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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon McNicholas Mike

McNicholas Mike

Liverpool University Hospitals Broadgreen
Consultant Knee Surgeon
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Mike McNicholas is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Liverpool University Hospitals Broadgreen, where he has a regional referral elective knee surgery practice treating all aspects of soft tissue knee pathology and sports injuries, with arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction, articular cartilage resurfacing, osteotomy and primary partial, total and revision knee replacements. He has an Honorary Consultant contract in Manchester where he runs a NorthWest Regional Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation and Joint Preservation service for its 7 million population. He was trained in St Andrews, Manchester, Dundee, Inverness and Edinburgh and completed fellowships in Switzerland, America and Japan. In 2001, his first consultant post as a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon was at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust followed, in 2012 , at the Aintree University Hospital Regional Major Trauma Unit. He was elected President of the UK Biological Knee Society in 2020. He was Honorary Professor at the University of Salford 2006 to 2018, Honorary Senior Lecturer the University of Manchester since 2019 and Liverpool from 2014 to 2020 and a member of the University of Leeds EPSRC Optimising Knee Therapies Advisory Board since 2017. In the last 20 years he has performed over 1,200 knee replacement procedures, 7,000 arthroscopies and 1,700 knee ligament reconstructions. (*Figures correct June 2022.) He is a clinician advisor to NICE, associate editor and reviewer for several orthopaedic journals. He has written 16 book chapters, 24 Invited Editorials, over 49 peer reviewed publications, over 145 National and International Podium and over 100 Poster Presentations. He is faculty for train the trainer, training assessment in the clinical environment and advanced arthroscopy courses of the Royal College of Surgeons and regularly invited faculty at national and international joint preservation, ligament reconstruction and arthroplasty surgery meetings. He is involved in international collaborative clinical and basic science research, mainly related to knee disorders and has won awards for this. Current research interests include graphene and stem cell applications in knee injury; ligament reconstruction, osteotomy, cartilage repair and arthroplasty outcomes, including their effect on return to golfing and the treatment of focal articular cartilage defects and early arthritis using novel implants.