Trauma & Orthopaedics for the MRCS | 7— 8 September 2023


A two day comprehensive course utilising ORUK’s long standing experience in delivering highly successful and well regarded FRCS (Tr & Orth) courses to aid surgical trainees of all levels looking to pass the MRCS.

This course will provide an overview of the key components of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery which may be assessed as part of the MRCS. Including functional and clinical anatomy, critical conditions, clinical examination and current UK treatment guidelines, through the use of small seminar teaching and viva sessions.


Day 1 – clinical anatomy, clinical examination (part 1) and viva stations

Day 2 – key orthopaedic conditions, management guidelines, clinical examination (part 2) and viva stations


  • 18 spaces remaining
    Trauma & Orthopaedics for the MRCS | 7— 8 September 2023
    Location The Gordon Museum of Pathology


Mr Gareth Chan

T&O Registrar, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Gareth is currently on the KSS rotation and based at University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. He obtained his training number in 2018 as the top scoring candidate in the national recruitment process. Prior to this he trained at UCL Medical School, intercalating in musculoskeletal sciences at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and completed his academic foundation and core surgical training in Brighton. Gareth teaches widely on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

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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(07/09 at 07:30 AM ) Trauma & Orthopaedics for the MRCS | 7— 8 September 2023 - £250.00
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