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Dominic Power is a Consultant in Hand and Peripheral Nerve surgeon working within the NHS in the UK. He trained at Cambridge University and at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham. He was appointed as a consultant in 2007 and developed his interest in nerve injury reconstruction whilst working at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine and the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre War Nerve Injuries Clinic, assessing and treating injured personnel from combat operations. He established a regional peripheral nerve injuries unit at the Birmingham Hand Centre in 2010 to deliver advanced reconstructive capabilities to the UK civilian population. He has developed a number of UK national services including nerve transfer surgery for spinal cord injury, nerve transfer for failed spinal surgery and motor radiculopathy and a regional nerve tumour service. He established the HaPPen Research Network and the UK National Nerve Research Network and is a member of the research committee of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. He now spends 80% of his time treating nerve injuries and 20% with hand trauma and reconstruction. He undertakes approximately 60 nerve transfers procedures per year and has been invited to lecture on nerve surgery worldwide with more than 100 invited lectures in the last 10 years. Techniques developed in Birmingham have featured in the UK national press, ITV news and as part of a BBC documentary on advances in surgical reconstruction.
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