Mr Ashok Paul is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Manchester
I qualified in 1983 and obtained my FRCS in 1987. I became an Orthopaedic Registrar in 1988 and worked up until the end of 1991 as a Registrar. As a Registrar I worked at Trafford General Hospital, Wythenshawe Hospital, Ancoats Hospital, Booth Hall Hospital and Hope Hospital.
In 1992 I obtained a Senior Registrar Post and I worked in the Royal Preston Hospital for eight months. Thereafter, I spent sixteen months at Hope Hospital and Pendlebury. I also spent eight months as a Senior Registrar at North Manchester General Hospital, Ancoats Hospital and Booth Hall Hospital.
I also completed a six months fellowship in upper limb surgery at Wrightington Hospital before I was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in upper limb and knee surgery at the Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1994.
I have published over a hundred papers, several of which are on upper limb surgery, knee surgery, trauma and soft tissue tumours.
I have carried out in excess of 2,000 hip replacements, 2000 knee replacements and 15,000 key hole operations.
I have prepared over 10,000 medical reports, 20% Defence and 60% Plaintiff, of which 20% are joint instruction.
My Court hours exceed 100 hours.
I have over 14 years’ experience of preparing reports on medical negligence in relation to Orthopaedics, Trauma and Sarcoma.
Honorary Clinical Lecturer University of Manchester in Orthopaedics
Member of Expert Witness Society
Associate Member of British and European Hand Surgery Society
Member British Sports and Trauma Association
Member of the British Sarcoma Group