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 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. Whilst on rotation Tom was awarded the highest mark in a rotational FRCS mock examination with formal recognition from his Director of Studies.
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 as a Consultant Surgeon at RNOH
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.
Tom also provided consultancy at Headley Court the Defence Medical Rehab Centre, Surrey in the Nerve Injuries of War clinic (taking this repsonsibility over from Professor Rolfe Birch on his retirement) 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 was the Head of Undergraduate Education in the Division of Surgery for the UCL Medical School from 2014-2018.