Academic honoured by Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Dr Hannah Levis, Reader in Ophthalmic Bioengineering, Eye & Vision Sciences

Prof Frostick

Professor Frostick (right) pictured with RCSEd President, Mr David Tolley (centre) and RCSEd Vice President, Mr Ian Ritchie (left)

An orthopaedic surgeon at the University has been recognised for his achievements as an orthopaedic surgeon by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

Professor Frostick, from the Institute of Translational Medicine, was awarded the Fellowship (ad hominem) in recognition of the contribution he has made in the field of trauma and orthopaedics, in particular through his active role in teaching and training at universities and hospitals in both the UK and internationally. He specializes in shoulder and upper limb surgery.

Professor Frostick said: “I am really most honoured that The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh should make this award. I am working on UK and international aspects of surgical education with members of the College, an area for which the College has taken a lead over many years, and I believe that jointly we can improve the experiences of trainees and, improve the quality of care that our patients can and should expect. “

The President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Mr David Tolley, said: “RCSEd has a long history of innovation and Professor Frostick’s contribution exemplifies this quality. I take great pleasure in presenting his Fellowship to mark his outstanding contributions in the field of surgery.”

As well as his teaching role, Professor Frostick is also Chair of the British Orthopaedic Association Education Committee and a member of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Specialty Advisory Committee.

Established in 1505, and with a worldwide membership, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is one of the world’s oldest and largest surgical establishments dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical and dental practice, through its activities in education, training and examinations. The Fellowship ad hominem is awarded to current or former practitioners or other individuals of distinction whose professional status is of a high order and who are deemed worthy of the honour.

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