July 2000
Specialty Accident and Emergency Medicine
Hospital Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Consultants Mr Chris Maimaris Mr Howard Sheriff Dr Susan Robinson and Dr Gregor Campbell-Hewson
 
Date August 1999 - January 2000
Specialty General Surgery
Hospital Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingon, Cambridge
Consultants Mr Jan Gryf-Lowcowski
 
Date February 1999 - July 1999
Specialty Trauma and Orthopaedics
Hospital Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
Consultants Mr Nick Boeree and Professor Nick Clarke

Pre Registration House Officer

General Surgery Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
General Medicine Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingon, Cambridge

Additional Employment History

I have been fortunate to experience a wide range of jobs outside of medicine both prior to and during medical school. I have been employed as a laboratory technician, a fruit picker, an exclusive waiter, a hotel gardener, an engineering intern and an economics intern. I have worked on the black currant conveyor at Chivers' Jam Factory and served tea to the Queen at a Polo match in Windsor!

Publications

In Print

  • Loss of radiological alignment and intervertebral disc height after anterior cervical discectomy - N Haden, M Latimer, H Seeley and R Laing, Br J Neurosurg. (2005) 19(6) pp469-74
  • Stopping warfarin therapy is unnecessary for hand surgery - D Wallace, M Latimer and H Belcher, J Hand Surg [Br] 2004 Jun 29(3) pp203-5.
  • Measurement of outcome in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy treated surgically - M Latimer et al, Br J Neurosurg. (2002) 16(6) pp545-9.
  • A comparison of the inotropic effects of Milrinone and Piroximone - M Latimer et al, Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia (2001)4 pp32-35
  • Inotropic effects of Milrinone and Piroximone: a comparison - M Latimer et al, Brit J Anaesth (1995) 74(s2) p5
  • Enoximone potentiates the inotropic effects of β1 and β2 stimulation in atrial myocardium - J Hall and M Latimer, Cardiology (1990) 77(s3) pp14-20

Managerial and Leadership Skills

I have had many leadership roles through school, university, industry and throughout my medical career. I was Secretary of the Cambridge Orthopaedic Club in 2006. I am currently Clinical Tutor in Orthopaedics in Peterborough with responsibility for the training of our Higher Surgical Trainees.

Teaching Experience

Teaching is a great passion of mine. I take every available opportunity to be involved with teaching. I have had formal and informal roles teaching medical students and surgical trainees at every level. I have also been privileged to be invited to teach both nurses and physiotherapists.

I have been invited to be an Advance Trauma Life Support Instructor.

I have spent 6 years teaching medicine at Cambridge University Medical School:

Clinical Supervisor posts

2004 - 2005 St John's College, Cambridge
2002 - 2004 King's College, Cambridge
2000 - 2002 Newnham College, Cambridge

I sat on the curriculum committee of the Cambridge University Medical School.

I was an Examiner in the Final MB Examinations for Cambridge University Medical School in 2005 and 2006.

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