Meet the team

Consultant shoulder surgeons


Mr Andrew Cole 

Mr Cole is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder surgery. He is an expert in open shoulder surgery and the newer techniques of arthroscopic surgery. Mr Cole took up his consultant post in Southampton in 2001, and has since developed and expanded the service.

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Mr George Cox

Mr Cox is a consultant upper limb and trauma surgeon who specialises in shoulder, hand and elbow surgery. He performs both arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgery, and is passionate about the teaching of trauma care.

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Campbell Hand

Mr Campbell Hand 

Mr Hand is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder surgery. He offers a specialist shoulder surgery service for all adult conditions of the shoulder including rotator cuff disease, frozen shoulder, instability arthritis and fractures. He specialises in both arthroscopic and open surgical techniques.

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Radiology team

Richard Blaquiere

Dr Richard Blaquiere 

Dr Blaquiere has extensive experience and expertise in CT and MR in the diagnosis of musculo-skeletal, abdominal and pelvic conditions.

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Leonard King

Dr Leonard King 

Dr King is a consultant radiologist specialising in ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging, as well as image guided diagnostic and therapeutic interventions of the musculoskeletal system.

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Madeleine Sampson

Dr Madeleine Sampson 

Dr Sampson has over 20 years' consultant specialist experience in the diagnosis of bone, joint and spinal disorders, particularly in the use of image guided interventional investigation and treatment techniques. Dr Sampson uses a wide range of radiology techniques including ultrasound, plain film radiology, fluoroscopy, CT and MR imaging .

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Vasileios Skiadas

Dr Vasileios Skiadas 

Dr Skiadas has been a consultant radiologist at UHS since 2013 following UK fellowship training. He specialises in ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging and image guided procedures.

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Matthew Thomas

Dr Matthew Thomas 

Dr Thomas is a consultant radiologist who's worked for the Trust since October 2009. He specialises in ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging and image guided procedures.

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Clinical specialist physiotherapists

Debbie Prince

Debbie has specialised in the treatment of shoulder problems since 1998. She practices privately and in the NHS in a busy outpatient physiotherapy department. She also works as a clinical specialist physiotherapist in the consultant orthopaedic shoulder clinic at Southampton, assessing a wide range of shoulder injuries as well as patients who are recovering from surgery.