Dominic Spicer graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital Medical Schools, and then trained on the prestigious St Mary’s Hospital orthopaedic programme, London and at The Arthroplasty Foundation, and the Rudy Ellis Sports Medicine Institute – Kentucky, USA.
He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals, London in 2001 and then in 2004 moved to St Mary’s and Imperial College Hospitals NHS Trust, where is part of the West London Major Trauma Unit.
In addition to the management of trauma and acute injuries, his elective practice is in sports medicine and all aspects of knee surgery; including innovative cartilage replacement techniques, osteoarthritis prevention and robotic joint surgery.
Mr Spicer has a keen interest in research and education. He is a trainer on both the Imperial College undergraduate and postgraduate orthopaedic training programmes and a medical school orthopaedic anatomy teacher. He holds an honorary Senior Lecturer post in Orthopaedics at Imperial College.
He has published and lectured nationally and internationally on a wide spectrum of knee and other orthopaedic topics (including simulation teaching) and has a distinguished role in Third World Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Training programmes in developing countries (notably Africa).
He is also a sportsman himself and continues to compete nationally and internationally in historic motorsport and sail racing events.