Consultant Profile

Mr Brendan Fourie

Mr Brendan Fourie MBChB, MSc, FRCS (T&O)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
Special clinical interests:
  1. Arthroscopic Surgery including: rotator cuff disease and instability of the shoulder, elbow pathology
  2. Osteo and Rheumatoid arthritis of the upper limb
  3. Sports injuries of the upper limb
Research interests:

Soft tissue reconstruction around the shoulder

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Darlington Memorial Hospital, County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Shoulder and Elbow Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Lesley Portas
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary email address:
Monday afternoon
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Fourie was born in South Africa where he completed his basic medical training at the University of Cape Town.  He then relocated to the UK in 1997.

Mr Fourie's specialist orthopaedic training was completed here in the North East.  During this time he completed an MSc in Evidence Based Orthopaedics at the University of Teesside.  In order to gain further subspecialist training in upper limb surgery Mr Fourie spent a year on fellowship at the prestigious unit in Wrightington, six months of which was by appointment of the royal College of Surgeons of England.  This included sports injuries, soft tissue reconstruction and joint replacement.

Mr Fourie's NHS appointment is that of a consultant upper limb orthopaedic surgeon at Darlington Memorial Hospital where he also performs general trauma.

Personal profile:

Mr Fourie's main recreational activities include predominantly cycling and running with an occasional game of golf.

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Mr Brendan Fourie

Mr Brendan Fourie, Orthopaedic consultant, private hospital, north east, newcastle, durham, sunderland

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