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Medical and Surgical Training

BSc MB ChB FRCSEd (Tr. & Orth.) PGDip Sports & Exercise Medicine FFSEM(UK) Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics / Partner in Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics Honorary Senior Lecturer in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Special Interests

Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow
Knee ligament reconstruction
Sports injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow
Shoulder instability

Medical and Surgical Training

Angus graduated from St Andrew’s University with a BSc in Medical Science before completing his undergraduate medical training at Edinburgh University. He completed his basic surgical training in Yorkshire, which included stints in orthopaedics, general surgery, otorhinolaryngology, neurosurgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery. After obtaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh he secured a higher surgical training place in orthopaedics in the Yorkshire Deanery. During this period he became involved in the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) serving in a number of committee posts including that of President. He represented orthopaedic trainees on the British Orthopaedic Association Council, The Joint Committee of Higher Surgical Training, The Royal College of Surgeons Council and the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Additional Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine from The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.

Specialist Training

Knee Fellowship – Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship – adidas Sports Medicine in Auckland, New Zealand
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship – The Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Clinic of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada.
Current Duties
Angus’s NHS practice is based at Cardiff and Vale NHS trust with duties including the provision of general orthopaedic trauma care at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff and an elective practice is based at the Cardiff & Vale Orthopaedic Centre (CAVOC) at Llandough Hospital. His private practice is based at Spire Cardiff Hospital.

Professional Memberships

The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

Dear Mr Robertson, I promised I would write to you to follow up the knee surgery you carried out for me in November. To test the knee I wanted to do something relatively straight forward and my daughter (who is 12) wanted to climb Kilimanjaro. So just to let you know we were both successful and summited Kilimanjaro on 3rd March in good style....


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Dear Angus, Just a quick note to wish you and your family seasons greetings and a very Happy New Year. I would also like to thank you for the operation and support you have given M. It has paid off, yesterday his team Gorey created history by beating Enniscorthy (existing all Ireland champions, in a higher league and for the first time) 27 to 17 in the South East Ireland cup..


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r Robertson, In October 2009 you performed surgery on my shoulder. I did my physio through early 2010 and started playing rugby again at the start of the 2010/11 season, after not having played for over 2 years. I was named captain for the 2011/12 season, and my team, Haverfordwest RFC, won the league this year, getting promoted for the first time in 14 years....


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