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Mr Duncan Watkinson

Mr Duncan Watkinson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Practising at

Spire Portsmouth Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Duncan Watkinson at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Portsmouth Hospital

Other treatments

  • Elbow surgery

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Professional profile

My orthopaedic practice concentrates exclusively on conditions affecting the shoulder and elbow. I favour keyhole techniques where possible and now carry out more than three quarters of operations arthroscopically.

I now perform Platelet Rish Plasma (PRP) treatment in the out-patient department of Spire Portsmouth Hospital, allowing me to treat problems such as 'tennis elbow' without the need for surgical intervention.

I qualified as a doctor from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1992 and trained as a specialist surgeon on the Wessex Orthopaedic Rotation. I had the opportunity to develop my expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery by undertaking a fellowship in France with Professor Pascal Boileau, one of the world's leading shoulder and arthroscopic surgeons.

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery
Elbow surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Reverse geometry shoulder replacement. Tennis elbow. Sports injuries of the upper limb.

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Media Coverage

Dear doctor, I've had to stop playing tennis due to shoulder pain. Will resting help?

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association.
Royal College of Surgeons of England

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

My main interests outside of medicine are my family and sport. I played football and rugby for many years but have now hung up my boots. However I still enjoy windsurfing and the occasional game of tennis when time allows. I speak fluent French.

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Private contact details

Website http://www.elbowandshoulderspecialist.com
Private secretary Michele Murphy
Private secretary telephone 02392 352206
Private secretary fax 02392 352206
Private secretary email michele.murphy597@ntlworld.com

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