Mr Papanna undertook his General Surgical training from Manchester and Higher Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery from Sheffield Rotation. Following this, he was appointed to the internationally acclaimed Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Programme at the Derby Shoulder and Elbow Unit. During his fellowship he gained wealth of experience in shoulder and elbow surgery and dealing with a high volume of complex cases.
On completion of his fellowship programme he travelled to shoulder and elbow centres of excellence in France as a visiting surgeon and gained insight and experience into state of the art surgical techniques from world renowned surgeons.
Mr Papanna aims to provide his patients with a first-class outcome through a caring and personally tailored service, delivered in a timely fashion, using proven techniques and prosthesis.
He has several peer-reviewed publications in high impact scientific orthopaedics and trauma journals. He has presented his research work in numerous international and national meetings such as Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow, European federation of national association of orthopaedics and traumatology and the British shoulder and elbow society. He has also been invited to speak at various orthopaedic forums on bone substitutes (BMP’S) used in orthopaedic and trauma surgery.
He continues to be actively involved in departmental research activities. Further, he is a scientific peer reviewer for various Orthopaedic and trauma journals including British Shoulder and Elbow Journal.
Mr Papanna is the sector tutor for Trauma & Orthopaedics at Doncaster and Bassetlaw teaching hospitals. He is the trainer for orthopaedic higher surgical trainees, junior doctors and medical students at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals
He is a faculty member on various regional and national postgraduate FRCS orthopaedic clinical courses. Further, he is also an examiner for the medical students.Email Secretary