Tim Crook
BM MFSEM FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

Tim Crook

Mr Tim Crook is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Upper Limb Surgery.  He qualified in 2000 from Southampton University.  He undertook his Higher Surgical Training in the Wessex region, obtaining the FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2009.

He has a broad interest in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery focusing on conditions affecting the Upper Limb and Knee.  His Trauma Practice involves the treatment of both Upper and Lower limb injuries.  After completing his training he spent a year in Sydney undertaking an Internationally renowned Hand and Wrist Fellowship.

He was awarded a Travelling Bursary from the British Society for Surgery of the Hand in support of this.  He returned to the UK in July 2011, to take up a position as a Consultant Surgeon at Dorset County Hospital.

His Hand and Wrist practice includes the treatment of arthritis, nerve compression syndromes, Dupuytren’s  disease, tennis elbow,  lumps and bumps, and complex hand, wrist and elbow trauma.  He performs arthroscopic treatment of wrist problems including endoscopic (keyhole) carpal tunnel release.  He also undertook over two years of specialist training in shoulder surgery and performs both open and arthroscopic shoulder procedures.  His knee practice includes joint replacement and keyhole surgery for cartilage or meniscal problems.  He utilises the latest proven techniques and implants to provide his patients with the best possible care.

Mr Crook has published extensively with research interests including Tennis elbow, Wrist Arthritis and Tendon Surgery.  His research has been presented internationally in America, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and many parts of Europe.  He has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons’ Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Areas of expertise

  • Upper Limb Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trauma surgery


Professional memberships

  • Royal College Surgeons
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (Royal College Surgeon’s)
  • British Orthopaedic Association