Mr Paul Skinner

Orthopaedic Surgeon


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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.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Paul Skinner at Spire include:


Other treatments

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

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Orthopaedic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Arthroscopic shoulder surgery; Shoulder replacement and complex shoulder surgery; Arthroscopic knee surgery; Knee replacement; Primary hip replacement; Trauma.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons, England

British Orthopaedic Association

British Elbow & Shoulder Society

Research and publications

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.

Current NHS posts

Clinical Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust between 2000 to 2010

Personal profile

I am married with three children. My main interests are golf, sailing, history and playing Bridge.

Contact information

Telephone 0189 274 1150
Private secretary Sofia Ghebreab 0189 274 1154
Private secretary fax 0189 274 0046
Private secretary email