Rob qualified from St Bartholomew's Medical School (London) in 2001. He completed his basic surgical training in the North West before being selected for specialist orthopaedic training on the Oswestry Orthopaedic Rotation in 2006.

As part of his specialist training, Rob spent six months training in cartilage reconstruction techniques and stem cell therapies. 

Following on from this, Rob received the BOSTAA (British Orthopaedic Sport Trauma and Arthroscopy Association) travelling fellowship in sports surgery, which enabled him to visit centres of excellence throughout the USA, and learn from leading knee surgeons. 
Rob’s NHS base is Wrightington Hospital, where he frequently manages complex cases referred from across the north of England.
Rob is listed on the GMC Specialist Register for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery & his GMC Registration no. is 6031311