Online Hand Surgery FRCS (Orth) mock viva course


Target audience: Candidates preparing for the FRCS (Orth) examinations, and trainees who are in their earlier years of training and would like to gain viva preparation experience.


18:45 Registration and introduction
19:00 Mock vivas commence
21:30 Close of session

The Programme

This course is designed for candidates taking the FRCS (Orth) examination, part 2 and consists entirely of mock viva sessions. It will provide you with the opportunity to refine and test your hand knowledge, practise your exam technique, and clarify any issues with an experienced faculty.

Viva faculty include:

  • Mr Anand Arya, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mr Ajith Appuhamy, Fellow, District General Hospital, Nawalapitiya
  • Mr John Compson, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mr Amit Dutta, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lewisham & Greenwich Healthcare Trust
  • Mr Timothy Hardwick, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Western Sussex Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Miss Alexandra Hazlerigg, Consultant T&O Surgeon, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ms Suan Khor, Post-CCT Hand and Wrist Fellow, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Mohamed Imam, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ashford and St.Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Mr Gregory Packer,  Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon,  Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mr John Pradeep, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mr Simon Wimsey, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • Mr Medhat Zekry, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital
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Mr Rishi Dhir

Consultant Upper Limb Surgeon, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Mr Dhir trained for six years at Edinburgh medical school, achieving first class honours in an intercalated BSc in neurosciences and his primary medical degree. He subsequently trained in London from 2006 specialising in trauma and orthopaedics on the prestigious Royal London rotation, completing his training in September 2017. He has subsequently completed upper limb elective and trauma fellowships in Melbourne, Australia; Edinburgh and Wrightington.

He has a long-standing interest in teaching and has built a great reputation with a particular interest in techniques and FRCS strategies. He has developed this, being faculty on numerous courses including Wrightington, Oswestry, Southampton, Chesterfield, Queen’s, Royal College, Royal Medical Society and ORUK as well as convening his own courses at MRCS and FRCS level. He has been a lecturer for Barts Health, surgical tutor for Imperial College, Masters tutor for Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, anatomy demonstrator at St George’s and Imperial Hospital and OSCE examiner at finals level (Barts) as well as editor of Hamilton and Bailey surgery and published extensively. He has also written and produced the FRCS video series, Let’s Talk Dr and is a dynamic teacher, developing national and international courses and links.

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