Mr A Murphy

Mr A Murphy Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special Interests:
Shoulder and elbow surgery (including advanced reconstructive arthroscopic procedures – keyhole surgery, joint replacement, sports injuries)
Knee surgery (arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, sports injuries)
Sports Injuries (surgical and non-surgical treatment)
Trauma surgery (bone, joint, tendon and ligament injuries)
Medicolegal reports (personal injury claims)

Membership of Professional Bodies:
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Trauma Association
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Medical Qualifications Obtained:
MBChB  MSc(SEM)  MFSEM(UK)  FRCSEd  FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Qualified in Medicine from University of Bristol in 1992
Surgical trainee in Bristol, Bath and Plymouth (1992-1998)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1998)
Higher Surgical trainee in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Southampton University Hospital and Wessex region (1998-2003)
Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons (2003)
Specialist Fellow in shoulder and elbow surgery, knee surgery and sports injuries, Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, Exeter (2003-2004)
Specialist Fellow in shoulder and trauma surgery, Southampton University Hospital (2004-2005)
Awarded Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / Ethicon Travelling Fellowship 2004
Awarded British Shoulder and Elbow Society European Travelling Fellow 2005
Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM), University College London 2005
Foundation Member of the UK Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine 2006
Honorary Fellow, School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter 2007

Teaching:
Since 2004 I have taught advanced arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder surgery to trainees and consultants on twice yearly national courses as a senior faculty member of the 'Watanabe Club'
Founding programme lead, lecturer and clinical co-ordinator of the UK’s first multi-disciplinary MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine, University of Exeter
Lecturer and examiner on MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine, University College London
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Regional Training Committee, Peninsula Deanery

Sports Medicine Posts:
Finish line physician, Hawaii Ironman Triathlon 1991
Medical and doping officer, British Triathlon Association 1992-2002
Team Physician, UK Triathlon team 1996-2002
Medical Director, Commonwealth Games Triathlon, Manchester 2002
Honorary Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Consultant to Plymouth Argyle FC, Plymouth Albion RFC and Plymouth Raiders pro basketball team

Secretary:
Mrs Janet King
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Derriford Hospital
Plymouth
PL6 8DH

Tel: 01752 763 872
Fax: 01752 763 747

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