Miss Jo Dartnell

Qualifications

MBBS , MSc , FRCS (T&O)

GMC number: 6102875

Practicing since: 2004

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • 3rd Monday of the month – all day
  • 3rd Friday AM
  • Every Tuesday AM
  • Overview

Or call us on

01689 601790

About

Having completed a degree in Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool, Ms Dartnell studied medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. Qualifying, with distinction, in 2004, she moved on to Basic Surgical Training in North East London.

Her Higher Surgical Training was undertaken on the South East London rotation including paediatric orthopaedics at Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital, Evelina Children’s Hospital and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells. During this training she also gained an MSc in Trauma & Orthopaedics writing a dissertation on Musculoskeletal Infection in children, which helped to inform National guidelines.

She returned to Evelina Children’s Hospital in 2012 for a Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics and then on to National University Hospital in Singapore where she continued paediatric fellowship training and was offered the role as a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Orthopaedics. She also completed a fellowship in the hand and reconstruction department. She was appointed as a Consultant at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells in March 2015 and receives referrals from all over the South East of England. She has an honorary contract at Great Ormond Street Hospital and East Sussex NHS Trust where she carries out monthly clinics. Her specialist interests within paediatric orthopaedics are limb deformity, DDH, osteogenesis imperfecta and cerebral palsy.

Special interests

Paediatrics, specifically correction of congenital and acquired limb deformity, DDH, osteogenesis imperfect, cerebral palsy and paediatric trauma

Personal interests

  • 2 young lively daughters
  • Scuba diving and underwater photography
  • Tennis

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Miss Jo Dartnell at Nuffield Health

  • Paediatric medicine

Locations Miss Jo Dartnell works with

Related experience

Research

Books:
BOA bluebook. 

Bruce C, Rowland D, Katchburian M, Dartnell J. The management of acute bone and joint infection in childhood. A guide to good practice. BOA Bluebook. Published Dec 2013

Dartnell J, Ramsay M. The Respiratory System. 2005. Hodder Arnold

Author of one book in a series of texts entitled ‘One Stop Doc’, aimed at medical students, nurses and physiotherapists

Book chapters:

Prosthetics chapter: Basic Sciences: a Stanmore guide. Ed. M Ramachandran. 2017

Stem cell therapy in cerebral palsy: an update. Current Progress in Orthopaedics. Ed. Johari, Luk, Waddell. Oct 2014

Publications:

Dartnell J, Gough M, Paterson M, Norman-Taylor F. Proximal femoral resection without the use of post-operative traction in children with severe cerebral palsy: a review of 77 cases. Bone Joint J. 2014; 96-B: 701-6

Dartnell J, Paterson M, Magill N, Norman-Taylor F. Proximal femoral resection for the painful dislocated hip in cerebral palsy: does indomethacin make a difference to heterotopic ossification? J Pediatric Orthop 2014. 34(3):295-99

Dartnell J, Hui JH. Commentary: Correlation between trochlear dysplasia and anterior cruciate ligament injury. J Orthop Surg. 2013. 21(2): 141

Dartnell J, Ramachandran M, Katchburian M.  Instructional review. Paediatric osteomyelitis: A systematic review. JBJS May 2012 94-B(5):584-595 

Memberships

  • British Limb Reconstruction Society
  • British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • British Society of Surgery in Cerebral Palsy
  • Co-Chair of Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway for South East of England
  • National steering committee for CPIP England

Other post held

  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Insurers Miss Jo Dartnell works with

Miss Jo Dartnell works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Simplyhealth

Declaration

Miss Jo Dartnell does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Miss Jo Dartnell does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Jo Dartnell does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.