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Dr Joseph Hardwicke (Consultant)

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About Dr Joseph Hardwicke

  • Role: Consultant
  • Year of First Medical Qualification: 2000
  • Location of Medical Training: Sheffield University
  • Date Joined University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire: 2017
  • Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies:
    General Medical Council; Full Registration: 4713098;
    Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England: 1002132;
    British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons: 300291.
  • Other Professional Details:
    Lead clinician for the skin cancer MDT. I am also Clinical Innovation Lead, Trauma Research Lead for UHCW Major Trauma Centre and Associate Professor at Warwick Medical School.

    Research profile which includes publications
    I am a Consultant in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) and Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick and Visiting Professor at Coventry University. I am the Director of the Institute of Applied and Translational Technologies in Surgery here at UHCW and have held other leadership positions within the Trust. I completed my Higher Surgical Training within the West Midlands Deanery and at the University of Birmingham, where I held a Lectureship in Plastic Surgery. I was a Royal College of Surgeons Senior Fellow in Microsurgery and Major Trauma at UHCW. I have over 110 peer-reviewed publications on topics within Plastic and Research Surgery, with the award of National and International prizes. As of 2023, I have been awarded (as lead or co-applicant) Research Grants and Fellowships totaling over £13million and have been Chief and Principal Investigator on a variety of clinical trials. I currently supervise PhD, MD and MSc students, as well as regularly teaching medical students and the allied health professionals.
  • Special Interests:
    Keen research interest and medical lead for projects including the development of novel ways to diagnose skin cancer and provide sensation to prosthetic fingers.

Contact Information

Secretary: Amber Fitzpatrick
Tel: 02476 965287


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