Chris Faux

As a former Wrightington Registrar and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chris remembers the strong impression Sir John made on him.

Chris is a member of the John Charnley Trust. He trained at Liverpool Medical School and first worked with Sir John in 1974.

Roles:

  • 1974-75: Wrightington General Registrar
  • 1976: Wrightington Senior Registrar
  • 1977-1999: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Preston
  • 1999-2003: Wrightington Hospital

This interview can be seen at Wrightington Hospital in Hip Histories. The exhibition is set in Sir John Charnley's biomechanics laboratory and tells the story of his pioneering work in orthopaedic surgery.

Chris Faux was interviewed by Dr Francis Neary.

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I was surprised to find laid out in the on-call room a white coat with my name already stitched in the back.

In theatre, a locker had been allocated and named, inside which was a new helmet with my name on it as well.

This gave a foresight of what was to come.

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Chris Faux

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