Andrew Duckworth is currently finishing his training as a Specialty Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
He has just been appointed to the post of Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon within the department and will take up post in January 2018. His clinical interests are in trauma and upper limb surgery, with a focus on injuries around the elbow and wrist.
He was awarded his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2016 for his dissertation entitled Proximal Forearm Fractures: epidemiology, functional results and predictors of outcome. This included two prospective randomised controlled trials on the management of olecranon fractures.
His current research interests include clinical trials in orthopaedic trauma, patient reported outcome measures and health economic analysis. He has been involved with the MSc in clinical trials since the start of the course in 2013.