Paediatric orthopaedic FRCS (Orth) revision course | 19 — 20 January 2024


This two day paediatric orthopaedic revision course is designed for candidates taking the FRCS (Orth) examination, section 2 (vivas and clinicals) and is entirely hands-on/interactive.

The first day consists of vivas and spotter sessions involving spot diagnoses made on clinical images and radiographs; the second day is devoted to taking histories and examining paediatric patients. There are plenty of opportunities to test your paediatric orthopaedic knowledge, practise your exam technique, and clarify issues with an experienced faculty.

Faculty includes:

  • Miss Elizabeth Ashby, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenrbookes Hospital
  • Mr Pranai Buddhdev, Locum Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Broomfield & Addenbrooke’s Hospitals
  • Ms Jo Dartnell, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Mr Gavin Spence, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Evelina London Children’s Hospital & Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Mr Piers Mitchell, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Peterborough City Hospital
  • Ms Anna Bridgens, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Evelina London Children’s Hospital
  • Mr Anish Sanghrajka, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon,
  • Ms Kakra Wartemberg, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Mr Mariusz Chomicki, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Peterborough City Hospital
  • Ms Andrea Yeo, Paediatric Orthopaedic & Trauma Consultant, St George’s Hospital
  • Mr Craig Gerrand, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, stanmore



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Course convenors:

Mr Mark Latimer

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Mr M D Latimer BA (hons) MBBChir MA MEng MRCS (Eng) MRCS (Ed) FRCS (T&O)

Mr Latimer works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital and as an Hononorary Consultant at Peterborough and Broomfield Hospitals. He has a specialist interest in children’s orthopaedics, adult lower limb surgery and trauma surgery.

Before studying medicine he graduated from Oxford University with a Master’s degree in Engineering Economics and Management. He studied Pre-Clinical Medicine at Oxford and Clinical Medicine at Cambridge. He joined the East Anglian Orthopaedic Rotation in 2002.

He passed his FRCS (T&O) exams in 2007 and was selected for the prestigious Ingham Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in Sydney.

Past and present posts include:

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
  • Clinical Tutor in Orthopaedics
  • Chair of the EoE Children’s Surgery Forum
  • Advisor to the Cabinet Office
  • Clinical Supervisor at Newnham, St John’s and King’s Colleges
  • RCS College Tutor for Addenbrookes

Mr Latimer has published academic papers in numerous fields including cardiology, anaesthesia, plastic surgery, neurosurgery and of course orthopaedics!

Event details

 - £375.00