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Lisa Leonard

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Lisa Leonard - Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon

Contact details

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust:

Secretary: Tara Kirk
Phone: 01273 696955 ext 4258
Email: tara.kirk@nhs.net

Montefiore Hospital, Hove:

Secretary: Emma Edkins
Phone: 01273 828097
Email: emma.edkins@spirehealthcare.com or lisa.leonard@springgroup.org


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 Hand Surgeon:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Chief of Surgery
Consultant Hand Surgeon:
Montefiore Hospital, Hove

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: British Society for Surgery of the Hand Audit Committee member, National Hand Trauma service development, Distal Radius Fracture Guidelines National Committee member
Teaching: Examiner for the FRCS (T&O) examination

Personal Interests

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