Contact Details:

Private Practice Manager  – Jane Islip.
T: 0115 8500430

Bookings for Private Patients:

Spire Nottingham Hospital  T: 0115 8281473

BMI Park Hospital Nottingham  T: 0808 1010337

Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital (Ramsay) T: 0115 9932015

Circle Nottingham T: 0115 9248446.

Nottingham University Hospital (Nottingham City Hospital) (NHS Only)
T: 0115 9691169. Lucy Richardson ext: 56899


Mr Gooding is a Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon and Clinical Chairman of Circle Nottingham.

He has clinics at The Circle Nottingham NHS Treatment centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, Spire Nottingham, The BMI Park Hospital, and The Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital.

His Fellowship training includes:

  • Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship.
  • Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship.
  • The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Orthopaedics, Boston USA – as the British Shoulder and Elbow Society Travelling Fellow 2012.
  • Australia – Southern Orthopaedics and The Sydney Shoulder Institute – as the Malkin Travelling Fellow 2011.

His local training includes the Nottingham University Hospitals, Derby Hospitals and Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Special Interests:


Soft Tissue Injury of the Shoulder.
Degenerative conditions of the Shoulder.
Shoulder fractures.


Trauma, soft tissue and ligament injuries.
Arthritis and Elbow replacement.

His clinical practice includes both arthroscopic and open surgery.

He has a particular interest in education and has been involved in development of orthopaedic assessment tools and medical websites.

He acts as an expert consultant for companies including Smith and Nephew, Arthrex, JRI and Lockdown. He is a member of the user group and development team for the JRI VAIOS shoulder replacement system and the Lockdown synthetic ligament used for clavicle and elbow stabilisation.

He performs over 500 operations per year and routinely monitors clinical outcomes.

Positions Of Responsibility:

Chair of the Greater Nottingham Clinical Cabinet, 2017 – present.

Clinical Chairman of Circle Nottingham and UK Hospitals exec board member for Circle Health, 2017 – present,

British Elbow and Shoulder Society Education Committee 2012-2014.

Co-Organiser of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society congress in Nottingham 2014.


BMedSci 2001
MBChB 2003
MRCS (Ed) 2006
FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2011