Mr Joseph Ring

Consultant Surgeon - Trauma and Orthopaedics

Telephone Number: 01204 390377

Professional Background

Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics), PGcertEd

Mr Joseph Ring is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who works at the Royal Bolton Hospital and the BMI Beaumont Hospital, Bolton. His specialist interest is surgery of the foot and ankle, and trauma surgery. His interest covers the whole spectrum of foot and ankle conditions and their operative and non-operative management. This includes arthritis, inflammatory conditions, pain, deformity and sports injuries of the fore- mid- and hindfoot, as well as the management of a range of foot and ankle trauma, both in the acute and chronic setting, both bony and soft tissue.

Mr Ring graduated from Manchester University in 2006 with his medical qualification and an additional intercalated BSc degree. After this he undertook his foundation and basic surgical training in the Midlands and Mersey, then returned to the North West to complete his higher surgical training in orthopaedics. During this training Mr Ring spent a year in Wrightington.

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 2016 and was awarded the certificate of completion of specialist surgical training (CCT) in 2017. Following this Mr Ring undertook two Post-CCT fellowships at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. One in foot and ankle surgery and one in trauma and limb reconstruction. Mr Ring was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Bolton Hospital in January 2019.

Special Interests and Research

Mr Ring is experienced in research and has a number of presentations and publications in foot and ankle and trauma surgery as well as patient safety and litigation which are all particular interests. This includes research looking at litigation in foot and ankle surgery, ankle replacements, foot and ankle trauma and the management of great toe arthritis.

Mr Ring has a keen interest in education and has experience of teaching of healthcare professionals of all levels and has post graduate qualifications to support this work. In addition, Mr Ring has an interest in providing the highest quality care through high quality medical leadership and has completed the British Orthopaedic Association National Fellowship and has obtained a Master’s level qualification in Strategic Leadership and Management.

Mr Joseph Ring 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.