Having successfully completed his medical training in Liverpool, Mr Docker obtained his Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics and Trauma on the prestigious Oswestry Training Programme. He has previously worked as a consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the University Hospitals Birmingham Trust in the regional Trauma centre. In 2007 he was appointed to Worcester Acute Hospitals Trust working for the NHS based in Worcester and Kidderminster. He brings many skills from his previous posts with him to Worcestershire.
Since training in general Orthopaedics and Trauma surgery, he has undertaken fellowship training in primary and revision lower limb Arthroplasty surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, working with world-renowned surgeons.
Mr Docker is actively involved in research and has a specific interest in medical education. He has published academic papers on numerous orthopaedic subjects and is an advisor and author for the Oxford University Press.
He has received extensive training in current techniques for joint replacement surgery, including total hip replacement, hip resurfacing and hip revision. Knee surgery, total and partial knee replacement. He is up to date with current advice and thinking with regards to reduction of surgical complications, including infection and thromboembolism. He uses ODEP rated implants for total hip surgery and utilises the National Joint Registry.
Mr Dockers places great importance on the care, safety and wellbeing of every patient. He believes patients should actively be involved in decisions about their treatment and health.
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- Primary Hip and Knee replacement
- Resurfacing Hip replacement
- Unicompartmental Knee replacement