I am a full time hip and knee arthroplasty surgeon with an interest in training and outcomes. I work on basic science topics with Newcastle University and clinical trials with the University of York.
Head of T&O Quality, Northumbria Healthcare, 2011 to date
Lead Clinician, National Logbook, Trauma and Orthopaedics – 2004 to date
Chair - UK In training exam (Trauma and Orthopaedics) - 2005 to date
British Orthopaedic Association Council - 2015 to 2017
Advisor on Quality to NHS Trusts
Visiting Professor, University of York
My research focuses on clinical outcomes and infection prevention, diagnosis and management.
GRANT AWARDS in 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017
Orthopaedic Research UK - 2000 patient study on CD64 as a marker for prosthetic joint replacement infection (chief investigator for clinical study)
Academic Health Science Network - NENC and Heraeus Medical - Spreading the use of high dose antibiotic cement to prevent infection following surgery for hip fracture (lead applicant)
Orthopaedic Research UK – “Developing the UKITE for trauma and orthopaedic education” (co-applicant)
Heraeus Medical GMBH - Investigation of NucB anti-biofilm role in joints (co-applicant)
Orthopaedic Research UK - "Dispersal of clinical biofilms from titanium and cobalt chrome surfaces using a novel marine nuclease” (chief investigator for clinical study)
Orthopaedic Research UK – “An interactive Musculoskeletal Dashboard to inform Best Practice” (co-applicant)
Academic Health Science Network - NENC - "Stop before your op" - smoking cessation (lead applicant)
Arthritis Research UK - Clinical Research Fellowship. CD64 as a diagnostic marker of Prosthetic joint infection (Supervisor - co-applicant)
3M - A randomised multicentre trial of 4000 patients comparing compression bandage after knee replacement to wool and crepe (KReBS) (chief investigator)
Orthopaedic Research UK – Vitamin D level and outcomes in patients undergoing elective arthroplasty (Supervisor - co-applicant)
CURRENT RESEARCH STUDENTS
Andrea Nicolas - MD Newcastle
Ramsay Refaie - PhD Newcastle
Martin Marsh - MD Newcastle
Alex Sims - PhD University of York
Tom Partridge - MD University of Durham
Haaris Iqbal - MD Newcastle
Puneet Tailor - MD Newcastle
Prateek Saxena - MD Newcastle
Jonathan Kent - MD University of York
For up to date publications, and statistics: click here
Trainer Trauma and Orthopaedics ST3-ST8
SSC project supervision
MD / PhD supervision - see "Research"
Chair of the UK In-training Exam (UKITE) for Trauma and Orthopaedics
- Reed MR. Google scholar. 2014.
- Sims AL, Farrier AJ, Reed MR, Sheldon TA. Thompson hemiarthroplasty versus modular unipolar implants for patients requiring hemiarthroplasty of the hip: A systematic review of the evidence. Bone and Joint Research 2017, 6(8), 506-513.