Mr Davies treats a wide variety of conditions in paediatric orthopaedics. He provides clinical input into the Gait Laboratory at Ryegate, which is used extensively to characterise difficulties in gait, and hence optimise possible treatments. It is particularly useful in the planning of surgery for some children with Cerebral Palsy and in monitoring their progress and assessing outcomes.
Qualifications and training
– B.Sc. MB.ChB. FRCS(Lond). MD.
– Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
– Honorary Senior Lecturer Sheffield University Medical School
Geraint Davies qualified at Bristol Medical School in 1979, and was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sheffield Children’s Hospital in 1994.
His training was in numerous centres of excellence, including Oxford, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Oswestry, with a year’s Fellowship at the internationally renowned Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK), the British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery (BSCOS), the Skeletal Dysplasia Society and the British Society for Surgery in Cerebral Palsy, an association of members of BSCOS with an interest in treating chidren with this condition.
He is also a member of World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC), an organisation to promote orthopaedic care in developing countries.
Research and teaching
He has supervised a number of successful MSc. and more recently Sheffield University BmedSci students, who have all gone on to obtain excellent degrees.