Mr. Barton-Hanson is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in knee surgery. His current post is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in disorders in Children at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Liverpool. He started this service in 2002 and has been responsible for the development of the children's surgical knee service since then.
Between 2000 and 2012 he was Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon Aintree University Hospitals NHS Trust Lower lane, Aintree, Liverpool, L9 7AL. Specialising in knee surgery including knee replacement, uni compartmental knee replacement, ligament and miscalculated surgery.
His current interests in knee surgery are arthroscopic surgery, meniscal repair, ligament reconstruction, the dislocated knee, articular cartilage repair and sports injuries in children.A major part of his work is reconstruction for patella instability due to hypermobility, trochlea dysplasia and patella alta.
He went to medical school in Liverpool and trained in orthopaedics and knee surgery in Mersey Region and Melbourne Australia.
His qualifications are: BSc Honours (Medical Cell Biology 2:1) Liverpool 1986, MB ChB (Honours) Liverpool 1989. FRCS (England) May 1993. FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics), November 1998. He is fully registered with the General Medical Council and insured with the Medical Protection Society. He is a Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association and British association for Surgery of the Knee.
Mr. Barton-Hanson has publications in peer reviewed journals on immunology, hip disorders in children and measurement of clinical outcomes after total knee replacement. He has also audited infections, blood transfusions and hospital coding. His outcomes after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction have been presented at BASK.