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Orthopaedic team

The Golden Jubilee National Hospital’s orthopaedic department is staffed by an expert multidisciplinary team.

Throughout your journey at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, you may be seen by the following individuals:

  • Orthopaedic Consultants
  • Registrars
  • Fellows
  • Physician Associates
  • Surgical Care Practitioners
  • Review Team

If you would like more information about the role any of these individuals will play in your treatment, please do not hesitate to ask.

 Orthopaedic Consultants


Mr David Allen, MSc, FRCSEd (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1994 (Dundee, UK)
David completed his higher surgical training in London, based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and did an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Ottawa, Canada. He also has an MSc with Distinction in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde. Before joining the team at the Golden Jubilee in 2010 he was a consultant at Hairmyres for 18 months.
Mr Joe Baines
Primary medical qualification: 1991 (Navarra, Spain)
Joe trained in Glasgow, Bristol and Newcastle. He developed his special interest in hip arthroplasty and revision during his fellowship in Cardiff. Joe joined the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in 2007, where his work focuses on hip and knee replacement surgery.
Miss Helen Betts, FRCSGlas (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1999 (Glasgow, UK)
Helen completed her higher surgical training in Glasgow.  She worked as a Locum Consultant at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley before joining the unit in 2016.  Her clinical practice is hand and upper limb surgery. Active research interests include patient outcomes after carpal tunnel surgery.
Mr Manish Changulani, MS, FRCSEd(Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1996 (Gwalior, India)
Manish is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee arthroplasty who undertook Orthopaedic training in India and at the Northern Deanery, Newcastle Upon Tyne.  After an arthroplasty fellowship at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, he undertook advanced fellowship training in hip surgery at Leeds.  These are further complimented by a BOA National Transitional fellowship from the City Hospitals NHS Trust, Sunderland. Manish has been a Consultant at Golden Jubilee since December 2015.
Mr Jon Clarke, PhD, FRCSGlas (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1999 (Glasgow, UK)
Jon joined the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in 2014 as an Orthopaedic Consultant and Clinical Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde. He trained in the West of Scotland and worked as a Locum Consultant in the Western Infirmary, Glasgow before joining the unit. His clinical practice includes lower limb arthroplasty, knee arthroscopy and forefoot surgery. Active research interests include functional outcome assessment, 3D motion analysis, navigated and robotic-assisted surgery and acute wound healing.
Mr Kamal Deep, MCh, FRCS (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1987 (Rohtak, India)
Kamal joined the Golden Jubilee in 2007. He is a pioneer of the British Society for Computer Aided Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOSUK), and Secretary General for CAOS International. He has presented his work and performed live surgeries in conferences in the UK and abroad. His clinical practice includes computer-navigated primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, and soft tissue knee surgery. His research interests include biomechanics, computer-assisted surgery, robotics, minimally-invasive surgery and patient outcomes.

Mr Christopher Gee MBChB MSc FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) MFSTEd – Associate Medical Director, National Elective Services
Primary Medical Qualification: 2008 (Aberdeen Medical School)
Christopher completed his undergraduate training at the University of Aberdeen. He completed his surgical training in the south of England and during this time completed an MSc in Surgical Sciences from the University of Edinburgh. His clinical interests are soft tissue knee surgery and hip and knee joint replacements including robotic assisted surgery. He has a keen interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, has completed fellowships in trauma, soft tissue knee surgery and joint replacement surgery and joined NHS Golden Jubilee in 2020. He took up the post of Associate Medical Director in February of 2024.

Mr James Gillespie BMedSci(Hons) FRCS(Tr&Orth) ChM
Primary medical qualification: 2006 (Glasgow)

James completed his orthopaedic training in Glasgow in 2016. He completed a further RCSEng Senior Clinical fellowship over the following year.  During his training he completed a Masters Degree at the University of Edinburgh. He has been a consultant since 2017, specialising in hip and knee replacements, and joined the Golden Jubilee in 2024.

Mr Carl Green, BMedSci (Hons), FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2006 (Sheffield, UK)
Carl completed his specialist orthopaedic training in Manchester in 2016, which included working with the Lower Limb Arthroplasty unit at Wrightington Hospital, before being appointed as the Cavendish Arthroplasty Fellow in Sheffield in 2017.  He joined the team at the Golden Jubilee in 2018. He specialises in primary hip arthroplasty, primary/revision knee arthroplasty, and knee arthroscopy, as well as remaining active in clinical research.
Mr Nicholas Holloway, BMedSci (Hons), FRCSEd (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2002 (Edinburgh, UK)
Nick undertook both basic surgical training and specialist Orthopaedic training in Glasgow. On completion of training he joined the Golden Jubilee for an arthroplasty fellowship in 2014 before being appointed as a substantive Consultant in 2015.  He specialises in primary and complex hip and knee arthroplasty and is a member of the Orthopaedic research team.  His interests lie in use of big data analysis to improve patient outcomes and is a member of the SCOTTISH research collaboration.



Mr Asim Khan MBBS, PgDip Orth Engineering (Cardiff University) and Trauma and Orth Surgery (University of Brighton), FRCS Eng (Tr and Orth)

Primary medical qualification: 2002 (The Aga Khan University)
Asim completed his surgical training in the south of England. He completed post graduate diplomas in Orthopaedic Engineering (Cardiff) and Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (Brighton). He undertook fellowships in joint replacement surgery at University College Hospital (London) and Wrightington Hospital (Lancashire). He subsequently worked as a Locum Consultant at Wrightington Hospital before joining the Golden Jubilee in 2022. His clinical interests are primary hip replacement and primary/revision knee replacement surgery. He is certified in robotic assisted surgery. Asim has a keen interest in improving patient outcomes through clinical research and medical education.
Mr Rohit Maheshwari, MS, FRCS (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1993 (Gwalior, India)
After specialist orthopaedic training in India and the UK, Rohit completed one year of advanced fellowship training in hip and knee replacement surgery, including revision hip surgery, at the Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, and further fellowship training in revision hip surgery (including metal-on-metal revisions) at University Hospital of North Tees. He joined Golden Jubilee National Hospital in 2013. Prior to this he was working as a Locum Orthopaedic Consultant in Fife.

Mr Fahd Mahmood MSc, MPH, MA (Oxon), PhD, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2009 (University of Oxford)
After completing his undergraduate studies at Oxford University, Fahd returned home to pursue surgical training in the West of Scotland. During his training, he earned a PhD exploring the biomechanics of the knee meniscus and separate Master's degrees in both Clinical Education and Public Health. Following his training, he completed a one year fellowship in all aspects of knee surgery at Guy's and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London. In 2023, Fahd took up a Consultant position at the Golden Jubilee, where he specialises in primary/revision knee arthroplasty and soft tissue knee surgery. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at both the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde and serves as an Associate for the General Medical Council. Fahd has a strong interest in clinical teaching and research, with his research focus including meniscal function and substitution, patient outcomes following joint replacement, and technology in surgery.

Miss Jennifer McGlynn, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2000 (Glasgow, UK)

Jen completed her basic and higher surgical training in the West of Scotland. She took up the BOA transitional fellowship at the Golden Jubilee in 2014. She was a consultant in NHS Lanarkshire from 2015, returning to the Golden Jubilee in 2024, as a consultant, to focus on her arthroplasty practice.
Mr Niall Munro, MD, FRCSEd (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1994 (Aberdeen, UK)
Niall trained in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Inverness, also undertaking an MD research degree looking at the use of bone graft substitutes in revision hip replacement. On completing his training he worked briefly in Aberdeen before moving to take up a new consultant post at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in 2007. His main clinical practice is in hip and knee replacement, and his research interests include the use of orthopaedic bone cement.

Mr Nick Ohly, MSc, FRCSEd (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2001 (Newcastle, UK)
After postgraduate training in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Nick completed a hip and knee fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He was a locum consultant in Edinburgh before joining the Golden Jubilee in 2014. He has an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering and remains active in clinical research. Nick undertakes all aspects of primary hip and knee replacement, with subspecialist interests in complex and revision knee replacement and tissue-sparing hip surgery (direct superior approach).
Mr Fred Picard, MD, FRCSEd
Primary medical qualification: 1987 (Besançon, France)
Fred is a pioneer in the area of computer-assisted surgery (CAS). Since 2005 he has been a full time Orthopaedic Consultant at the GJNH. He is Visiting Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. He was a founder member of the CAOS-International Society and a co-editor of one of the first books related to CAS. His main clinical practice is in primary hip/knee replacement and revision knee surgery.
Mr Jason Roberts, FRCS (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1994 (Leicester, UK)
Jason’s clinical interests include lower limb arthroplasty, including hip revision and computer-assisted knee surgery. His fellowship training included a year in Grenoble, France(2005-6). He was a consultant in the Western Infirmary and Gartnavel Hospitals from 2006 before moving to the Golden Jubilee Hospital to pursue a more dedicated arthroplasty practice in 2013. He is a dedicated amateur cycle racer, which also gives him the opportunity to work as a Team Doctor, nationally and with professional teams.
Mr Martin Sarungi, MD, PhD, FRCS (Eng, Glas)
Primary medical qualification: 1988 (Szeged, Hungary)
Martin joined the department as an Orthopaedic Consultant in July 2005. He served as Clinical Lead between 2011–2014. Previously he spent a number of years training and working in Budapest, London, and completed an AO/ASIF fellowship and arthroplasty fellowship in Switzerland with Professor Ochsner. He was a Steering Group Member of the Scottish Arthroplasty Project for 7 years, and is a founding member of the UK Revision Knee Working Group. His interests include primary hip/knee arthroplasty, revision knee surgery and periprosthetic joint infections. He has over 480 citations in peer-reviewed journals.
Mr Kalpesh Shah, MS (Orth), FRCS (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 1996 (Surat, India)
Kalpesh completed his training in India before undertaking specialist orthopaedic training in the West of Scotland from 2006-2010. He was selected for the prestigious UBC Foot and Ankle fellowship in Vancouver in 2011, including time at BC Children’s Hospital. He visited Baltimore in 2011 as the BOFAS Travelling Fellow. After working in Darlington for 18 months, Mr Shah joined the team at the Golden Jubilee in 2012 as a Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon.

Mr David Wallace, PhD, FRCSEd (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2008 (Dundee, UK)
David completed his undergraduate studies at Dundee before advancing to higher surgical training in the West of Scotland. During this time, he pursued a PhD in biomedical engineering at Strathclyde University concentrating on total knee replacement. Following his training, David undertook fellowships specialising in complex, revision, and robotic joint replacement surgery, both at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital and in Brisbane, Australia. Joining the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in 2023 as an orthopaedic consultant in Hip and Knee arthroplasty, David also serves as an honorary lecturer at the University of Strathclyde. His research interests span patient outcomes, motion analysis, and robotic surgery.  

Mr Findlay Welsh, BSc(Hons), FRCS (Orth)
Primary medical qualification: 2003 (Aberdeen, UK)
Findlay trained initially in Aberdeen before completing his higher surgical training in Glasgow on the West of Scotland rotation. His clinical practice includes interests in lower limb arthroplasty, knee arthroscopy and revision hip surgery. He is furthering research interests with an MSc from the University of Dundee in Orthopaedic Technology having previously completed a BSc in osteoporosis genetics. Findlay was an arthroplasty fellow at the Golden Jubilee prior to starting as a Consultant in 2015.


The Golden Jubilee University National Hospital hosts registrars holding national training numbers. As a high volume arthroplasty centre, trainees allocated to the Golden Jubilee will have the opportunity to build their arthroplasty numbers as well as gain exposure to techniques such as robotics. The hospital has a weekly teaching programme for trainees. There is a 1 in 10 weekend on call (0800-1800) with no weekday on call requirement. 


A fellowship at the Golden Jubilee University National Hospital allows exposure to elective surgery in a number of subspecialties including lower limb arthroplasty, foot and ankle surgery and soft tissue knee surgery. Our fellows have varied backgrounds, including post-CCT, industry sponsored, military and international medical graduate fellows. Fellowships are advertised on NHS Scotland Jobs.

 Physician Associates

Our team of surgical Physician Associates (PAs) are formally trained to deliver diagnostic, therapeutic care in our clinics and on the ward. They also provide surgical and preventative care under the supervision of a physician or surgeon.

Katrina Starkey BSc, PgDip
Katrina obtained a Bachelors of Science (Honours) in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Aberdeen. Katrina attained her post graduated diploma in Physician Associate studies from the University of Birmingham. Katrina worked in accident and emergency, acute medicine and vascular surgery in Birmingham before joining NHS Golden Jubilee’s Orthopaedic team in 2017. 

Sophie Nash BSc, MSc
Sophie gained her Bachelors of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science from the University of Edinburgh before achieving her Master’s degree in Physician Associate studies from the University of Aberdeen. Sophie worked in accident and emergency and haematology at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary before joining NHS Golden Jubilee’s Orthopaedic team in 2018. Sophie has an active role with research in our department.  

Laura Morabito BSc, PGDip
Laura completed her postgraduate diploma in Physician Associate studies at the University of Central Lancashire in 2019. After obtaining her degree she has been working in NHS Golden Jubilee’s Orthopaedic team since 2019.

Karl Downey BSc(Hons), PG Dip, PG Cert (Health Professions Education)
Karl achieved a Bsc (hons) in operating department practice. Where he then practiced as a ODP in the north west of England. In 2018 he was one of part of the first cohort in the north west of England to qualify as a physician associate. Since then, he has gained a diverse set of skills and experience across a variety of medical and surgical specialties before joining the hospital in 2023. 


 Surgical Care Practitioners

Miss Fiona Green BSc, PgDip
Fiona worked as a senior nurse in the Orthopaedic operating theatres at the hospital from 1994 until 2013 before qualifying as a Surgical Care Practioner in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2015.  Fiona provides mentorship to trainee Surgical First Assistants / Surgical Care Practitioners. Fiona is a member of the Association for Perioperative Practitioners (AfPP) and an Affiliate Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).

 Review Team

Members of the Arthroplasty Outcomes Team (AOT):

  • Nurse Practitioners: Tracey Thomas and Gary Doyle 
  • Physiotherapist Practitioners: Lorna Grant, Kirsty Macfie, and Fiona MacBeth 
  • Administration support: Catherine Docherty, Joan MacFarlane, Elle Tolland 
  • Rotational Health Care support worker 


Arthroplasty helpline: 0141 951 5521  


The Arthroplasty Team are experienced nurses and physiotherapists who provide a support system at any point following your joint replacement surgery via the Arthroplasty Helpline above, and via clinic review appointments.  The aim of the team is to help you to return to as full and independent a life as possible and to provide information and reassurance to allow you to achieve this.  

Please ensure, if possible that the Golden Jubilee National Hospital is your first point of contact if you have any problems  or concerns with your joint replacement carried out here, via the Arthroplasty Helpline. However, if the issue is an emergency, or life threatening, please dial 999.  

The Arthroplasty Outcomes Team is available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, via the Helpline on 0141 951 5521for anything you wish to discuss related to your surgery. 

This number is to an answering machine only, but it is checked regularly and is the best way to contact the Arthroplasty Team.  

Please leave a message on the answering machine with your name, date of birth or CHI number, telephone number and a short message.  The team will return your call as soon as possible.  If we have not returned your call within one working day, please contact us again as we may not have picked up your details correctly.  

If you require an urgent reply out of hours, please contact the Golden Jubilee national Hospital on 0141 951 5450 which is Ward 4 East.  

You may contact The Arthroplasty Helpline at any point regarding your joint replacement, whether just after discharge, or several years after your operation. 

Your routine follow up appointment following your surgery will be with the Arthroplasty Outcomes Team and will be posted out to you on the day of your operation.    This will usually be a video or telephone consultation, twelve weeks following your hip operation, or six weeks following your knee operation, via the NHS Near Me platform which you will be given information to log in to if you have internet access.   A telephone review will be arranged if you are unable to access the internet.

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