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Mr Rish Parmar - Orthopaedics

Mr Rish Parmar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Lanacashire and Manchester who specialises in upper limb surgery.

Based at: Oaklands Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder surgery.


Academic background

Mr. Parmar graduated from the University of Manchester in 2000. He underwent postgraduate training in Manchester and Stoke prior to working in Sydney, Australia. He then completed his training in the North West of England, gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2010 and joined the Specialist Register in 2014.

He was awarded competitive specialist fellowships at three world renowned units: Wrightington, Liverpool Upper Limb and Trauma at the Royal Liverpool Hospital. This allowed him to gain further experience of complex upper limb conditions and to become familiar with many treatment options, utilising both arthroscopic (keyhole) and open techniques. He has since visited centres in Europe and North America to acquire new skills.

Mr Parmar is an enthusiastic teacher and has organised national trauma courses and been a regular instructor on the Advanced Trauma Life Support course for over ten years, having now progressed to training the trainers for this course.

He has ongoing research interests and has presented his work both nationally and internationally.

He maintains a medicolegal practice writing a number of reports annually and being a subeditor for the OPiL Bond Solon Training course.

Mr Parmar volunteered for a year as a consultant in Malawi and has been invited to present his experiences both nationally and internationally. Subsequently he has maintained an active interest in supporting orthopaedics in developing countries and has written chapters for textbooks specifically aimed at treating orthopaedic injuries in the austere environment. He is also a founding member of the Implants for Malawi fundraising group and the registered charity North West Orthopaedic Trauma Alliance for Africa.

Using this breadth of experience Mr Parmar aims to deliver patient focused care in treating a wide variety of upper limb conditions.


Professional Memberships

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Elbow & Shoulder Society

British Orthopaedic Association

British Medical Association

World Orthopaedic Concern

North West Orthopaedic Alliance for Africa (co-founder)

North West Upper Limb Group (Secretary)

Mersey Hand Group


NHS base

Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

01612 410 136