Lisa Leonard - Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Lisa Leonard

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon


All aspects of hand, wrist and elbow surgery.
Special interests in wrist arthroscopy, distal radius fractures and Dupuytren’s disease.
All types of hand and wrist trauma.

Current Posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon: Nuffield Hospital, Brighton
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon: Esperance Hospital, Eastbourne
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon: Horder Centre, Crowborough

Training and Qualifications

Qualified: 1993 - Cambridge and Birmingham Universities
Basic Surgical Training: North East
Orthopaedic Training: Wessex
Masters in Orthopaedic Engineering: 2002 Cardiff University
Fellowships: Hand Surgery, Oxford; AO Trauma, Harborview Trauma Centre, Seattle

Professional Interests

Local Service Development: Regional anaesthesia for hand surgery, the use of IT to improve/standardise clinical care.
Research: distal radius fractures, replacement of the wrist joint and wrist mechanics
Exploring: Journal reviewer for the British Hand Society website, best practice for distal radius fractures.
Teaching: National hand surgery and Trauma courses.

Personal Interests

Lisa is married to a Consultant in Acute Medicine. They have three boys. She enjoys running, cycling and walking in the hills as well as eating her husband's delicious food.