Hospital of St John and Elizabeth, London


Calvert Fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery


Hospital of St John& St Elizabeth, London


Six months

Aimed at:

Post UK CCT or equivalent.

The candidate must be medically qualified, ideally with higher qualifications in orthopaedic surgery and have obtained full registration with the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom. At this stage, the post is not recognised by the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board for accredited specialist training in the United Kingdom. Candidates will need to show that they are covered by a suitable medical indemnity policy that covers the private sector.


The Calvert Fellowship was established in 2008 in memory of one of the founders of the Shoulder Unit, the late Mr Paul Calvert.

Paul was a dedicated shoulder surgeon with a passion for the teaching, training and development of shoulder surgery. He worked at the Shoulder Unit from 1991 until he passed away in 2004, and was well-known throughout London, the UK and internationally for his contributions to the orthopaedic surgical profession.

The post is clinically-based in a private practice environment and is intended to give candidates a wide exposure to current techniques in shoulder and elbow surgery, with a particular emphasis on arthroscopic surgery, though fracture fixation and joint replacement surgery are also commonly performed by the consultants in the Unit. You will work alongside two surgeons, Mr Philip Ahrens and Mr Andrew Wallace, who are supported by musculoskeletal radiologists, anaesthetists and physiotherapists.

Clinical Duties of Fellow: Extensive surgical exposure under consultant supervision. Supervised and supernumerary outpatients. Ward management of patients (with assistance of RMO). Collection of outcome scores in clinic. The post also entails an honorary contract at The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust which allows further hands on opportunities. There are no formal on-call duties associated with this post.

Research Duties of Fellow: Clinical research opportunities both via Imperial College and the Royal Free Hospital/UCL Partners.


Monica Deacy, Shoulder Unit Co-ordinator,

020 7806 4004

Closing date for 2017 candidates is 1 March 2017