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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Mr Mike Walton

Mr Mike WaltonConsultant Shoulder and Trauma Surgeon   


BMedSci(Hons), BMBS, MSc(SEM), FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Specialist Areas

  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Complex Shoulder Instability
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries
  • Fractures of the Upper Limb
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision Shoulder Replacement

Contact Details

Secretary Telephone: 01257 256415    

Clinic Times

Tuesday AM: Shoulder / Complex Shoulder, Wrightington
Tuesday PM: Trauma Fracture Clinic, RAEI 
Friday AM: Shoulder, RAEI alternate


Mike is on the specialist register for Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery.  He grew up in Manchester before attending Nottingham Medical School. He underwent higher surgical training on the Bristol Rotation and was awarded fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery in 2009.

He developed an interest in sport injuries early in his career and was awarded a Masters degree with Merit from the University of Bath in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Mike travelled to Perth for sub-speciality fellowship training where he worked with some of the world’s leading pioneers in tendon pathology at the University of Western Australia. He was involved in the management of athletes and elite soldiers and developed his keyhole and open surgery techniques.

Mike is actively involved in research and has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented work both nationally and internationally.

Professional Membership:

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society