Chris Oliver is a specialist consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, United Kingdom. The Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma unit in which he works is one of the busiest in the United Kingdom. His routine operating timetable involves surgery of the upper limb joints, with a large number of hand surgery procedures, particularly in the more complicated cases of hand trauma and hand diseases. Although he has a specialist trauma practice within the Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, he sees the whole range of orthopaedic diseases and have developed special interests in surgery of the upper limb and in accident and emergency surgery, together with reconstructive surgery following trauma.
Professor Oliver also prepares medical reports for the pursuer/plaintiff and defence. He undertakes medical negligence and personal injury work involving the musculoskeletal system including sports injuries, road traffic and industrial accidents.