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Miss Julie M. Mcbirnie

Miss Julie M. Mcbirnie
FRCS (Tr & Orth); FRCS (Ed); MBBcH
GMC NO. 3401532

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, New Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Consultant Spire Murrayfield Hospital

Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement Surgery and Revision Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy
Cartilage Grafting Work

Membership of Professional, National and Regional Bodies
British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
International Society of Surgery of the Knee and Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (SECEC)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor (ATLS)
ABC (American British Canadian) Fellow in 2002

I am a founder member of the ‘Watanabe Group’ which comprises a group of shoulder surgeons across the UK who run biannual meetings in order to train senior trainees and consultants in the field of shoulder arthroscopy.

Professional Profile
I completed a one year Fellowship in Toronto in 1998/1999 with Anthony Miniaci which included shoulder arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery, as well as soft tissue knee surgery and cartilage grafting work.
I was appointed a Consultant in Edinburgh in January 1999 and I specialise in shoulder surgery, with a special interest in shoulder arthroscopy and also shoulder reconstruction and replacement surgery. I also do soft tissue knee surgery and have an interest in cartilage grafting work.

Personal Profile
My outside interests involve running marathons and competing in triathlons. I also enjoy surfing and on calmer days, sea kayaking.