Educational Lead


Name: Mr. Tosan Okoro


Academic titles: B.Sc, MBchB, PGCert, PhD, FRCS (Orth)


After completing a degree in Biochemistry at Kingston University (graduating with 1st Class Honours), Mr Okoro was one of the first students to undertake the graduate medical degree at Leicester Warwick Medical School, qualifying in 2004. He completed basic surgical training in the West Midlands where he developed an interest in Sports and Exercise medicine, working for 18months as an Assistant to the Club Doctor at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, whilst also working as a clinical research Fellow in Spine Surgery in Leicester. Mr Okoro was appointed to the Welsh Clinical Academic Training (WCAT) scheme as a Trauma and Orthopaedics Registrar in 2009 and obtained a PhD on ‘Optimising Patient Function following Total Hip Replacement’ at Bangor University in 2013. He has successfully completed his FRCS (Orth) examination and has also recently completed BOA and AOTrauma travelling Fellowships (EndoKlinik in Hamburg, and Hospital Das Clinicas, FMRP, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paolo, Brazil, respectively)

Research interest:

Since returning to clinical training, his research interests include assessment of trauma health outcomes (TRAFIC study). This has been evaluated with the aid of an AOUK grant and has been submitted for publication. He is also interested in the psychological evaluation of patients undergoing elective arthroplasty surgery as well as ahe impact of contact sports on the musculoskeletal system.

Completed projects with Welshbone:

SWOTs Faculty 2015, 2016

MedTaste Faculty 2016

Ongoing projects with WelshBone:

The use of the DRAM method for stratification of patients awaiting elective hip and knee arthroplasty

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