Len specialises in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder. He routinely treats elite and professional athletes, with particular interest in shoulder injuries in Rugby and contact sports.
Academically, Len is an Honorary Professor at Salford University, where he is clinical lead for the MSc Programme in Orthopaedics and Postgraduate Upper Limb programme. He is involved in a number of research projects and regularly teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate medical, sports therapy and sports medicine students.
In addition to his surgical qualifications, he is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine UK and holds a BSc in Sports Physiology and an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering.
Len lectures nationally and internationally on Shoulder Surgery, Sports Injuries and Medical Informatics. He is published widely in medical journals and a member of many international and national professional organizations.
- Language: English
- Qualifications: BSC, MSC, FRCS(TR&ORTH), FFSEM(UK)
Specialty and expertise
- Speciality: Orthopaedic Surgery, Shoulder surgery & sports injuries
- Sports: Rugby, football, overhead athletes, martial arts, paddling, cycling, motorsports, golf
- Research: Sports injuries of the shoulder; shoulder instability, rotator cuff surgery, tendon transfers, surgical simulation, shoulder rehabilitation & sports biomechanics, peri-operative pain management, patient information & education for published and presented research please see full cv on www.lenfunk.com