Dr Susan Alexander graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1996. Shen then went on to study her surgical training in London and then attended the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College of London, and completed a PhD in Molecular Biology. Her area of research focused on cartilage proteins and their response to mechanical injury.
Since 2000, she has worked with fellow London Shoulder Specialist surgeon Andrew Wallace in the development of innovative arthroscopic techniques and they have worked with many top-flight athletes.
Susan then decided to share the knowledge she has learned and completed a certificate in Adult Education. Susan then undertook her higher orthopaedic speciality training, she also achieved an MSc in Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the University of Strathclyde. She was appointed as Consultant in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the RNOH, in January 2013, which specialises in tertiary referrals from across the UK in a wide range of complex and unusual pathology including revision arthroplasty and complex instability. This job is affiliated with University College London and she has been awarded grants to develop a research program in shoulder surgery.
Primary Medical Qualification
MBBS Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School 1996
MRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of England 1999
C7307 Diploma in Adult Education City & Guilds 2003
PhD in Molecular Biology Imperial College, London 2005
FRCS Intercollegiate Surgical Specialty Board 2009
MSc in Applied Biomechanics University of Strathclyde 2011
Specialist Register entry date
Trauma and orthopaedic surgery From 31 Mar 2010
British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
Association of Medical Education in Europe