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Dr Elizabeth Khadija Tissingh

King’s Kongo Central Partnership Lead

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Born to Dutch and Kiwi parents, Elizabeth grew up in Spain. She completed an undergraduate science degree in London and went on to study medicine at King’s College London.  After junior doctor jobs in Scotland, she undertook an MSc at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with a research project on the management of clubfoot in Malawi. Now a trauma and orthopaedic trainee on the East of England rotation, she is based in Matadi (Democratic Republic of the Congo) for a year. She is lead for the King’s Kongo Central Partnership and lectures on the King’s Global Health MSc. Her research interests include trauma systems, trauma in sub-Saharan Africa and trauma training in LMICs.

Selected publications

Tissingh E, Johnson A, Queally J, Carrothers A Fix and replace: An emerging paradigm for treating acetabular fractures in older patients World Journal of Orthopaedics Publication due 18th March 2017

Memarzadeh A, Tissingh E, Taki H, Hull P The decline of elective operating in Major Trauma Centres Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England February 2017

Tissingh E, Sudlow A, Jones A, Nolan J Orthopaedic surgical site infection surveillance in NHS England: National audit of current practice Bone Joint J (2017)

Tissingh E, Memarzadeh, Queally J, Hull P Open lower limb fractures in Major Trauma Centres- a loss leader? Injury 2016

Tissingh EK Medical education, global health and travel medicine Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 2009; 7: 15-18 


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