Mr David Rose

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Qualifications BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialty Orthopaedics

Specialist interest Arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder and elbow surgery; Rotator cuff problems, Frozen shoulder, Shoulder arthritis; Sports injuries.

Year of first medical qualification 2000

Current memberships Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Member of the British Orthopaedic Association; Member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

Clinic times By appointment.


Professional profile

Mr Rose is a UK trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in the treatment of shoulder and elbow problems. He qualified from the Royal Free and University College London Medical School in 2000, attaining the Gwendolen Lynn Prize in Surgery, and went on to complete orthopaedic specialist training on the South West Thames training rotation.

Mr Rose has undertaken fellowships at the Johns Hopkins Medical Centre, USA, the Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, Australia, and at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, during which time he has been fortunate enough to train under a number of world-renowned surgeons. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals, presented his work at international conferences and continues to be actively involved in research.

Mr Rose was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in 2014 and has a particular interest in arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder surgery.


Procedures undertaken

Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression;

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment;

Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management;

Elbow Arthroscopy;

Release of Stiff Elbow;

Rotator Cuff Surgery;

Shoulder Arthroplasty;

Shoulder Arthroscopy;

Shoulder Pain;

Shoulder Replacement Surgery;

Stabilisation of Unstable Elbows;

Trigger Finger Treatment;

Ulnar Nerve Release Surgery;

Trauma Surgery;

Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF).