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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

Professional interests

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

Personal interests

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.

Book an appointment:

01273 828097 Secretary – Emma Edkins

NHS appointments

University Hospitals Sussex

Private hospital sites

The Montefiore Hospital, Hove