Department: Surgery and Anaesthesia
Speciality: Orthopaedic Surgery – Hand and Wrist
Neil Walker was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Aintree University Hospital after qualifying from the University of Glasgow in 1999.
Neil Walker was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Aintree University Hospital after qualifying from the University of Glasgow in 1999. Following early surgical training in Portsmouth, he completed Higher Specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the Edinburgh and Wessex deaneries, incorporating a 3-month trauma attachment, as the only British Orthopaedic Surgeon in an international surgical team, at Camp Bastion Military Hospital Afghanistan.
Towards the end of his training, Mr Walker completed a 6-month trauma fellowship under the aegis of Professor Matthew Costa and University Hospital Coventry. He successfully passed his final specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic examinations in 2013, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics). At the end of his Higher Specialist Training in 2015, Mr Walker was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training, allowing entry to the General Medical Council specialist register.
Mr Walker continued his training with an 18-month fellowship in Hand and Wrist surgery at the highly prestigious Wrightington Hospital, acknowledged as an Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence, learning the novel technique of Wide Awake Local Anaesthetic No Tourniquet (WALANT) Surgery, which he has incorporated into his consultant practice. In 2016, he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool.
Mr Walker has published extensively throughout his training, and has presented at both national and international meetings. He is committed to teaching and is an accredited ATLS instructor.
- Specialist management of Hand and Wrist surgical conditions
- Hand arthritis including joint replacement, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s contracture
- General trauma and acute upper limb fracture management.
Medical Secretary details:
Email - Carrie.Donnelly@aintree.nhs.uk
Telephone number - 0151 529 6378
BSc (Hons) MB ChB Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh MRCS (Ed) Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Postgraduate Certificate in Sports and Exercise Medicine
British Orthopaedic Association British Medical Association Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Society