Chris Peach is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon and is a specialist in treating patients with disorders of the shoulder and the elbow. He is a NHS Consultant at the University Hospital of South Manchester.
Chris specialises in advanced keyhole (arthroscopic) surgical techniques to treat conditions affecting the shoulder and the elbow as well as open joint replacement surgery to treat arthritic conditions.
Chris treats his private patients at the Spire Manchester Hospital under the auspices of the Cheshire Shoulder and Elbow Clinic. His uses the most up to date Orthopaedic treatment and has an informative approach to patients to provide you with a full and thorough consultation and explanation of your Orthopaedic condition. With this information you should be able to make an informed decision on the treatment options and have best practice treatment at the Spire Manchester Hospital.
Chris trained in London and Oxford before moving to the North West and was awarded fellowships to train at internationally recognised Shoulder and Elbow Units in Sheffield and Wrightington in the UK as well as visiting surgeons in Europe and the United States. He has considerable experience in treating painful, arthritic, stiff and unstable elbow conditions and recently has been recognised for this by being selected to visit the highly respected Mayo Clinic in America. He is committed to furthering the development of elbow surgery and education in the UK and has recently become a founding member of the British Elbow Club. He is involved in training advanced shoulder arthroscopic skills on national training courses for young surgeons as well as working closely with the University of Manchester Medical School.
Chris has an active interest in the outcome of his treatments and analyses the outcomes of his surgery by collecting shoulder and elbow patient recorded outcome measures (PROMS) before and after surgery. He is also involved in research into shoulder and elbow conditions. He was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship into the genetic basis of shoulder arthritis and carried out research at the University of Oxford and was awarded his MD thesis. His current research interests are relating to treatment of the infected total elbow arthroplasty; outcome of synthetic ligament reconstruction of the elbow; platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy for elbow pain; prehabilitation for elective shoulder and elbow surgery; use of outcome scores in shoulder surgery. Chris continues to present his research at national and international scientific meetings, which enables him to be at the forefront of shoulder and elbow surgery.