Mr Christopher Fetherston

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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


Specialises in

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.

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Treatment information

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

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

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

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Medico-legal
Osteoarthritis
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

Qualification and professional memberships

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
Physiology


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

Research and publications

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.

Current NHS posts

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

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.

Contact information

Telephone Self-pay 0239 280 9455
Private secretary Suzanne Englezos
Private secretary telephone 023 9226 8558
Private secretary fax 023 9226 5668
Private secretary email suzanne.englezos@medicalsecretary.me.uk