Mr Nick Phillips

Mr Nick Phillips

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon

MA (Cantab), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Shoulder pain
  • Elbow pain
  • Tendon injuries
  • Instability/arthritis
  • Arthroscopic surgery

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I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice exclusively devoted to shoulder and elbow surgery.

I teach both doctors and physiotherapists at Salford University on the Orthopaedic Diploma course.

I am faculty on two national arthroscopic teaching courses for shoulder and elbow techniques, training fellow consultants as well as junior doctors in up-to-date surgical techniques in minimally invasive surgery.

General Medical Council Number: 3503953

Treatment information

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Shoulder surgery
Sports injury

MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS Eng / Royal Colleges of Surgeons / 1995
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

FRCS (Tr&Orth) / Royal Colleges of Surgeons / 2001
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

Professional leadership

Clinical Lead, University Hospital of South Manchester (2013-2016)

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon, University Hospital of South Manchester.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Salford.

I am married to Dione who is a practising musculoskeletal physiotherapist and we have three children, our oldest at Nottingham University. When I have time, I manage to keep fit at a local gym and run, as well as play golf.

I won a Full Blue playing for Cambridge University in football, which I am very proud of and was captain of the 2nd XI while an undergraduate.

During my Fellowship in Australia, I completed the Melbourne half marathon (1hr, 43mins).

Indirectly holds a 2.72% share in Didsbury MSK Limited, which owns the OrthTeam Centre.
Is a director and shareholder of OrthTeam Didsbury Limited which provides consultancy services to Didsbury MSK Limited for a fee of £500 per hour.
Private secretary Berghitta Denise
Private secretary telephone 0161 447 6873