Mr Peter Brownson

Mr Peter Brownson

Consultant orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon
DM FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Elbow pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder pain
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Wednesday: 9.30am - 5pm
Thursday: 2pm - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 12pm

An initial consultation with Mr Peter Brownson is from £180.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Peter Brownson at Spire include:

Other treatments

Decompression for shoulder impingement, capsular release for frozen shoulder, arthroscopic shoulder repair for shoulder instability/dislocation, arthroscopy for acromioclavicular joint arthritis, sports shoulder injuries, treatment of tennis and golfers elbow syndrome

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Professional profile

After studying at Liverpool University and qualified in 1986. I was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1991, after which I undertook a period of orthopaedic research at Nottingham University. I continued my orthopaedic training in Nottingham, during which time I acquired extensive experience in trauma surgery working at the Queens Medical Centre (one of the busiest trauma hospitals in Europe with a worldwide reputation as a Centre of Excellence for trauma). My initial consultant post was at the University Hospital Aintree but subsequently moved to the Royal Liverpool Hospital where I worked in collaboration to develop the Liverpool Upper Limb Unit.

The unit has achieved an international reputation as a Centre for Excellence in the field of shoulder and elbow surgery and particularly with regards to arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery. As a result I have gained both national and international recognition as being at the forefront of arthroscopic (keyhole) surgical techniques. In recognition of this, I was awarded the Travelling Fellowship of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society in 2002.

I am Course Director of the Liverpool Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Course which is one of the largest arthroscopic shoulder surgery courses outside of the United States and also the Course Director of the AO Liverpool Shoulder and Elbow Trauma Course which was the first course of its type ever to be awarded AO recognition. I am regularly invited to lecture and carry out live surgical demonstrations at trauma and upper limb related courses across Europe, carrying out live surgical demonstrations of advanced arthroscopic shoulder surgery techniques.

I'm the Upper Limb Surgeon to Liverpool Football Club and also treat players from 3 other Premiership Football Clubs. In addition, I regularly contribute to articles in the national press.

General Medical Council Number: C3170878

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Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Liverpool University / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Ed) / Edinburgh / 1991
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

DM / Nottingham / 1994
Doctor of Medicine

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham / 1996
Inter-collegiate Fellowship (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Professional memberships

President Elect British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association

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Current NHS posts

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

Mr Brownson is married with two children. He enjoys sailing, cycling and skiing.

Contact information

Private secretary Miss Clare Vandewaal
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1860
Private secretary email
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