Education & training
General practitioners (GPs) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. They focus on the health of the whole person combining physical, psychological and social aspects of care. GPs provide routine health care (e.g., physical examinations, immunizations) and assess and treat many different conditions, including illnesses and injuries. They often have regular, long-term patients and provide ongoing medical care to both male and female patients in all age groups. Hip and Knee surgeon is a specialist who treat of knee and hip disorders includes sports injuries, fractures as well as degenerative conditions affecting the hip and the knee. Hip and Knee consultants are experts in the fields of complex revision hip surgery, hip fracture repairs and the fixation of pelvic and acetabular fractures, in the treatment of sports knee injuries and complex revision knee surgery. Hip and Knee surgeon offer a comprehensive range of specialist surgical interventions, including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscal and joint-surface (chondral) repairs, knee-realignment procedures (osteotomies), along with treatments for patellar instability and anterior knee pain. Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon specialises in acute injuries, congenital and acquired disorders and chronic arthritic or overuse conditions of the bones, joints and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves and muscles.
- Practice name Sheffield Children's Hospital
- Address Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TH
- City Sheffield, South Yorkshire