Mr Tom Quick

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Mr Tom Quick

Tom Quick is a Consultant Peripheral Nerve Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at UCL London, specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic nerve injury.


Tom Quick was educated at Manchester Grammar School (1989-96). In 1996 he was accepted at Magdalene College Cambridge. In 1999 he graduated in Art History with his MB exemptions before moving on to the Royal Free medical school, part of UCL Hospitals, to complete his undergraduate medical training.

After Basic surgical training in London and Sydney (NSW, Australia) he completed his Orthopaedic training on the renowned Bristol rotation. Subsequently Tom was awarded a twelve-month Paediatric Orthopaedic fellowship at The Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia where he worked in a clinical and basic science capacity, in both general Paediatric Orthopaedics and upper limb Paediatric Surgery.

Tom then completed eighteen months of post-FRCS fellowship at the famous Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore. Following this in April 2013, he was appointed in this unit as a Consultant Surgeon.

Since appointment at the RNOH Tom has been appointed honorary Consultant at both Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children and the Evelina Children’s Hospital in London, University College London and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals. Tom also provided consultancy to Headley Court the Defence Medical Rehab Centre, Surrey in the 'Nerve Injuries of War' clinic for 4 years prior to the relocation of the DMRC facility to the Midlands.

Tom’s thesis on the ‘Assessment of renervated muscle function‘ was successfully defended in 2018 earning Tom his Doctorate: MD(res) at UCL. Tom is an Honorary Associate Professor in the Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (UCL).

Tom has a highly specialised practice in brachial plexus surgery (in all ages from birth through childhood, adolescence and adults). He treats all traumatic conditions of nerve, nerve compression and nerve tumours. Tom also has an expert practice in post traumatic neuropathic pain states, Lumbar and lumbosacral plexus pathologies as well as nerve reconstruction in all parts of the body excluding the face.