Mr Nick Fernandez is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. He has wide experience in general orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty in shoulder surgery. Mr Fernandez is also an expert in lower limb surgery (knee, hip), trauma surgery and sports injuries.
Mr Nick Fernandez graduated from London University in 1976. After general surgical training, he passed FRCS in 1982. Subsequently, he undertook orthopaedic speciality training in some of the most renowned orthopaedic centres in the UK and passed FRCS Ed (Orth) in 1989.
Mr Fernandez worked 26 years as a Consultant in ORthopeadic and Trauma Surgery at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. He now consults and operates at the BMI The Winterbourne in Dorchester, BMI The Harbour in Poole and at Circle Hospital Reading.
Mr Fernandez offers a range of services to patients with upper and lower limb problems. He treats trauma injuries caused by sport or accidents and degenerative problems (arthritis). He also regularly performs joint replacement interventions (hips, knees and shoulders). Mr Fernandez is an expert in keyhole (arthroscopic) surgery as well and uses it to treat various shoulder and knee problems and carpal tunnel syndrome. Mr Fernandez is always up-to-date with the newest techniques and trends in orthopaedic surgery. He currently uses the latest surgical guidance systems for total knee replacement involving custom made cutting jigs made from 3D MRI scans.
Mr Fernandez is a member of the most eminent national professional bodies and has received four Clinical Excellence awards.