Professor Davis qualified from Bristol University in 1980 and completed his Trauma and Orthopaedic training on the Northern Training Scheme, centered in Newcastle.
He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Nottingham University in 1991 and moved into the NHS as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nottingham University Hospitals in 1995. He specializes in Hand Surgery. He was subsequently appointed as an Honorary Professor, now attached to the Division of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology, in 1999.
Professor Davis was President of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand in 2009 and Editor of the Journal of Hand Surgery in 2000-2004 and 2008. He is currently the Chair of the Research and Audit committee of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (2012-)
Professor Davis's research interests include:
- Dupuytren's contractures of the hand
- Hand fractures
- Fractures of the distal radius
- Scaphoid fractures of the wrist
Chief investigator: PB-PG-0613-31083 - Research for Patients benefit: Needle fasciotomy versus limited fasciectomy for the treatment of Dupuytren's contractures of the fingers: a feasibility study… read more
FERGUSON, D. O., SHANBHAG, V., HEDLEY, H., REICHERT, I., LIPSCOMBE, S. and DAVIS, T. R., 2016. Scaphoid fracture non-union: a systematic review of surgical treatment using bone graft: J Hand Surg Eur Vol J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 41(5), 492-500 RODRIGUES, J. N., ZHANG, W., SCAMMELL, B. E. and DAVIS, T. R., 2015. Dynamism in Dupuytren's contractures: J Hand Surg Eur Vol J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 40(2), 166-70
RODRIGUES, J. N., MABVUURE, N. T., NIKKHAH, D., SHARIFF, Z. and DAVIS, T. R., 2015. Minimal important changes and differences in elective hand surgery: J Hand Surg Eur Vol J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 40(9), 900-12
Chief investigator: PB-PG-0613-31083 - Research for Patients benefit: Needle fasciotomy versus limited fasciectomy for the treatment of Dupuytren's contractures of the fingers: a feasibility study which investigates the acceptability and design of a multicentre randomised controlled trial. . Co-applicants: Prof J. Blazeby, Prof L. Duley, Prof W.Hollingworth, Dr N. Mills, Prof A. Montgomery.