Mr Phil Wykes

Consultant and Clinical Lead for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery - Orthopaedics

Telephone Number: 01204 390834

Professional Background

Mr Phil Wykes has been a consultant at the Royal Bolton Hospital since 2005.

He qualified from the University of Bristol Medical School in 1987. Following house jobs in the South West, he was a lecturer in anatomy at Manchester University for one year. He then underwent basic surgical training in the North West as well as a period in the Trauma Unit at Johannesburg Hospital, South Africa. He achieved his Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons and underwent higher specialist training in Orthopaedics in the North West. He was awarded the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2003 and received his certificate for completion of specialist training in 2005. He was appointed as a consultant in October 2005. During his training he visited several centres of excellence in the UK, France and North America in order to acquire expert skills in upper limb surgery. In particular he visited world experts in shoulder arthroscopy.

He continues to present and publish work on upper limb disorders at national and international conferences. He is also a fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association and a member of the British Society of Surgery of the Hand and the British Elbow and Shoulder Surgery Society.

Special Interests and Research

Clinical interests include:
- Upper limb surgery
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Shoulder replacement
- Elbow surgery and arthroscopy
- Hand and wrist surgery
- Upper limb trauma

Mr Phil Wykes works in the following services:

Orthopaedics

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department provides a range of musculoskeletal services, from orthopaedic medicine to complex surgery. We have established a centre of excellence, with a group of 11 consultants providing a general trauma service and appropriate specialisation in key areas.