Quaye, Mr Michael C.

QuayeM2021BSc (Hons), MBBS Lond,  MRCS Eng, FRCS (Tr & Orth)


Trauma and orthopaedics


Adult spinal surgery

Education and training

Originally from Cheshire, Mr Quaye studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine, graduating in 2006. He received the British Orthopaedic Research Society Student Award in 2006.

During his medical training, Mr Quaye undertook a degree in materials engineering from the renowned materials science department of Queen Mary, University of London, obtaining 1st class honours and the Clinical Materials Prize in 2005.

After graduation, Mr Quaye undertook house jobs in Chelmsford and London before taking up an orthopaedic training post in the Wessex deanery, winning the Gauvain Society Research Prize in 2017.

Mr. Quaye has undertaken advanced training in all areas of specific clinical interest, including fellowships at University Hospital Southampton, Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Groote Schuur in Cape Town (South Africa) and Frimley Park Hospital.


Mr Quaye is a consultant spinal surgeon who is trained in all aspects of both paediatric and adult spinal surgery, including anterior and lateral lumbar (lower spine), as well as trans-thoracic surgery (surgery performed using incisions in the chest).

His main areas of interest are degenerative spine conditions, with and without scoliosis deformity, and the factors influencing the outcomes of surgery. He also has particular interest in metastatic disease (secondary tumours) of the spine.

Awards and prizes

  • Gauvain Society Research Prize - 2017
  • 1st class honours and Clinical Materials Prize - 2005


Mr Quaye has written peer reviewed articles as well as a book chapter on spinal biomaterials. He has presented his work at both national and international conferences.


You can contact Mr Quaye via his secretary, Catherine Conroy on ext. 8277 or email catherine.conroy@uhs.nhs.uk.