Mr Andrew Roche

Mr Andrew Roche

Contact information

T: Secretary 0203 315 3104
E: andrew.roche@chelwest.nhs.uk

Service

Surgery

Specialities

Foot and Ankle Surgery/Reconstruction, Trauma Surgery/Reconstruction


Professional expertise

  • Care and treatment of all foot and ankle orthopaedic problems including non-traumatic disorders and sports injuries and fractures
  • Particular interest in sports related injuries/rehabilitation and reconstruction and deformity correction around the foot and ankle

Profile

Mr Roche qualified in Medicine at the University of Liverpool in 1999. His basic surgical training was in Queensland, Australia and Merseyside. He trained as a Specialist Registrar in Durham and Liverpool including specialist Orthopaedic units at Alder Hey hospital and The Royal Liverpool University Hospital. Mr Roche gained special recognition by winning regional and national awards for research presented to learned societies including the national prize for the best research presented at the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He developed his interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Reconstruction Surgery and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Tr & Orth) in 2010. Senior training and fellowships followed in 2011/2012 in Foot and Ankle/Sports Surgery with Mr. James Calder in London, treating many national and international athletes in rugby, football and athletics. His trauma/reconstruction training took him to The Rocky Mountain Trauma Centre, Denver, USA a large level 1 trauma centre and finally to Bristol Royal Infirmary an internationally renowned Limb Reconstruction Unit that excels in complex Foot and Ankle Surgery and Reconstruction Surgery led by Professor Roger Atkins. He completed a Masters degree (MSc) in Trauma Surgery, awarded by the University of Swansea in 2012. He started as a locum Consultant in The Royal Liverpool University Hospital but moved permanently to Chelsea and Westminster to take up a full-time position. Mr Roche has published in national and international peer-reviewed journals on education and anatomy, foot and ankle surgery and trauma. He actively authors research papers, chapters and invited expert reviews in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Reconstruction Surgery. He regularly attends national and international scientific meetings.

Other contributions

ATLS instructor


Qualifications

MBChB, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

GMC number

4638049

Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons, British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, British Medical Association Medical Protection Society