Mr Jaime Jos Candal-Couto, MBcHB(hons), BMSc(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Trauma& Ortho)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Lecturer

 

 

 

 

1: Contact :   07557 502092      info@upperlimbnorth.co.uk 

 

2:Summary of Current Employment:

 

      Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, Appointed December 2004. Specialist in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery.

      Honorary Lecturer, Teeside University, Appointed May 2007

      Lead of Upper Limb Service, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, Appointed 2011

      Audit & Governance Lead in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Wansbeck Hospital 2009-2011

      Admission Rights at Nuffield Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne since 2006

 

3: Previous Employment

 

      Specialist Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Northern Deanery 1999-2005. BOTA Linkman in Northern Deanery

      Fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, North Shore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand 2003-2004

      Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ramsay Health 2009-2011

 

 

 

4:Professional Qualifications

 

      BMSc (Pathlogy), 1st class Honours, Dundee, July 1992.

      MB ChB, with Honours, Dundee, July 1995.

      ATLS, Ashington, 1997.

      MRCS (England), London, December 1998.

      FRCS-Trauma& Orthopaedics, Cardiff, May 2003.

      Fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Auckland, June 2004.

      Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training: April 2005

 

5: Professional Memberships

General Medical Council (registration number: 42169790)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Orthopaedic Association

British Elbow & Shoulder Society

Medical Protection Society

 

6: RESEARCH

 

      Principal Investigator for PROFHER, DRAFFT and SOS clinical Trials in Northumbria

      Deputy Chief Investigator for PROFHER 2011 (2 months)

      Regular Reviewer of Shoulder and Elbow Journal

      CGP Corse completed

      Current Projects:

1.     Chief Investigator PROP Study (Northumbria): The Significance of Propionibacterium Acnes in Rotator Cuff Disease.

2.     Classification and Treatment of ACJ Dislocations

 

Publications (Papers and Abstracts):

 

1.      Jameson, S. S., James, P., Howcroft, D. W., Serrano-Pedraza, I., Rangan, A., Reed, M. R., & Candal-Couto, J. (2011). Venous thromboembolic events are rare after shoulder surgery: analysis of a national database. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 20(5), 764-770.

 

2.      Jameson, S., James, P., Reed, M., & Candal-Couto, J. (2011). COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING SHOULDER SURGERY–ANALYSIS USING NATIONAL HOSPITAL EPISODE STATISTICS. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 93(SUPP III), 292-293.

 

3.      Johnson-Lynn, S. E., & Candal-Couto, J. (2011). An unusual complication of the Mackenzie approach for a Copeland hemiarthroplasty. International journal of shoulder surgery, 5(2), 47.

 

4.      Johnson-Lynn, S. E., & Candal-Couto, J. (2011). Good Outcome Following Copeland Hemiarthroplasty for Acromegalic Arthropathy. Case Reports in Orthopedics, 2011.

 

5.      Johnson-Lynn, S. E., & Candal-Couto, J. (2011). Pectoralis major tendon as a guide to restoring humeral length during philos plating for proximal humerus fracture. Injury Extra, 42(9), 116.

 

6.      Luqmani R, Hennell S, Estrach C, Basher D, Birrell F, Bosworth A, Burke F, Callaghan C, Candal-Couto J, Fokke C, Goodson N, Homer D, Jackman J, Jeffreson P, Oliver S, Reed M, Sanz L, Stableford Z, Taylor P, Todd N, Warburton L, Washbrook C, Wilkinson M. (2009). British Society for Rheumatology and British Health Professionals in Rheumatology guideline for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (after the first 2 years). Rheumatology, 48(4), 436-439.

 

7.      Baker, P., Akra, G., Eardley, W., Candal-Couto, J., Liow, R., & Rangan, A. (2009). OUTCOMES FOLLOWING PHILOS PLATE FIXATION FOR PROXIMAL HUMERAL FRACTURES. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 91(SUPP I), 40-40.

 

8.      J Candal-Couto and T Astley. Anterior Glenoid Exposure with a Humeral Head Hook Retractor. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2008 November; 90(8): 696.

 

9.      Candal-Couto, J. J., Gamble, G., Astley, T., Rothwell, A., & Ball, C. (2008) THE NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SHOULDER ARTHROPLASTY REGISTER: A REPORT OF THE FIRST FOUR YEARS. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 94(SUPP II), 99-99.

 

10.    Candal-Couto, J. J., Gamble, G., Astley, T., Rothwell, A., & Ball, C. (2008). THE NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL ELBOW ARTHROPLASTY REGISTER: A REPORT OF ITS FIRST FOUR YEARS. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 90(SUPP II), 211-211.

 

11.    Mahadeva, D., Hazarika, S., Candal-Couto, J., Gibbons, C., & Sher, J. (2008). Shoulder dislocations in the 30–65 age group—Are we undertreating them?. Injury Extra, 39(5), 205.

 

12.    Baker, P., Akra, G., Candal-Couto, J., Liow, R., & Rangan, A. (2007). Outcomes following philos plate fixation for proximal humeral fractures. Injury Extra, 38(4), 134.

 

13.    Ahmad, M., Nanda, R., Bajwa, A. S., Candal-Couto, J., Green, S., & Hui, A. C. (2006). Biomechanical testing of locking compression plates: is distance between bone and implant significant?. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 88(SUPP III), 401-401.

 

14.    Candal-Couto, J. J., & Sher, J. L. (2007). The thenar motor branch during carpal tunnel decompression:the expert opinion. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 127(6), 431-434.

 

15.    Ahmad, M., Nanda, R., Bajwa, A. S., Candal-Couto, J., Green, S., & Hui, A. C. (2007). Biomechanical testing of the locking compression plate: when does the distance between bone and implant significantly reduce construct stability?. Injury, 38(3), 358-364.

 

16.    Mahadeva, D., Kwong, Y., & Candal-Couto, J. (2007). The Quality Of Internet Patient Based Information On Shoulder Replacements: A Cross Sectional Survey. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, 4(1).

 

17.    Kadakia, A. P., & Candal-Couto, J. (2007). Occult Monteggia fracture in an adult: A case report. Acta orthopaedica belgica, 73(3), 393.

 

18.    Kumar, V., Candal-Couto, J., & Rangan, A. (2006). Unusual presentation of a stress fracture of the scapula in a paraplegic associated with syringomyelia. Injury Extra, 37(4), 167-169.

 

19.    Kumar, V., Candal-Couto, J., & Rangan, A. (2006). Isolated avulsion fracture of the lesser tuberosity of the humerus associated with delayed axillary nerve neuropraxia. Injury Extra, 37(1), 31-33.

 

20.    Candal-Couto, J. J., McVie, J. L., Haslam, N., Innes, A. R., & Rushmer, J. (2005). Pre-operative analgesia for patients with femoral neck fractures using a modified fascia iliaca block technique. Injury, 36(4), 505-510.

 

21.    Candal-Couto, J. J., Burrow, D., Bromage, S., & Briggs, P. J. (2004). Instability of the tibio-fibular syndesmosis: have we been pulling in the wrong direction?. Injury, 35(8), 814-818.

 

22.    Candal-Couto, J. J., Williams, J. R., & Sanderson, P. L. (2005). Impaired forearm rotation after tension-band-wiring fixation of olecranon fractures: evaluation of the transcortical K-wire technique. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 19(7), 480-482.

 

23.    Candal-Couto, J. J., & Deehan, D. J. (2003). The accessory bands of Gracilis and Semitendinosus: an anatomical study. The Knee, 10(4), 325-328.

 

24.    Candal-Couto, J., Reed, M. R., & McCaskie, A. W. (2003). RESEARCH ACTIVITY IN A SPECIALIST TRAINING SCHEME: THE TRAINEES PERSPECTIVE. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 85(SUPP II), 179-179.

 

25.    Candal-Couto, J. J., McCaskie, A., Briggs, P. J., & Ledingham, S. (2001). The below elbow cast: a cause of median and radial nerve injury after coronary bypass surgery. Injury, 32(1), 78-79.

 

26.    Candal-Couto, J. J., Burrow, D., Bromage, S., & Briggs, P. J. (2003). INSTABILITY OF THE TIBIO-FIBULAR SYNDESMOSIS: HAVE WE BEEN PULLING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION?. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 85(SUPP III), 244-244.

 

27.    Candal-Couto, J. J., & Deehan, D. J. (2002). ANATOMICAL CONSIDERATIONS DURING GRACILIS AND SEMITENDINOSUS TENDON HARVESTING FOR ACL RECONSTRUCTION. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume, 84(SUPP III), 318-319.

 

28.    D'ARRIGO, C., CANDALCOUTO, J. J., Greer, M., Veale, D. J., & Woof, J. M. (1995). Human neutrophil Fc receptormediated adhesion under flow: a hollow fibre model of intravascular arrest. Clinical & Experimental Immunology, 100(1), 173-179.

 

7: TRAINING AND EDUCATION

 

      Organizer of Shoulder and Elbow Teaching Program for Specialist Trainees, Northern Deanery since 2009.

 

      Regularly involved in Training Specialist Trainees in Wansbeck Hospital

      Regularly Involved in the training of Extended Scope Practitioners in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in Northumbria Health Care NHS Trust

      Regular lectures to Local General Practitioners and Physiotherapists

      Hosted Overseas Fellow in shoulder and elbow surgery, 2008.

      Honorary Lecturer Teeside University:

            Examiner and regular teaching in MCh-Ortho program

            Examiner and regular teaching in Masters course in Shoulder Practice

 

      Recent Application to become FRCS-Trauma &Ortho submitted. Awaiting response

 

Course/ Meeting Organizer:

 

      BESS 2011, Newcastle (Organizing committee)

      Anatomy & Surgical Approaches MCh ortho Course,23-24 2011 Newcastle

      Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Arthrex), SpR and theatre Staff, December 2011

      Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Arthrex), SpR and theatre Staff ,December 2102

      Skills in Shoulder Surgery, A Corua, Spain (2010)

 

Member of Faculty in the following Courses:

 

      Synthes Surgical Approaches to Upper Limb Course, 20-21 Sept 2011

      RSCSEng, Shoulder Arthroscopy course 6-7 February 2011, London

      MCh Teaching Shoulder conditions            March 2011, Middlesbrough

      Synthes Innovations in Trauma may 2012 Coventry

      BOA- instructional lecture Sept 2012 Manchester

      Shoulder Athroscopy course September 2012, Gateshead

      World Sports Trauma Congress, lecture, October 2012 (Chair). London

      Norhumbria Shoulder Arthroplasty Course for theatre Staff (De Puy)

      Sheffield Summer university, de Puy (2010

      Connect: ESP training and Examination (certificate), Newcastle 2011

      AO Upper Limb Trauma, Middlesbrough (2009)

      Synthes Upper Limb Cadaveric Course, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (2009)

      Wrist cadaveric Course, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (2009)

      Darlington Upper Limb Fracture Course (2008 and 2009)

      North Tees Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (2007)

      FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) practice exam, yearly. Northern deanery.


Master Classes & Instructional Course Lectures Given:

 

      BESS 2011 (Newcastle): Complications of Proximal Humeral Fractures

      BOA 2012 (Manchester): Distal Humeral Fractures

      World Sports Trauma Congress 2012, London: Proximal Humeral fractures

      Sheffield Summer University, De Puy (2010): Lateral end of Clavicle Fractures

      Sheffield Summer university, de Puy (2010): Shoulder Arthroplasty for Trauma

      SOGACOT 2008 (A Corua,Spain): Management of Proximal Humeral Fractures

      SOGACOT 2008 (A Corua,Spain): Surgery for Shoulder and Elbow Tumours