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David Rose


Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Upper Limb Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder arthritis

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Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Spire Tunbridge Wells 


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 2013 and has a particular interest in arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder surgery.

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When not at work, Mr Rose relaxes by keeping fit, playing the piano and participating in sport, particularly cricket and golf.