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Consultant Profile

Mr Dominic Inman

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

He is the trauma lead for North Tyneside and teaches on nationally recognised hip and knee replacement training courses and trauma surgery courses for trainee orthopaedic surgeons.

Mr Inman has special interests in lower limb (hip and knee) arthroplasty (joint replacement surgery), knee arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), knee realignment osteotomy for treatment of knee arthritis in young adults, complex extremity trauma (fracture) surgery including treatment of mal-unions and non-unions (fractures that haven’t healed with resultant ongoing pain or that have healed in an abnormal position affecting function).


He has worked as a consultant at Northumbria since 2010. He studied medicine at Bristol University and moved to the North East in 2001, undertaking higher surgical training in orthopaedics before embarking on fellowships in Edinburgh and Grenoble, France.


Mr Inman is active in research and has presented and published papers on subjects including fast-track joint replacement techniques, the impact of obesity following joint replacement, results of high tibial osteotomy for arthritis in young patients and several academic papers on the management of patients with hip fractures.


Mr Inman is Chairman of the trust’s hip fracture quality improvement steering group and in 2018 was appointed as Orthopaedic Clinical Lead for the National Hip Fracture Database at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  This has overseen the care of all patients over the age of 60 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland since 2009 and is now the largest hip fracture registry in the world.



Mr Inman sees patients in North Tyneside General Hospital. Inman.JPG