Mr Paul Skinner
MB BS, FRCS
I have been a Consultant Trauma Orthopaedic Surgeon for over twenty years and am well respected in this field. I was appointed Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics for the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 1989. Prior to this I had been on the King's Surgical Rotation and also Locum Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia Perth Australia. I am a General Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a particular interest in joint replacement of hips, knees and shoulders.
I have an extensive practice in shoulder surgery, my main sub specialist interest. The surgery I undertake for the shoulder includes instability, impingement and joint replacement.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Paul Skinner at Spire include:
Orthopaedic surgery: Upper limb surgery, Shoulder surgery, Knee surgery, Hip surgery, Arthroscopy, Soft-tissue injuries: Chevron and Akin Osteotomy Extensive repair of muscle Metartarso-Phalangeal Cheilectomy MT Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Release of constriction of tendon Therapeutic arthroscopic operations
Royal College of Surgeons, England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow & Shoulder Society
Outcome studies of oxford uni-compartmental knee replacement and shoulder replacements. Long term audit of patients with hip fracture. The results of different approaches to the hip.
Clinical Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust between 2000 to 2010
I am married with three children. My main interests are golf, sailing, history and playing Bridge.