Mr Christopher Fetherston

Mr Christopher Fetherston

Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

I am a UK fellowship trained consultant orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in all aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery. A consultant since 2015, I have up to date training and experience in modern arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgical techniques. I can also help and advise with non-operative techniques where these may be more appropriate, such as injections and physiotherapy. I regularly attend courses and conferences in the UK and overseas, to keep up to date with the latest evidence, products and techniques.

I graduated from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Medical School in 2001. I was awarded an Army cadetship as a student, and went on to deploy on operational tours of Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone. I continue to serve in the Army, and have completed a Diploma in Trauma Surgery from the University of Swansea.

I trained in general orthopaedics as a registrar in the Wessex area, before undertaking specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery as a senior clinical fellow at Southampton General Hospital, and also the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. I have presented research projects at regional and national conferences, and have a number of abstracts published in journals, including work on the treatment of frozen shoulder.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher Fetherston at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Sub-acromial decompression
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Nerve decompression
  • Ligament/Tendon repair
  • Fracture fixation

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / RSCEng / 2013
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

Postgraduate Diploma / Swansea / 2013
Trauma Surgery

MRCS / RCSEng / 2007
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons

MBBS / London / 2001
Medicine and Surgery

BSC (Hons) / London / 1998

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Medical Association

Royal Society of Medicine

British Orthopaedic Association

Combined Services Orthopaedic Society

British Shoulder & Elbow Society

I have presented research projects at both regional and national conferences and have a number of reports and abstracts published in journals, including work on the treatment of frozen shoulder.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

When not at work I enjoy spending time with my young family, and like to keep fit by running and cycling.  I have previously played squash to a high level, but now enjoy an occasional game when the opportunity arises.  I am also an assistant leader for our local Scout Group.

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