MBBS, BSc, DPhil, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Associate Professor & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
Optimising outcomes following upper limb injuries
Steve Gwilym is an academic clinician with specific interest in optimising the treatment of problems with the arm and shoulder. Professor Gwilym holds a number of research grants, investigating problems of the arm and shoulder including fractures (HUSH, PROFHER-2, AO upper limb outcomes), shoulder pain (SPIRIT) and tendon disease (CZI tendon seed).
Professor Gwilym graduated from University College, London in 2000 having previously obtained a First Class degree in Human Sciences, with a focus on the neurophysiology of pain. After basic surgical training in London and Oxford he entered specialist Orthopaedic training in Oxford in 2004. He was awarded a DPhil (PhD) from Oxford University for his thesis titled “Investigating the phenotype and mechanisms of chronic pain in musculoskeletal disease”.
During 2012 Stephen completed specialist fellowships in both Trauma, and Shoulder & Elbow surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia . He then travelled to numerous centres of excellence throughout Europe, as part of a British Elbow & Shoulder Society travelling Fellowship (BESS).