Mrs Lisa Leonard
BA MSc FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
Area of expertise
hand, wrist and elbow
Qualified: - Cambridge (BA, 1990) and Birmingham (MB ChB, 1993) Universities
Basic Surgical Training: North East Deanery
Orthopaedic Training: Wessex Deanery, FRCS (T&O) 2004, CCT 2005
Masters in Orthopaedic Engineering: 2002 Cardiff University
Fellowships: Hand Surgery, Oxford; AO Trauma, Harborview Trauma Centre, Seattle
Leadership: Previously Chief of Surgery Division UHS East (2017-2022) MSK Clinical Director, MSK Quality & Safety Lead, T&O Clinical Director, Trauma Lead and Hand Department Lead
Local Service Development: the use of virtual clinics and pathway protocols to improve patient care.
Research: replacement of the wrist joint and wrist mechanics
Review work: Reviewer for National Institute for Health and Care Research submissions. Committee member for national review of best practice for distal radius fractures
Teaching & Examining: Current examiner for FRCS (T&O) exam. Previously ATLS course co-ordinator, clinical and educational supervisor and medical student lecturer
Lisa is married to a Consultant in Acute Medicine. They have three boys. She enjoys travelling, running, cycling and walking in the hills as well as eating her husband’s delicious food.