Mr Piers Page

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Piers_Page

Mr Piers Page is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon with an interest in complex and major trauma, military injuries and fragility fracture.

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Mr Page is an orthopaedic surgeon dedicated solely to trauma practice, having undertaken a post-CCT fellowship in Oxford subsequent to higher orthopaedic surgical training in the Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions.  He has served in the British Army in regular and reserve roles since 1998 and has experience of not just surgical care but also complex trauma rehabilitation of patients who have sustained injuries on operations or exercises around the world.  He has a keen interest in fragility fractures and attained his doctoral degree in 2019 for the evaluation of a novel implant for hip fracture fixation. He is Deputy Editor of BMJ Military Health, a primary editor for the Bone and Joint Journal and was awarded the British Orthopaedic Association’s Robert Jones medal in 2019.  He attained his Diploma in Legal Medicine with distinction in 2020.

Experience of giving evidence

Mr Page has provided personal injury reports to the Courts, Service Medical Boards and various tribunal and appeal panels.

Cases undertaken

Mr Page has extensive experience of personal injury reporting and the provision of specialised information relating to complex injuries and their rehabilitation.

Availability

Mr Page is available for face to face consultation in the South East or online consultation.

Specialist assessments offered

  • Personal injury
  • Complex and major trauma
  • Military injury

Qualifications & Professional memberships

FRCSEd(Tr & Orth)

MD

DLM

MPhil

MBBS

FHEA

Publications

Myatt A, Saleeb H, Robertson GAJ, Bourhill JK, Page PRJ, Wood AM. Management of Gustilo-Anderson IIIB open tibial fractures in adults-a systematic review. Br Med Bull. 2021 Jul 5. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldab013. Online ahead of print.

Bourget-Murray J, Page P, Penn-Barwell J. What’s Important: Postoperative Debriefings and Surgical Team Communication. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Jun 24. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.21.00252. Online ahead of print.

Jayatilaka ML, As-Sultany M, Gabr A, Thornton L, Graham S, Mason L, Farrar NG, Abdalla S, A’Court J, Allport J, Andrew S. Collaborative Overview of coronaVIrus impact on ORTHopaedic training in the UK (COVI-ORTH UK). The Surgeon. 2021 Mar 10.

Page PRJ, Poole WEC, Handley R. When is a new implant not a new implant? Moving goalposts and orthopaedic trauma device evaluation. Bone & Joint 360. 2021; 10(3):4-5.

Chan G, Hughes K, Barakat A, Edres K, da Assuncao R, Page P, et al. Inter- and Intraobserver reliability of the new AO/OTA classification of proximal femur fractures. Injury. 2021;52(6):21434-1437.

Page PRJ, Poole WEC, Shah K, Upadhyay PK. Short or long intramedullary devices for hip fracture? A systematic review of the evidence. J Orthop. 2020 Nov;22:377–82.

Page PRJ, Field MH, Vetharajan N, Smith A, Duggleby L, Cazzola D, et al. Incidence and predictive factors of problems after fixation of trochanteric hip fractures with sliding hip screw or intramedullary devices. Hip Int. 2020 Sep 14;1120700020959339.

Page PRJ, Moran CG. Ready for anything: considerations in emergency preparedness. J R Army Med Corps. British Medical Journal Publishing Group; 2019 Jan 24;:jramc–2018– 001129–2.

Breeze J, Page P, Smith GD, Langford CEJ. Dispatches from the editor: how can we responsibly harness social media to improve our military health journal? J R Army Med Corps. 2018 Nov 6;164(6):393–6.

Folkard SS, Bloomfield TD, Page PRJ, Wilson D, Ricketts DM, Rogers BA. Factors affecting planned return to work after trauma: A prospective descriptive qualitative and quantitative study. Injury. Dec 1;47(12):2664–70.

Page PRJ, Lord R, Jawad A, Dawe E, Stott P, Rogers B, et al. Changing trends in the management of intertrochanteric hip fractures – A single centre experience. Injury. 2016 Jul 1;47(7):1525–9.

Trickett RW, Rahman S, Page P, Pallister I. From guidelines to standards of care for open tibial fractures. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Sep;97(6):469–75.

Page PRJ, Trickett RW, Rahman SM, Walters A, Pinder LM, Brooks CJ, et al. The use of secure anonymised data linkage to determine changes in healthcare utilisation following severe open tibial fractures. Injury. 2015 Apr 24;46(7):1287–92.

Page P. Notes on gunshot fractures of the femur. J R Army Med Corps. 2014 Jun;160 Suppl 1(Suppl_1):i18–20.

Lucas PA, Page PRJ, Phillip RD, Bennett AN. The impact of genital trauma on wounded servicemen: Qualitative study. Injury. 2014 May 1;45(5):825–9.

Page PRJ, Granville-Chapman J, Sykes A, Rosell PAE. Ergonomic considerations for shoulder surgery in combat helicopter pilots. Shoulder & Elbow. 2011 Apr 19;3(2):127–9.

Page P. Trauma and terror – suicide bombs and their medical management. Trauma. 2011 Jan 6;13(1):17–21.

Quin AJ, Waldron R, Page P. Infant trauma. Trauma. 2010 Sep 30;12(4):211–9.

Eardley WGP, Page PRJ, Doorgakant A, Parker PJ. Self assessment in trauma & orthopaedics II. J R Army Med Corps. 2008 Dec;154(4):247–53.

Page P. Sepsis following laparotomy for trauma – don’t watch and wait. McGill Journal of Medicine. 2005 Sep 4;8(2):135–7.

Books

Trompeter AJ, PRJ Page, Sprott D, and A Qureshi. (2018) Key clinical topics in orthopaedic trauma. 1st Oxford: JP Medical.

Page PRJ, GJ Skinner, AH Shah, AGA Weir and N Eagles. (2018) Emergencies in Clinical Medicine. 2nd Oxford:OUP.

Page PRJ, JA Carr, WGP Eardley and K Porter. (2011) Success in medicine: clinical research 1st edn. Oxford: OUP.

Page PRJ and Skinner GJ. (2007) Emergencies in Clinical Medicine. 1st Oxford: OUP.

Book chapters

Page PRJ and R. Dhir. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty vs. hemiarthroplasty for complex proximal humeral fractures in older patients. In Sugand et al. 50 studies every orthopaedic surgeon should know. 1st Oxford: OUP (in production)

Page PRJ and J. Breeze. Suicide bombs. In Breeze et al. Ballistic Trauma. 4th edn. London: Springer; 2017. pp. 29-33

Weir A.G.A., Page P.R.J., Dheansa B.S. Comparison of Short-Term Surgical Outcomes

Between NHS and Private Sector Abdominoplasty Surgery. In Di Giuseppe A. & M Shiffman. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Abdomen. 1st edn. London, Springer; 2016. pp.

523-26.

Page, P.R.J. Bariatric trauma. In K. Porter, I. Greaves, & D. Burke. Key topics in trauma. 2nd Oxford: JP Medical; 2015.

Page, P.R.J. Non-accidental injury. In K. Porter, I. Greaves, & D. Burke. Key topics in trauma. 2nd Oxford: JP Medical; 2015.

Page, P.R.J. Progesterone. In K. Porter, I. Greaves, & D. Burke. Key topics in trauma. 2nd Oxford: JP Medical; 2015.

Page, P.R.J. The tertiary survey. In K. Porter, I. Greaves, & D. Burke. Key topics in trauma.

2nd edn. Oxford: JP Medical; 2015.

Page, P.R.J. Tranexamic acid. In K. Porter, I. Greaves, & D. Burke. Key topics in trauma. 2nd Oxford: JP Medical; 2015.

Page PRJ. Neurology. In Harrison. Revision Notes for MCEM Part A. 1st edn. Oxford: OUP; 2011. pp. 488-89

Page PRJ. Metabolic response to insult. In Harrison. Revision Notes for MCEM Part A. 1st edn. Oxford: OUP; 2011. pp. 465-74

Page PRJ. Suicide bombs. In Mahoney et al. Ryan’s Ballistic Trauma. 3rd edn. London: Springer; 2011. pp. 79-86

Page PRJ. Army Doctor. In Sanders S and Eccles S. So you want to be a brain surgeon? 3rd edn. Oxford: OUP; 2008. pp. 102-3

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