About Mr David Goodier
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sub-specialties: Limb Reconstruction, Orthopaedics, Lower Limb Fracture Treatment, Knee.
Mr David Goodier is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at OneWelbeck Orthopaedics. Mr Goodier is widely-respected for his pioneering work on limb reconstruction and deformity correction treatment, using new techniques such as the llizarov frame and Taylor spatial frame.
Areas of Expertise
Mr David Goodier performs a range of treatments, including:
- Complex fractures of the limbs
- Limb reconstruction surgery and techniques
- Ilizarov frame
- Taylor spatial frame
- Precise nail
Some of the most common conditions he treats are:
- Limb lengthening
- Non-union fractures
- The Ilizarov technique
About Mr David Goodier
Mr Goodier is widely-respected for his pioneering work on limb reconstruction and deformity correction treatment, using new techniques such as the llizarov frame and Taylor spatial frame.
For many years, he was the lead consultant for trauma orthopaedics at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and spent his last three years there as head of department. He is the current president of British Limb Reconstruction Society.
Mr Goodier was for 10 years on the examination board for the FRCS (Tr&Orth) final fellowship examination, regularly examining the next generation of world-class orthopaedic surgeons. He also lectures frequently on national and international trauma courses and regularly teaches the techniques he pioneers, worldwide.
Mr David Goodier (MB BS FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Orth)), qualified from the Royal London Hospital, In 1985. As the home of the first medically staffed helicopter emergency service in the UK, Mr Goodier spent 15 years of his career working mostly with severely injured patients. Today, The Royal London Hospital remains the busiest centre for polytrauma in the UK.
This unique wealth of experience led to his expertise in managing problem fractures, including complex fracture patterns, non-unions, multiple injuries and infected fractures.
During his training, Mr Goodier took up posts at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, St Georges Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Colchester, Croydon and Newham, in additional to three month post to a trauma centre in Germany.
Following his training, he was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at The Royal London Hospital, in 1996.
While at The Royal London Hopistal, Mr Goodier’s reputation in complex trauma saw him receive referrals from all over the UK, for patients whose cases were deemed too complex to be dealt with elsewhere, or who had undergone surgeries that had ‘gone wrong’.
This led to him developing techniques in limb salvage surgery, and then travelling to the Ilizarov Institute in Siberia, twice, to review the techniques being utilised there.
Mr Goodier is advanced trauma life support instructor and actively involved in lecturing, including on national and international trauma courses and the Annual BLRS deformity correction course. He also teaches regularly on llizarov techniques and ATLS courses.
- British Orthopaedic Association
- British Limb Reconstruction Society
- British Trauma Society
- London Sportswise
- British Medical Association
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