MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Trauma and orthopaedics
Mr Datta gained experience in managing bone and soft tissue sarcoma as well as tertiary referrals for complex hip and knee pathology during this one year fellowship. He also built experience in the use of massive endoprosthesis in tumour surgery and for failed primary and revision arthroplasty. Mr Datta performed numerous cartilage transplants in this unit.
During this fellowship, at the UK’s largest centre for pelvic and acetabular trauma, Mr Datta gaining experience in the management of these complex fractures, as well as working in a level 1 trauma centre.
Mr Datta has worked for the Trust since January 2011. He has experience in general orthopaedics and all aspects of trauma surgery.
Mr Datta’s MD research thesis, ‘Changes in Paraspinal Muscle as a Result of Surgery and its Impact on Outcome’ was a collaborative project at Imperial College London between the musculoskeletal and neurosurgical departments. The research investigated muscle damage following spinal surgery as well as methods to reduce damage and improve outcome. Results were published in Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical journals.
Mr Datta has also conducted research into femoro-acetabular impingement following acetabular fractures, and has numerous publications in other areas of research as well as a chapter in the Stanmore Operative guide.