Sunil Auplish MBBS, BSc (Hons), MSc (Oxon), MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth), European Diploma Hand Surgery

Mr Sunil Auplish Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Sunil Auplish Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Current post
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at York Hospital, U.K, with a sub-specialist interest in shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery

General Medical Council
Full registration with Specialist Registration in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.
GMC number: 4429229.

Mr Auplish’s CV can be downloaded here:

Sunil Auplish CV

Professional Bodies

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • British Association for Performing Arts Medicine

Education

  • BSc (First Class Honours) in Clinical Anatomy.  University of London 1995
  • MBBS (Medical degree).  University of London 1997
  • Orthopaedic surgical training on the Oxford Orthopaedic Surgical Programme
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth).  Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowships (advanced expert training) – Wrightington Hospital 2008-9, Travelling European shoulder and elbow fellowship 2011
  • MSc (Oxon).  Higher Surgical Research Degree funded by the Girdlestone Memorial Scholarship - University of Oxford 2009
  • European Diploma of Hand Surgery 2013
  • Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine – specialist course and examination 2018
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Hull York Medical School

Prizes, Commendation and Awards

  • Nominated for STAR award at York NHS Trust 2017 – nominated for Outstanding Patient Care
  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust Staff PRIDE awards 2013 – nominated for Outstanding Patient Care
  • Best Research Poster (Triplane fractures of the radius) – The Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society – June 2012
  • British Shoulder and Elbow Society Travelling Fellowship (awarded to a Consultant by competitive interview) – 2011
  • Royal College of Surgeons Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital (awarded by competitive interview) - 2009
  • The Robert Duthie Prize for best research:  Annual Oxford Orthopaedic Registrar Research day - 2007
  • Girdlestone Memorial Scholarship – awarded to fund a higher surgical degree at the University of Oxford - 2006
  • The Robert Duthie Prize for best research: Annual Oxford Registrar Research day - 2004
  • Trust Innovation Award for design of a surgical instrument – Oxford 2004
  • The Avensis prize for orthopaedics – research into fractured femur care – 2000
  • Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS) course examination: Best performance in management of life threatening trauma in a simulated environment  – 1998
  • First class honours awarded: BSc (Hons) degree in clinical anatomy – 1995

Publications: Books

  • Auplish S (2008) Surgery Cross Cover, Co-Author of the Orthopaedic Chapter. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
  • Auplish S (2003) MRCS: The Complete Test (Core and Systems modules). Pastest, 2003
  • Auplish S, Hossain-Ibrahim M. K (2000) Extended Matching Questions for the MRCS.  Greenwich Medical Media, 2000

Publications: Journals

A rare cause of shoulder pain:  Postgraduate Medical Journal online BMJ 2022

The Indecision Grid (A guide to making a decision in difficult circumstances) 2022.  The British Orthopaedic Association Online Journal

A ward round proforma improves documentation and communication – Alazzawi S, Silk Z, Saha U, Auplish S, Masterson S.  British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2016; 77(12) 712-716

Avulsion Fractures at the Base of the 2nd Metacarpal due to the Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus tendon – Najefi A, Jayaseelan L, Patel A, Kapoor A, Auplishs S. Archives of Trauma Research 2016;5(1):e32872

Distal radius triplane fracture.  AAH Parkar, S. Marya, S.Auplish  Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2014; 00: e1e2 doi 10.1308/003588414X13946184902569

Alvand A, Auplish S, Gill H, Ree J, (2011) “Innate arthroscopic skills in medical students and variation in learning curves”  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am) 93:e115 1-9

Gwilym S. E, Watkins B, Cooper C D, Harvie P, Auplish S, Pollard T. C, Rees J. L, Carr A. J, (2009) “Genetic influences in the progression of rotator cuff tears” Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 91(7): 915-17

Powell E. S, Auplish S, Trail I. A, Haines J F, (2009) “The results of sub-acromial decompression in patients with and without rotator cuff tears” Shoulder and Elbow 1: 15-19

Howells N. R, Auplish S, Hand C, Gill H. S, Carr A. J, Rees J. L, (2009) “Retention of arthroscopic shoulder skills learned with the use of a simulator” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am) 91:127-1213

Auplish S, Funk L, (2009) “Rotator cuff tears in athletes” British Journal of Hospital Medicine 70 (5): 271-275

Funk L, Auplish S, (2009) “Simple double row rotator cuff technique for large and massive cuff tears” Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 10 (1) 39-43

Howells N. R, Auplish S, Hand C, Gill H. S, Carr A. J, Rees J. L, (2009) “Retention of arthroscopic skills: Abstract” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 91-B: Supp 11

Auplish S, (2007) ” The use of MRI in the diagnosis of persistent hip pain in children: Proceedings of the British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Manchester 2007″ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 2012: 94-B

Auplish S, Brownlow H. C, (2007) “Rotator cuff tears: the chicken vs. the egg” Abstract: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 89:547

Auplish S, Pasapula S. Lo, Willett Prof K., (2005) “Management of trauma patients prior to the inter-hospital transfer to a specialist trauma centre” Abstract: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 87:483

Auplish S, Hall S, (1998) “An immunohistochemical study of palmar and plantar digital nerves” Journal of Hand Surgery (Br & Eur) 23 B:1: 6-11