Mr Martyn Snow

Mr. Martyn Snow is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, which is 1 of only 5 purely Orthopaedic Hospitals in the country. He is a graduate of Edinburgh University and undertook his Registrar training in the Manchester region. After completion of his training, he spent 18 months on fellowship in North America. He spent 12 months in Halifax, Nova Scotia, undertaking a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Sports Medicine Clinic of Nova Scotia. He subsequently spent 6 months at the Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre in Toronto, gaining further experience in Shoulder and Knee surgery.

He has over 30 publications in various International medical journals, has written 2 book chapters on knee and shoulder injuries and has presented over 50 papers at various national and International meetings. In 2007 he was recognized by the European Trauma Society, and awarded a prize for the best scientific paper published that year.

In 2006 he completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University. Mr. Snow has since designed his own fixation device for use in Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, which is currently in use worldwide.

Mr. Snow has a major interest in Cartilage and Sporting Injuries of the knee. He treats all aspects of cartilage injuries using the full spectrum of cartilage regeneration techniques. He regularly attends The International Cartilage Repair Society meetings where the latest developments and technologies from around the world are discussed. Mr. Snow is currently involved in exciting research at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. In combination with a group in Belgium he is attempting to regenerate cartilage by using patients own stem cells.