Mr Cameron Hatrick

MA (Cantab), MB, BChir, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist Upper Limb and Shoulder Surgeon

Main Speciality

Orthopaedics

Sub Speciality

Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery
Injuries of the upper limb

Clinical interests

All aspects of arthroscopic (key hole) shoulder surgery including
ASAD, rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic stabilisation and release for frozen shoulder
Total shoulder replacement and fixation of shoulder fractures and ACJ dislocations
Tennis elbow and release of elbow contractures

Current memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)

Professional Profile

Mr Cameron Hatrick trained at Clare College, Cambridge and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London qualifying in 1990. He underwent Basic Surgical Training on the St Bartholomew’s rotation, London and then specialised in Orthopaedics on the South East Thames Orthopaedic rotation.

He undertook two fellowships in Sydney, Australia, sub-specialising in shoulder and hand surgery.

In November 1999 Mr Hatrick was awarded the Walter Mercer Gold Medal and the Arthur Edward Burton Memorial Prize for his performance in the Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery. The following year he was appointed as the British Orthopaedic Association ‘Young Ambassador’ to the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association at their annual congress.

In 2001 he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. He has developed a successful multi-disciplinary, ‘one-stop’ shoulder clinic based in Lewes Victoria Hospital.

Mr Cameron Hatrick was the Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre (SOTC) from its opening in 2006 until September 2009. Since September 2009 he has been the Lead Orthopaedic Consultant for BSUH and has overseen the growth of the department to 21 consultants, the acquisition of the SOTC by the Trust and the development of the Level 1 Trauma Unit.

Teaching and Training is a particular interest of his. He is a faculty member of the Watanabe Club, which runs regular shoulder arthroscopy courses around the UK introducing surgeons to arthroscopic shoulder surgery and teaching advanced techniques to established surgeons. He has lectured at international meetings and lectures regularly at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and on the South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation. He has set up and runs an annual open surgical skills course and, in 2005, he was appointed a Visiting Fellow at the Brighton University Faculty of Health in recognition of his contribution to post-graduate teaching.

Personal Profile

Mr Hatrick is married with three children and enjoys playing tennis (unfortunately being beaten by his 14yr old son!), dad's football, skiing (last trip to Kashmir), hiking on the Downs / in the Lakes / Snowdonia, sailing and windsurfing (fair-weather only nowadays!).

Financial Interests/Shares

Indirectly holds a 3.85% share in Montefiore House Limited, which owns Montefiore Hospital.

Part-Time Positions in Spire

Hospital Clinical Director. Paid £20,000 per annum. Duties include working with the Hospital Director, Matron and Spire Group Medical Director to provide clinical governance leadership, input in to operating processes and procedures and monitoring clinical outcomes.

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