Mr Michael Hockings is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Torquay, Devon who specialises in knee surgery
Mr Hockings routinely performs primary knee replacements and complex knee surgery including partial joint replacements, patella replacement, ligament reconstructions, arthroscopic cartilage repair and realignment osteotomies. He has a special interest in minimally invasive, computer and shape matched knee replacement.
Mr Michael Hockings qualified from St Andrews and Manchester medical schools in 1992. He went on to complete specialised training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Manchester. He gained along the way a Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University. He finished his training at the Orthopaedic and Arthritic Institute, affiliated to Sunnybrook Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada from 2002 to 2003. During this 12 month fellowship he specialised in complex knee and hip replacement and knee ligament surgery. He was appointed as a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Torbay Hospital in 2003
He has recently been appointed on the Intercollegiate Specialty Board of National examiners for Trauma and Orthopaedics in the UK. He is involved in training, audit and research. He chairs the South West Knee interest group and has published papers in the field of knee surgery.