Top tips for consultant interviews (Online)

Date: 10/03/2021
Time: 9:00 am GMT
Location: Zoom video conferencing platform

Available spaces: 10

Top tips for consultant interviews (Online)


This course is designed for candidates applying for a trauma & orthopaedics consultant job in the coming year. This will include a series of rapidfire lectures covering topics relevant to the consultant job application and interview process. Candidates will be assigned into groups of 2-3 for the mock interview stations. Feedback will be provided and candidates will have opportunities throughout the day to ask questions to the faculty. The faculty will consist of senior consultants who are involved in the consultant appointment process and recent consultant appointments.

The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.

We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.

You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.

Registration form

Registration fee: £150

Please contact the events team via email: events@oruk.org or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3011 if you have any further queries.

Venue address

Mr Hiro Tanaka, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Gwent Hospital

Hiro Tanaka is a consultant foot and ankle surgeon working in South Wales. He is passionate about improving the quality of orthopaedic training and developing new models for learning. He is the Chairman of the Education
Committee for the BOA and developed the BOFAS Principles Course as well as the BOA Bootcamp. He is an FRCS (Tr & Orth) examiner. He believes in the value of clinical leadership and is a Heath Foundation Leadership Fellow.

Mr Kar Teoh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Mr Kar Teoh is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in foot & ankle surgery and trauma. He did his higher surgical training in the Wales Deanery after completing his medical school and academic foundation programme in Edinburgh. His advanced foot and ankle training was in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr with Kartik Hariharan and Hiro Tanaka.

In his bid to obtain a more international flavour to his training, he has done further fellowships in Switzerland, Germany and United States of America. His trauma training has been enhanced by time spent in four international AO centres of excellence. He has been awarded numerous prestigious international fellowships from many organisations (BOA, EFORT, SICOT, AO, BOFAS, EFAS, IBRA).

Over the years, he has developed an interest in research, undergraduate and postgraduate education. He has also won numerous research awards and published widely. He is a faculty on local and international courses. He has also been elected as a member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers by Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.  He is keen to accelerate service transformation and quality improvement within and across trauma and orthopaedic services and was a fellow on the BOA Clinical Leaders Programme 2017/18. He has a Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management.

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