Professor Martyn Snow

Professor Martyn Snow

MBchB, MSc, MRCS, FRCS (Trauma&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

25 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Just to say a big thank you for my new knee! it has made such a difference.“
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Subspecialties

  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4449876
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    Practices worked at

    The Woodlands Suite

    The Woodlands Suite Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B31 2AP
    58 reviews

    The Droitwich Spa Hospital

    St Andrews Rd, Droitwich Spa, United Kingdom, WR9 8DN
    44 reviews

    About

    Professor Martyn Snow is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, which is 1 of only 5 purely Orthopaedic Hospitals in the country. His undergraduate medical training was completed at University of Edinburgh and his specialist training in the Manchester region. Additionally, he spent 18 months on a fellowship in North America including 12 months undertaking a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Sports Medicine Clinic of Nova Scotia. He gained further experience in shoulder and knee surgery by spending 6 months at the Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre in Toronto. In 2008 Prof. Snow was awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society - North American travelling fellowship, visiting leading shoulder surgeons across America. In 2018 he was also awarded the ESSKA/APKAS travelling fellowship, visisting centres across Asia and Australia. 

    Professor Snow is heavily involved in research, having published over 60 papers in various international medical journals and written 6 book chapters on knee and shoulder injuries. He regularly presents papers at various national and international meetings.  His current research grant awards are in excess of £3,000,000. His interests involves the use of stem cells for cartilage and tendon repair, bone marrow concentrate, and osteotomy.

    In 2006, he completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University and has since designed his own fixation device for use in ACL reconstruction, which is currently on sale worldwide. In addition,  he is an invited faculty member on numerous national and international courses, teaching surgeons the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • ACL reconstruction
    • Cartilage repair
    • Ligament reconstruction
    • Osteotomy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patella stabilisation
    • Patella realignment
    • Shoulder stabilisation
    • Meniscal repair
    • Meniscal transplantation
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Reverse Shoulder Replacent
    • Impingement surgery
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Tendonitis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports injuries
    • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

     

    • All aspects of shoulder surgery 
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Rotator cuff injuries
    • Shoulder replacement
    • Arthritis
    • Sports injury of the knee
    • ACL / PCL reconstruction
    • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

    Procedures

    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • Knee Preservation Surgery
    • Knee Replacement
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Meniscus Tear Surgery
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patella Realignment
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement
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    Special interests

    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Knee Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • The Young Knee
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
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    Education

    Education:

    • MB ChB (1997) - University of Edinburgh

    Memberships:

    • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • International Cartilage Repair Society - Education committee member.
    • European Society Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy
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    Reviews

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    5
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    (5/5)
    Just to say a big thank you for my new knee! it has made such a difference.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Thank you Professor Snow for taking care of me. You are not just a truly remarkable doctor with professionalism and skills but also a very kind, caring and understanding person.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dear Mr Snow, I send you and your team a big thank you for your care and attention of my shoulder repair and wish you the very best for the future.
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