Mike Walton

BMedSci, BMBS, MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth), MFSEM(UK)


Secretary - Tom Hewitt
01625 545072

tom@thearmclinic.com

Mike specialises in all aspects of shoulder surgery. He has a particular interest in advanced arthroscopic (keyhole) techniques for shoulder surgery and sports injuries.  He also specialises in joint replacement surgery of the shoulder including reverse shoulder replacement and revision surgery.

Mike developed an early interest in sport injuries and was awarded a Sports and Exercise Medicine Masters degree (with Merit) from the University of Bath. He afterwards travelled to Perth for sub-speciality fellowship training and to work with some of the world’s leading pioneers in tendon pathology at the University of Western Australia. 

He consults at HCA The Wilmslow Hospital, Spire Manchester Hospital & John Charnley Wing, Wrightington Hospital.

Mike has a specialist shoulder practice at the Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery at Wrightington NHS Hospital. He has developed a particular interest in complex shoulder instability and shoulder replacement surgery.

Mike is actively involved in research and has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented work both nationally and internationally.

He is currently involved in research projects assessing: complex shoulder dislocations in elite athletes; novel techniques for bone reconstruction in failed shoulder replacements; and optimal strategies for rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair.

Mike grew up in Manchester before attending Nottingham Medical School. He underwent higher surgical training on the Bristol Rotation and was awarded fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery in 2009.

Early in his career he developed an interest in sport injuries and was awarded a Masters degree with Merit from the University of Bath in Sports and Exercise Medicine. 

Mike travelled to Perth for sub-speciality fellowship training where he worked with some of the world's leading pioneers in tendon pathology at the University of Western Australia. He was involved in the management of elite athletes and soldiers and developed his keyhole and open surgery techniques. 

Mike is listed on the GMC Specialist Register for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery & his GMC Registration no. is 4717607

Mike specialises in all aspects of shoulder surgery.

He has a particular interest in advanced arthroscopic (keyhole) techniques for shoulder surgery and sports injuries.  

He also specialises in joint replacement surgery of the shoulder including total joint resurfacing, reverse shoulder replacement and revision surgery.