Mr Neil Walker

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Wirral, CH61 1AU

24 years of experience

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Orthopaedic Surgeon

Wirral, CH61 1AU

24 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

5.00

17 patient reviews

1 professional endorsement

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

13 of 47 total recommendations are for:

Carpal Tunnel Decompression

(8)

Arthritis (Hand)

(3)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

(2)

Other

(34)

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About

Mr Neil Walker is a double fellowship-trained consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist surgeon at Liverpool University Hospital, The Sefton Suite, Liverpool and Spire Murrayfield, Wirral. Mr Walker specialises in the management of hand and wrist conditions. He is available for consultations in the NHS (via a GP and the Choose and Book System) and in the private sector.

Neil Walker qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1999. Following early surgical training in Portsmouth and Plymouth, he completed Higher Specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the Edinburgh and Wessex deaneries, incorporating a 6-month trauma fellowship at University Hospital Coventry. He successfully passed his final specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic examinations in 2013, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics). He was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training by the General Medical Council in 2015.

He completed his training with an 18-month fellowship in Hand and Wrist surgery at the highly prestigious Wrightington Hospital, acknowledged as an Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence, learning the novel technique of Wide Awake Surgery. In 2016 he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool, and now works at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, following a merger of the acute adult hospitals in Liverpool.

Mr Walker was a Medical Officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps for 20 years, retiring in 2019. During his long military service he undertook operational tours to North Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Iraq and Afghanistan, which included a three month tour as the sole UK surgeon to Camp Bastion in 2009. This experience has been invaluable in his career as a trauma surgeon, representing training beyond that seen in the NHS.

Mr Walker has published extensively throughout his training, and has presented at both national and international meetings. He is committed to teaching and is an accredited ATLS instructor. He is also Course Director of the Basic Surgical Skills course at the MASTER Unit at Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, training the surgeons of the future.

Mr Walker has full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) and is on the Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an associate member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand​ (BSSH) and has full medical indemnity with the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS). Committed to confidentiality, he is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Finger Injury
  • Others

Subspecialties

  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

All conditions and treatments

  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Finger Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Trigger Finger

Registered with

General Medical Council

4614670

Qualifications

  

FRCS (Tr & Orth), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013

Postgraduate Certificate in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Cardiff Metropolitan University 2006

MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006

MB ChB, University of Glasgow 1999

BSc (Hons), University of Birmingham 1994


Member British Medical Association

Associate member British Society for Surgery of the Hnad

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £200
  • Follow-up appointment: £150

insurers

  • Healix
  • Simply Health
  • The Exeter
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • General Medical
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Norwich Union
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health
  • Cigna

Location

All locations

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

4.91

(34)

Specialist's working hours

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Reviews

All reviews
Carpal Tunnel Decompression (7)
Arthritis (Hand) (2)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (1)
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
Finger Injury (1)

17 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Excellent experience with Mr.Walker...One of the best doctors in his field..He views his patients with the same manner wether NHS or private...would highly recommend his services to anyone...

22 Mar 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Dupuytren’s Contracture

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Throughout the consultations and procedure I felt completely at ease. At the first consultation Mr Walker explained precisely how he would perform the procedure, the risks, the advantages and what to expect as after care. During the procedure, because I had chosen a nerve block anesthetic I was fully conscious, and Mr Walker constantly asked if I could "feel" anything going to lengths to ensure that I was comfortable and aware. He was most considerate throughout. The final consultation gave me absolute confidence that everything was good, albeit that I suffered a heavy nose bleed, dripping blood over his desk! So embarrassing, but he took it all in his confident stride. Overall I was much impressed with his confident professionalism

22 Mar 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Mr Walker was outstanding in his explanation of procedure and what it entailed On the day of procedure was reassuring and very professional The aftercare was also faultless

22 Mar 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Dupuytren’s Contracture

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Excellent experience. Kept fully informed. Well looked after and safe in theatre. Operation was successful and I’m now pain free. Would definitely recommend Mr Walker.

23 Feb 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Carpal Tunnel Decompression

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Mr Walker is a great surgeon who fixed my hand , He explained the surgery to me in great detail and I felt at ease , and now my life is so much for better especially in work as I use my hand dispensing medication every day . Cannot thank him enough !

16 Feb 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Arthritis (Hand)

Hand & Wrist Surgery

Osteoarthritis

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Everything clearly explained, extremely professional and the procedure was arranged quickly. I am a happy patient!

24 Jan 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Steroid Injection

Tendon Repair (Hand)

Tendon Injuries

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very friendly, put me at ease, explained the issue in full

19 Aug 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Finger Injury

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very professional, knowledgeable and experienced

06 Aug 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Trigger Finger

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Excellent in every way. Would not hesitate to recommend Mr Walker

23 Jul 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Carpal Tunnel Decompression

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very personable, fully explained procedure and achieved a good outcome.

17 Jan 2021

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Dupuytren’s Contracture

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Most endorsed treatments/conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Decompression (1)
Arthritis (Hand) (1)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (1)
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)

1 endorsement

Neil is an excellent colleague and is highly skilled in the management of hand and wrist disorders. After a recent thumb injury I sought his advice and was extremely impressed with the treatment I received.

04 Dec 2020

Endorsed for

Dupuytren's Contracture
Hand Fractures
Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
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Orthopaedic Surgery

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FAQ

What are Mr Neil Walker's reviews like?

Mr Neil Walker's overall patient rating is 5 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 17 reviews

What languages does Mr Neil Walker speak?

Mr Neil Walker speaks English

Where is Mr Neil Walker located?

Mr Neil Walker primarily practices at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral, located at Holmwood Drive Heswall, Wirral, United Kingdom, CH61 1AU
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