Professor Mike Reed is a full-time trauma and hip and knee joint replacement surgeon. He trained in the North of England and did fellowships in New Zealand.

He was previously a co-author of the trauma and orthopaedic curriculum led the orthopaedic elogbook, with over 50M ops logged in all specialties. He was training programme director for Northern (67 trainees), and he chaired the education committee for the British Orthopaedic Association. 

At a Trust level Prof Reed has run improvement programmes in hip fracture care, infection prevention and enhanced recovery for the 2700 hip and knee replacements patients who have this surgery in the Trust each year. He is Head of Department, working with a team of 25 talented colleagues. He is President of the British Orthopaedic Directors 2020-2022, and sits on Council of the British Orthopaedic Association.

His research focuses on clinical outcomes and infection prevention, diagnosis and management. With Northumbria he is leading a national collaborative on hip fracture care and runs basic science research from Newcastle University and clinical trials from the University of York. He supervises multiple MD and PhDs, and is leading 3 large multicentre studies.

Professor Reed is on the steering committee and executive of the National Joint Registry and Chairs the Annual Report.