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Mr Tim White

Mr Tim White

Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

QualificationsMBChB, BMedSci, MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth), FFT Ed

Member of:

  • British Medical Assosciation
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Assosciation
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society (UK & Ireland)
  • Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Assosciation

Clinical interests:

  • Joint, bone & muscle injuries
  • Joint, bone & muscle pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Orthopaedics
  • Trauma

Training & background:

Tim is a Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon specialising in acute injuries to joints, bones and muscles. He has been a consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for ten years, and is head of the Trauma Service, responsible for the care of 6,000 in-patients and 35,000 out-patients a year, suffering from a range of injuries to the arms, legs, spine and pelvis. Tim runs the Acute Knee Injury Clinic at the Royal Infirmary, where with one colleague he looks after all acute referrals from the Edinburgh region, as well as sub-specialist referrals from other orthopaedic consultants in the Lothians, the Borders, Fife, Perth and Dundee.  Tim regularly perform both arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgery to treat injuries to cartilages, bone and ligaments.  He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons and is the Director of several national and international courses, training other consultants and junior surgeons in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. Tim is also the author of numerous scientific papers, book chapters, and a best-selling text book on orthopaedic trauma.

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