Area of Clinical Practice
Trauma & Orthopaedics
Hand & Wrist Surgery
Wrist Fractures, other wrist and hand injuries, orthopaedic education
FRCS, BOA, BESS, BSSH
Mr Brown is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in surgery to the wrist and hand, as well as to trauma to the upper limb. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with wrist trauma and the complications arising from wrist trauma. He also has an interest in treating arthritis of the wrist and hand, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and performs many small joint and wrist replacements. In addition, he has extensive experience in dealing with all aspect of hand surgery, including carpal tunnel, trigger fingers, Dupuytren’s disease and arthroscopic surgery.
As well as working within Liverpool Upper Limb Unit; Mr Brown is the Clinical Director of the Trauma & Orthopaedic Department at The Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, where he is also the Trusts’ Clinical Lead for Trauma.
Mr Brown is on the Education Faculty of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and is the Hand Tutor for both The Royal College and also The British Society for Surgery to the Hand, where he also sits on the Education Committee and Instructional Course Committee. He holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Education, awarded with distinction and also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice, also awarded with distinction.
Mr Brown regularly is invited to teach, both nationally and internationally, on various aspects of wrist and hand surgery, most particularly the management of distal radius fractures. He has given invited lectures to The British Hand Society, The British Orthopaedic Society, The International Orthopaedic Congress and The International Federation of Societies for Surgery to The Hand.
Mr Brown, graduated from The University of Manchester in 1992, underwent post-graduate training in Manchester and Merseyside and completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery with the Plastic Surgical Hand Unit at Whiston Hospital. He became a consultant in 2003.
He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, a member of The British Orthopaedic Association, The British Society for Surgery to the Hand and The British Elbow and Shoulder Society.
Mr Brown leads a strong multi-disciplinary team and works closely with Hand Therapists, Specialist Nurses, Radiologists, Neurophysiologists and Pathologists
MB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth), MA (Clin Ed)