Children's orthopaedics is a surgical specialty, but most children we see do not need surgery;
and many parents and families are looking for answers rather than treatment:
A consultation with a children's orthopaedic surgeon is the best way to get the right information,
but some of the pages of this website might be helpful too.
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Mr Norman-Taylor trained at St Bartholomew's
Hospital London, qualifying as a doctor in 1988. He worked in London until 1993 when he passed the
Fellowship examinations for the Royal College of
Surgeons of England. He then spent 5 years in East Anglia, including a year of research at Cambridge
University, and passed the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedics.
The years 1999 and 2000 were spent in Melbourne and Toronto, where he specialised in children's orthopaedics. His first consultant job was in Bristol at the Royal Hospital for Children. He moved back to London in 2003.
In February 2023 Mr Norman-Taylor was guest speaker at The Focus CP RehaKIND in Dortmund, Germany. He spoke on Orthopaedic surgery in children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Mr Norman-Taylor has recently published Bony hip reconstruction for displaced hips in patients with cerebral palsy: Is postoperative immobilization indicated? John Amen, Oliver Perkins, Konstantinos Kafchitsas , Daniel Reed, Fabian Norman-Taylor, and Michail Kokkinakis. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics 2023
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