Mr Alasdair J A Santini MB ChB FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

About Alasdair Santini


MB ChB FRCS(Glasg) FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Alasdair Santini is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at The Royal Liverpool University and Broadgreen Hospitals, where he specialises in lower limb arthroplasty (hip and knee joint replacement), especially primary and revision knee arthroplasty, and arthroscopic surgery to the knee. He lives in Cheshire and is married with three sons.

He was educated at Gillsland Park Preparatory School and The Edinburgh Academy and then at The University of Sheffield where he gained his primary medical qualification. He is a fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He passed the intercollegiate exam in Orthopaedics and Trauma (FRCS Tr & Orth) in 2002 and gained entry to the specialist register in orthopaedics in February 2004. His higher training in orthopaedics was on the Mersey Orthopaedic Rotation and involved a year at Wrightington Hospital and a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow sponsored travelling fellowship to visit Dr Leo Whiteside in St Louis, USA. he was awarded a clinical excellence award in 2009 and a second award in 2011.

He is a member of the British Medical Association, British Orthopaedic Association and British Association for Surgery of the Knee. He was until recently the lead for Orthopaedic Infection Control for Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital and is the clinical lead for the lower limb sub-directorate group.

He runs the Speciality Skills Course in Orthopaedics for the Royal College of Surgeons, training junior surgeons for a career in orthopaedics. He has a number of publications and presents research regularly at meetings. He is president of the Grosvenor Orthopaedic Club.

Alasdair Santini was a keen fencer, having been captain of both school and university teams but currently keeps fit by running (having participated in the Great South Run), skiing and trying to remember to go to the gym regularly. He enjoys scuba diving and has the PADI advanced open water diver qualification. He enjoys hill-climbing especially ‘Munro-Bagging’ and is a lifetime ticket holder of seats at Murrayfield so he can follow Scotland’s rugby internationals.

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