Mr Iain Packham

Mr Iain Packham

Consultant Orthopaedics and Trauma
BM. BS, BMedSci, PgDip, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Iain Packham at Spire include:

Other treatments

Upper limb surgery, Sports injury, Elbow surgery

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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bristol since 2007. My NHS practice is based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead.

I trained at Nottingham University before undertaking my basic surgical training and then specialist orthopaedic higher surgical training in the London region. I have undertaken Fellowships at the Cape Shoulder Institute, Cape Town and The Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Surgery, Sydney with a focus on the arthroscopic treatment of sports injuries.

I have an active research interest and have published articles on a number of subjects including sports injuries, joint replacement and hospital infection.

This consultant owns 100% of the Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy equipment he uses.

Clinical Interests

Upper limb surgery
Sports injury
Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Shoulder arthroscopy, treatment of shoulder and clavicle dislocations and fractures, shoulder muscle/tendon injury and shoulder replacement.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 933 9980
Private secretary fax 0117 973 8678
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Association of Surgery for the Knee (BASK)
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedics and Trauma, North Bristol NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married with two sons. I maintain a keen sporting interest and have been involved competitively in a number of sports including athletics and rugby. I have international qualifications in sailing and Scuba diving and I am qualified ski instructor.

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