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Mr Brian Rooney
MBChB FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Knee Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4014036

LANGUAGES

english

About

Mr Brian Rooney graduated medicine from University of Glasgow in 1993. He undertook his specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in Tayside and Glasgow. Following that, he completed a specialist knee fellowship in a leading European knee surgery clinic in Grenoble in the French Alps, where the use of computer navigation in knee surgery was pioneered. 

He was appointed as a Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery at the Western Infirmary in Glasgow in 2005. He moved to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in 2015, where he has a practice as one of the specialist knee surgeons. Since his appointment, he has been involved in the advancement of computer navigation techniques for knee replacement surgery and the development of unicompartmental knee replacements for arthritis of the knee.

Mr Rooney specialises in all aspects of knee surgery, including arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction following sports injuries or trauma, surgery for patellar instability to treatments for arthritis including osteotomy, unicompartmental and total knee replacement.

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Medical Procedures

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Cruciate ligament reconstruction/Soft tissue knee surgery
  • Surgery for Patellar Instability
  • Total and Unicompartmental knee replacement surgery
  • Revision Total knee replacement surgery
  • Osteotomy around the knee

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Special Interests

  • ACL Injuries
  • Arthritis (Knee)
  • Patella (kneecap) Dislocation

Education

Primary Medical Qualification

MB ChB (1993) - University of Glasgow

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow

British Orthopaedic Association

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine