Hand Surgery FRCS (Tr & Orth) viva practice course | 3 April 2023


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


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, practice your exam technique, and clarify any issues with an experienced faculty.


19:00 Introduction
19:10 Mock vivas commence
21:15 Closing remarks & top tips from faculty
21:20 Close of course

Viva faculty:

Mr Sanil Ajwani, Consultant Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon, Northern Care Alliance

Mr Anand Arya, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Rishi Dhir, Consultant Upper Limb Surgeon, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Mr Amitava Dutta, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lewisham and Greenwich Healthcare Trust

Miss Yasmeen Khan, Locum Trauma and Orthopaedic Hand Consultant, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Ms Suan Khor, Locum Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Whittington Health Imperial College London

Mr Gavin Schaller, Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon, West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Delukshan Srikantharajah, Post CCT Fellow, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Andy Stone, Post CCT Fellow, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals

Mr Medhat Zekry, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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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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