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Nicholas Riley MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth) Dip Hand Surg

​Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon 


Nick qualified from St. Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2001. He undertook his early post-graduate training in London and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, before completing his senior Orthopaedic  training in the Oxford deanery. He was subsequently awarded the Oxford Hand Surgery Fellowship and has also benefited from visiting fellowships at the Mayo Clinic and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He obtained the Diploma in Hand Surgery from Manchester University in 2016. Nick is a keen educator who is comfortable lecturing to large audiences and to smaller groups, he is a member of the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows group and has recently completed the  Developing Learning and Teaching programme for medical educators.

Alex Wood, M.D. | Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


Carpal Tunnel, Joint Replacement


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Tom Cosker  MB BCh MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Upper Limb and Tumour Surgeon and Director of Anatomy


Tom Cosker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and gained his Completion of Specialist Training in 2011. He works at the Tumour Oncology Unit in Oxford and has a Specialist Interest in Upper Limb Surgery and Reconstruction. He is Upper Limb Fellowship trained and completed his Fellowship at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter. In 2014 Tom was appointed as Director of Human Anatomy at Oxford University and is responsible for all undergraduate anatomy teaching and examinations as well as supporting the Graduate Entry course.

Mr Chris Little, BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS, FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

​Consultant Hand, Wrist and Upper Limb Surgeon

Mr Little has been a Consultant Hand and Upper Limb surgeon in Oxford since 2006. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 1993, with degrees in Medicine and Physiology, and undertook his initial surgical training in Bristol and Gloucester.  He completed his orthopaedic and trauma surgery training in Oxford, working as a clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford. He completed fellowship training in hand, wrist and elbow surgery in the West Midlands at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Diana, Princess of Wales Children's Hospital and University Hospitals of Birmingham. He was awarded the Intercollegiate Board Examination in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in 2003.

Mr Ian McNab MB, MB, BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

Consultant Hand Surgeon


Mr McNab trained at the London Hospital Medical College as an undergraduate and subsequently at St Bartholomew's Hospital in Orthopaedic Surgery.  He completed his rotation in: Stanmore, Essex, Norwich, Great Ormond Street, and at the Royal London Hospital, obtaining the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 1999. His specialist fellowship training was undertaken in hand and upper limb surgery in Oxford and then Melbourne, Australia. Mr NcNab was appointed as a specialist Consultant Hand Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and John Radcliffe Hospital in 2000. Emergency and trauma hand surgery is undertaken at the John Radcliffe Hospital, planned and reconstructive hand surgery is undertaken at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

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