Core Surgical Trainee Lead

Name: Mr Rob Whitham        

Academic Titles: MBBCh BSc (Hons) PGDip MRCS FHEA


Mr Rob Whitham is currently a Core Surgical Trainee in Severn Deanery, having undergone his undergraduate training at Cardiff University which included an intercalated degree in Anatomy. Rob then completed the Foundation Programme in South Wales and was the first Foundation Trainee Representative for WelshBone. He has an interest in medical education and improving medical students’ educational experience of Trauma and Orthopaedics in both clinical and non-clinical environments.


Completed projects with Welshbone:

Enhanced recovery programmes in lower limb hip and knee arthroplasty at a tertiary referral centre.The influence of bone cement contamination on surface roughness of HXLPE bearing surfaces.

Ongoing projects with WelshBone:

R3 cup does not have a high failure rate in conventional bearings.

Teaching experience with WelshBone:

SWOTS faculty 2015, 2016, 2017

CST Interview course faculty 2017

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