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Mr Dafydd 'Taff' Edwards is available for video consultations.
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Mr Taff Edwards is a fellowship trained Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in routine and trauma upper limb surgery.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Hand, wrist and Elbow conditions
Upper limb nerve injury and problems
Hand, wrist and elbow sports injuries
Upper limb trauma

Professional profile

Mr Edwards is currently a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, a Major Trauma Centre where he offers outstanding care to severely injured patients as well as an elective service in Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery.

His background extends from experience and training at the DGH and Trauma Centre Level, and has undertaken the year long prestigious British Society of Surgery to the Hand (BSSH) Advanced Training Fellowship based at Wrightington hospital where he specialised in wrist/hand surgery, complex elbow reconstruction and peripheral nerve injury.

Mr Edwards enjoys involvement in pragmatic evidence-based clinically driven research and has engaged in clinical research whilst on Fellowship in collaboration with a team of specialists expertised in their field.

Mr Edwards also has been involved in teaching and research in many fields.

He studied for his research Doctorate at Imperial College London from 2014 to 2016 for which he was awarded The Alexander Medal Presented by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester; The Premier Award of the British Army medical services for professional work of outstanding merit.

He is a tutor at Queen Mary College on the Master in Trauma course. His professional knowledge and skills are constantly kept up to date and is reflected in his recent publications and book contribution, notably an author for the latest edition of Grays Anatomy (2019).

Current posts

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
    The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health.

Awards and accolades

1. The Alexander Medal - Presented by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester. The Premier Award of the British Army medical services for professional work of outstanding merit, 2017.

2. Combined Services Orthopaedic Society Research Prize, May 2017.

3. Wrightington Best Basic Sciences Research Prize; Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Trust, April 2017.

4. Employee of the Month – Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Trust, April 2017.

5. Gauvain Orthopaedic Society – Scientific Research Prize, June 2016.

6. Philip Fulford Prize – Best Research Paper, Combined Services Orthopaedic Society, May, 2016.

7. Imperial College London Presidents Award for “Outstanding Research Team” Centre for Blast Injury Studies – 2015

8. Montefiore Memorial Medal, 2014. - “Awarded annually to a surgeon in the RAMC who has by his/her surgical practice, research and application been considered to most have distinguished him/herself in the subject of Military Surgery.”

9. Honorary Research Fellow Royal College of Surgeon (England), May 2014.

10. Conference Best Presentation – Combined Services Orthopaedic Society Conference, May 2007. “Penetration of the Warrior Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) by Shaped Charge Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) – Emerging Injury Patterns.”

11. Conference Best Poster Presentation Prize – Tri-Service Surgery Conference, March 2007. “Case Series – Injuries sustained during Indirect Enemy Fire (IDF); The value of Personal Protection (PP), Combat Body Armour (CBA) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)”

Medical training

Year qualified 2000
  • Guy's and St.Thomas's Medical School 1994-2000