Alex Trompeter graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ medical school in 2003.
He completed his specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics in the South West Thames rotation in 2012. He won the Sir Walter Mercer Gold Medal for the FRCS examinations in 2011 by gaining the highest score nationally.
Alex undertook specialist fellowship training in trauma and limb reconstruction in the UK (Liverpool and Chertsey) and overseas (Calgary, Canada). He was awarded the Braun travelling fellowship to the Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, by the British Orthopaedic Association, and a travelling fellowship to the Oxford Bone Infection Unit by the British Limb Reconstruction Society.
Alex’s specific clinical interests are the management of complex fractures, bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening. He is fellowship trained in the Ilizarov technique and regularly performs circular frame surgery, working closely with plastic surgeons for many cases. He has a regular ortho-plastic-microbiology MDT clinic.
Alex is actively involved in education locally, nationally and internationally. He regularly teaches and lectures in his specialist areas. He currently is an AO advances faculty member, is the OTS Committee Member for Meetings and coordinates the region’s registrar trauma teaching. Alex is also actively involved in academic research.