Tim qualified from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and Manchester University. He gained subspecialist training through an International Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship in Canada, and through a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Wrightington.  

He won the Sanofi Synthelabo Travelling Fellowship in 2002 and the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Travelling Fellowship Prize in 2003.

Tim is listed on the GMC Specialist Register for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery & his GMC Registration no. is 3680155.