Mr Owen Diamond was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast in September 2018. He completed his medical degree in Trinity College Dublin in 2004, graduating with honours.
During his training in Belfast he undertook a Doctorate of Medicine, in hip surgery at Queens University Belfast under the supervision of Professor David Beverland. He has also completed a Master of Science in Trauma and Orthopaedic Research in the University of Warwick with Professor Matt Costa and a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine in the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
Following completion of his training in Belfast in January 2015, he undertook extensive specialist fellowship training at internationally renowned centres in Birmingham, Vancouver (Canada), Bristol and also at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York(USA), focusing on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Hip Preservation Surgery (Hip Arthroscopy) and Orthopaedic Trauma.
Current NHS Post
Consultant at Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast & Musgrave Park Hospital.
Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast.
MB BCh BAO (Honours)
Trinity College Dublin, June 2004
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, November 2010
MSc, (Critical Appraisal and Understanding of Research in Trauma and Orthopaedics)
The University of Warwick, January 2013
MD (Doctor of Medicine by Research)
Queens University Belfast, May 2013
FRCSEd (Tr & Orth)
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, February 2014
Fellow in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
UBC, Vancouver, Canada January to December 2016
Fellow in Hip Preservation Surgery
Birmingham, UK, January to December 2015
Fellow in Orthopaedic Trauma (Major Trauma and Pelvic & Acetabular Surgery)
Bristol, UK February to July 2017
Orthopaedic Trauma and Hip Preservation Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA, August 2017 to August 2018
British Orthopaedic Association
Orthopaedic Trauma Society (UK)
International Hip Arthroscopy Society
British Hip Society
Orthopaedic Trauma Association (USA- International Member)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (International Member)
Numerous publication and presentations in Elective Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Trauma