Mr Pete Bates

Honorary Senior lecturer at QMUL

I’m an Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, at the Royal London Hospital and Head of Orthopaedic Trauma. I currently support the MSc in Trauma Sciences at Course Co-Director on the Orthopaedic side. 

My specialist interest is pelvic fractures and the management of polytrauma.  I trained around North East London but did trauma fellowships in Christchurch (NZ), Nottingham (UK) and Dallas (Tx, USA).

Likes:     Fixing broken bones of all varieties but especially pelvises; Teaching; Sci-fi; Pies; Mtn bikes; LOL’ing; General rudeness

Dislikes:  Pickled, cubed beetroot and coleslaw (school made us eat that stuff – I never quite recovered – I think it was the salad cream); people who collect stuff in their beards; people who collect pickled, cubed beetroot/coleslaw in their beards.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Clinical Lead for orthopaedics
  • Lead for orthopaedic trauma, Barts Health
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences, QMUL
  • BOTA Trainer of the Year, 2014
  • Trainer, trauma liaison, teacher, mentor, moron and all round good bloke



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