Chris Peach MBBS MD FRCS (Tr&Orth): Consultant Elbow and Shoulder Surgeon, Manchester University Foundation Trust

Chris Peach is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in treating disorders of the shoulder and the elbow and traumatic injuries of the entire upper limb. His expertise in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the shoulder and the elbow enables treatment of sporting injuries to ensure a satisfactory and rapid return to the desired activity. He is also able to offer arthroscopic surgery for other conditions affecting the shoulder and the elbow as well as joint replacement surgery.

Chris is a Consultant at Manchester University Foundation Trust, a large teaching hospital in Manchester.

His private consultations take place at the new state of the art OrthTeam Centre in Manchester, as well as at BMI The Alexandra Hospital, and the Spire Cheshire Hospital.

Chris graduated as a doctor from Imperial College School of Medicine and trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in London, Oxford and the North West. He spent two years undertaking a post-graduate research degree at the University of Oxford, having been awarded the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship and examined the genetic basis of Osteoarthritis of the shoulder.

Chris trained as a fellow in the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington Hospital under Mr Ian Trail, Mr Len Funk and Mr John Haines. He also was awarded the Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship and trained at the internationally recognised Northern General Hospital Upper Limb Unit with Mr David Stanley and Mr David Potter.

Chris travels frequently internationally to work collaboratively with surgeons as well as delivering invited lectures. He frequently is invited to visit the world renown Mayo Clinic in the United States, in recognition of his interests in elbow surgery, to work with Dr Shawn O’Driscoll who is recognised as a world leader in complex elbow surgery. In 2013 he was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society’s coveted North American Elbow Fellowship to further develop his experience in complex elbow surgery in the United States working with other leaders in the field. In 2016 he was awarded the inaugural British Elbow and Shoulder Society Copeland Travelling Fellowship and visited centres in South Africa.

Chris is a member of the council of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and is the Chairman of the research committee of the society. His scientific research interests at the University of Manchester currently focus on the development of new biomaterials for fracture and implant surgery. His clinical research drives the development of novel rapid rehabilitation techniques after surgery so that his patients recover as soon as possible.

Chris lives in Hale with his young family and in his spare time plays racquet sports and competes in triathlons.

Mr Chris Peach
Secretary: Shannon Rock
Telephone: 0161 447 6865
Email: shannon@shouldersandelbows.co.uk

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