Mr Gary Mundy - Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, LLM, FRCS (Trauma & Orth) FRCS, FRCSEd, FRCSGlasg, Diploma Sports and Exercise Medicine
Gary Mundy is based at Northampton General Hospital, where he is the clinical director for the trauma and orthopaedic department. He also undertakes both NHS and private practice at the BMI Three Shires Hospital in Northampton, and the Ramsay NHS Treatment Centre in Banbury.
Mr Mundy qualified from the University of Manchester in 1996 and completed basic surgical training in the East Midlands. He achieved membership of three royal surgical colleges – London, Glasgow and Edinburgh in 2000.
His specialist orthopaedic training was on the Mid Trent training programme. He passed the intercollegiate board examination in Orthopaedics in 2008 and in the same year obtained a diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Bath. He is a corresponding fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.
For the final year of his training Mr Mundy undertook a senior fellowship in joint replacement surgery at world renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore in London. This fellowship enabled him to develop expertise in all aspects of joint replacement surgery including complex primary reconstruction, rheumatoid surgery, hip resurfacing, and the demanding techniques needed to undertake revision hip and knee joint replacement surgery. He also learnt the techniques of massive prostheses for tumour and limb salvage which he uses in his metastatic tumour and trauma practice at Northampton.
He was appointed as a consultant revision hip and knee specialist surgeon in 2010. He has significant experience in joint replacement surgery having undertaken over 2000 primary joint replacements and 300 revision (redo) joint replacements and is the senior revision surgeon based in Northampton. He undertakes revision knee and hip replacements on patients with worn or infected joint replacements for example and has a wealth of experience of treating patients whom have sustained a fracture around their hip or knee replacements – known as a periprosthetic fracture. In 2016 along with colleagues in Leicester and Kettering he was instrumental in setting up the East Midlands South Orthopaedic Network (EMSSON) The network of revision surgeons from Leicester, Kettering and Northampton and an infectious diseases consultant meet weekly to discuss complex hip and knee related problems in the region.
He also has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal tumours and is the musculoskeletal/metastatic tumour lead at Northampton. He established a two week wait soft tissue/ sarcoma referral clinic at Northampton General hospital in 2011 which is now part of the East Midlands Sarcoma network. He has a weekly soft tissue sarcoma referral clinic at Northampton General Hospital and treats benign soft tissue swellings such as lipomas. He undertakes complex joint replacements including proximal femoral replacements and distal femoral replacements for those patients with metastatic tumours, as well as offering prophylactic fixation. This involves close working with the oncology department.
Mr. Mundy is a Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association. He is a member of the British Hip Society, British Association for Surgery of the Knee, British Patellofemoral society and the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society. He is a corresponding fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine and an international member of the American Hip and Knee Society and American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
As well as providing a comprehensive elective practice in hip and knee pathology, soft tissue lumps and bumps, Mr Mundy has a keen interest in lower limb trauma. He has a regular trauma practice at Northampton General hospital and is a faculty member on the AO national operative fracture management course.
His other interests include medical law and he was awarded with distinction a Masters degree in Medical law and Ethics from De Montfort University in 2020. He is a member of the Medico-Legal Society.
Outside of work he has a busy family life with three children, enjoys watching rugby, walking and is trying to learn how to play the piano.
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Mr Gary M Mundy
- BMI Three Shires Northampton
- Ramsay Treatment Centre, Banbury
- Primary + Revision Hip replacement
- Primary + Revision Knee Replacement
- Sports injuries
- Arthroscopic knee surgery
- Trauma surgery
- Musculoskeletal soft tissue swellings
- Medicolegal services
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