Dominic Spicer graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital Medical Schools, and then as a postgraduate, 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 in 2004 as Consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at St Mary’s and Imperial College Hospitals NHS Trust.
He is involved in providing emergency orthopaedic and trauma care for the West London Major Trauma Unit at St Mary’s Hospital. 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.
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 maintains an active role in developing world orthopaedics – and orthopaedic training programmes in developing countries (notably Africa).
He continues to compete nationally and internationally in historic motorsport and sail racing events.