Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon




Hospital bases

Department of Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
(Wards 208 and 209),
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
EH16 4SU

Spire Murrayfield Hospital,
122 Corstorphine Road,
Edinburgh EH12

Current posts held :

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics,
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (since 1986)

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics and Trauma.
Edinburgh University (since 1988)

Education and Training

1965-1970 Sedbergh School, Sedbergh, Cumbria

1970-1975 Medical School, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1970-1970 Pre-Registration, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1972-1978 Basic Surgical Training Programme, North East of England

1978-1985 Orthopaedic Training Programme, North East of England

1982-1983 Harkness Fellow (Commonwealth Fund of New York) at Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, Minnesotta, USA

1985-1987 Lecturer in Orthopaedics & Trauma, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1987 to present Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

1989 to present Honorary Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics & Trauma,
University of Edinburgh


* MB, BS(with Honours), University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1975
* MD, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1986
* FRCS (London) 1979
* FRCS (Edinburgh) 1994 – without examination

Membership of Professional Societies

* British Orthopaedic Association
* British Orthopaedic Research Society
* British Association for Surgery of the Knee
* British Elbow and Shoulder Society
* Mayo Alumnus
* Harkness Fellow
* International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)

Teaching and Training

* Postgraduate teaching programme – organiser 2000 to 2005

* Intercollegiate Examination in Orthopaedics & Trauma (FRCS Orth & Trauma) –
   Examiner 1999 to present; local organiser for Clinical Examinations, Edinburgh – February 2004 


 For Mr Richard Nuttons complete CV please follow this link  CV RWN.pdf