Professor. Martyn Snow is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, which is 1 of only 5 purely Orthopaedic Hospitals in the country. Prof. Snow is a graduate of Edinburgh University and undertook his Registrar training in the Manchester region. He spent 18 months on fellowship in North America, 12 months in Halifax, Nova Scotia undertaking a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Sports Medicine Clinic of Nova Scotia. He subsequently spent 6 months at the Holand Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre in Toronto, gaining further experience in Shoulder and Knee surgery. In 2008 Prof Snow was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society North American travelling fellowship. This enabled him to spend a further 4 weeks visiting some of the worlds foremost shoulder surgeons in major centres such as New York, Los angeles, San Antonio and Houston.
Professor Snow has over 50 publications in various International medical journals, has written 2 book chapters on knee and shoulder injuries and has presented over 70 papers at various national and International meetings. In 2007 he was recognized by the European Trauma Society, and awarded a prize for the best scientific paper published that year.
In 2006 he completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University. Prof. Snow has since designed his own fixation device for use in ACL reconstruction, which is currently on sale world wide.
Professor Snow has a honorary chair in Chemical Engineering at The University of Birmingham and a honorary chair in Regenerative Medicine at Aston University. His current research interests include the use of stem cells for cartilage and tendon repair, Bone Marrow Concentrate, Platelet Rich Plasma and bone healing.
Prof. Snow is an invited faculty member on numerous national and international courses, teaching Surgeons the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery.
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