Consultant Profile

Mr Iain Packham

Mr Iain Packham BM BS BMedSci PgDip FRCS(Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
    • Upper limb surgery
Special clinical interests:

Shoulder arthroscopy, treatment of shoulder and clavicle dislocations and fractures, shoulder muscle/tendon injury and shoulder replacement.

Research interests:

Shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair, clavicle and humeral fractures and acromio-clavicular joint injuries.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedics and Trauma, North Bristol NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
1996 Nottingham
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Association of Surgery for the Knee (BASK)
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 9339980
Private secretary fax:
0117 973 8678
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Iain Packham has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bristol since 2007. His NHS practice is based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead and Frenchay Hospital.

Iain trained at Nottingham University before undertaking his basic surgical training and then specialist orthopaedic higher surgical training in the London region. He has undertaken Fellowships at the Cape Shoulder Institute, Cape Town and The Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Surgery, Sydney with a focus on the arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries.

Iain has an active research interest and has published articles on a number of subjects including sports injuries, joint replacement and hospital infection.

Personal profile:

Iain is married with two young sons. He maintains a keen sporting interest and has been involved competitively in a number of sports including athletics and rugby. He has international qualifications in sailing and Scuba diving and is a qualified ski instructor.

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Mr Iain Packham

Mr Iain Packham Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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