Areas of expertise
Clinical Practice & Experience
Mr Edward Mills was appointed as both Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in 2012. He undertook his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in West Yorkshire followed by fellowship training in the Ilizarov Method at the Northern General Hospital Sheffield. Since 2018, Mr Mills has also enjoyed his role as a Major Trauma Consultant.
Mr Mills has a particular interest in severe lower limb fractures including fractures of the tibial plateau and plafond, as well as segmental and open fractures (including bone loss), treated with fine wire circular fixators using Ilizarov methods. He also has extensive expertise in general trauma of the lower and upper limb. His elective practice encompasses post-traumatic and developmental limb reconstruction, including non-union, malunion & deformity, limb length inequality, bone infection and amputation. Mr Mills’ interests also expand to hip fracture management including atypical (bisphosphonate related) fractures and total hip replacement (THR) for trauma and degenerative conditions.
Summary of Publications
Teaching & Training
Prizes and Awards
Trainer of the year; South Yorkshire Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2016
STH Patient Safety Award 2018: As Orthopaedic Lead for hip fractures in Sheffield, Mr Mills’ team managed to reduced infection rate to less than 1% and sustained this improvement to date.
Finalist in the Health Service Journal Patient Safety awards 2018 in the infection control category.
Memberships of Professional Bodies & Learned Societies
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS)
Orthopaedic Trauma Society (OTS)