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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 13 specialists
26 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery, Sports Injury + 1more

Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon Mr Sam Gidwani is based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London, where he specialises in disorders of the hand, wrist and forearm. Mr Gidwani frequently treats and manages injuries of musicians, professional and amateur athletes. Indeed, during the London 2012 Summer Olympics, he was one of the surgeons in charge of managing any hand and wrist injuries of the athletes. His key specialist areas of expertise include carpal tunnel syndrome, finger joint replacement, ganglion cyst removal, joint fusion (both hand and wrist), rheumatoid hand surgery, tendon repair of the hand, wrist arthroscopy, arthritis (both hand and wrist), Dupuytren’s contracture, hand deformaties, mallet finger, trigger finger, as well as general hand and wrist complaints.

In 2006, Mr Gidwani successfully completed his specialist training in orthopaedics and acheived his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics). He then went on to undertake two years of further training specialising specifically in the hand and wrist at leading centres including, the Pulvertaft Hand Centre at the Royal Derby Hospital, Oxford's Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and even further afield, at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. He culminated his training by achieving the British postgraduate Diploma in Hand Surgery. In 2009, Mr Gidwani embarked upon his consultant career at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and became the Clinical Lead of the Guy's Orthopaedic Department (2014-2017), one London's biggest and of the largest and busiest units.

In addition to his busy schedule as a clinician, Mr Gidwani shares a passion for education and training junior surgeons. He is co-founder and convener of the St Thomas’ Cadaveric Hand Trauma course and also devotes his time to serve on the British Hand Surgery Society’s Instructional Course Committee. Striving to keep abreast of the latest advancements and broaden his knowledge and skills in the field, Mr Gidwani often attends national and international conferences, either as or as a member of faculty. When it comes to research, his key interests lie in the treatment of scaphoid fractures and the use of joint replacement in the hand and wrist.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
14 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Trauma Surgery

Mr Daniel Williams is a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon based at the London Clinic. His NHS practice is Barts Health NHS Trust and he provides elective and trauma care at London's busiest major trauma centre, The Royal London Hospital, and at Whipps Cross Hospital. He takes an evidence-based approach to clinical practice and prides himself on clear communication with his patients.

He has specialist interests in the following areas:

  • Trauma
  • Hand and Wrist surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery

Mr Williams qualified in medicine at the University of Bristol Medical School and completed his Orthopaedic specialty training in London on the renowned Percivall Pott Rotation. After receiving his Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2017, he undertook a two-year fellowship at the Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Unit in Australia. He is highly trained and proficient in all areas of upper limb surgery including trauma, arthroscopic wrist and shoulder procedures, microsurgery, and joint replacements (shoulder and hand). He specialises in complex trauma, minimally invasive wrist surgery, and small joint arthroplasty.

Mr Williams is actively involved in teaching and research and he is regularly invited as a faculty member on national courses. He also teaches in the QMUL Trauma Sciences MSC Programme. He is also involved in research and has had his work published in international peer-reviewed journals and specialist textbooks. Additionally, he has presented at both national and international meetings.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 7 specialists
25 years of experience
Sports Injury, Hand & Wrist Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Professor Tony Kochhar is a Consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with over a decade of experience in shoulder, elbow, upper limb surgery. He centres his practice around the early accurate diagnosis and prompt specialist treatment.

Professor Kochhar trained at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, and went on to work under world renowned shoulder surgeons, during fellowship training in New York and Alps Surgery Institute in France. Since qualifying, he now works with elite sports people and has developed a keen interest in sports science, strength and conditioning.

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Orthopaedic Surgery
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Recommended by 6 specialists
26 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery + 1more

Mr Tavakkolizadeh completed his Orthopaedic Registrar training at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and he has completed two fellowships including a sports medicine and upper limb surgery fellowship in Australia followed by a year of upper limb surgery fellowship at King's College Hospital. He took up the post of Consultant Orthopaedic and upper limb surgeon at King's College Hospital in 2008.

He provides a comprehensive upper limb service including minimally invasive and arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery. He also performs wrist arthroscopies and treats upper limb fractures and soft tissue sports injuries in conjunction with appropriate rehabilitation when necessary.

He also treats nerve compression neuropathies including cubital and carpal tunnel syndrome.

He is actively involved in research and teaching. He has extensive publications in peer reviewed journals and is involved in postgraduate teaching and training. He is an organiser and faculty member in several educational and skills courses nationally and participates regularly in GP and physio teaching programmes. He has been an invited guest speaker at several international meetings.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Biceps repair, Pec major repar, clavicle fracture, acromioclavicular joint dislocation, shoulder dislocation, elbow dislocation, elbow fracture, wrist fracture

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Wrist surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Sports injuries
  • Upper limb surgery
  • Upper limb fractures
  • Fractures and trauma
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Tennis elbow
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Injections
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve compression
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Elbow replacement
  • Base of thumb arthritis
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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
20 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery

Lorenzo Garagnani is a highly specialised Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, one of the few surgeons treating the whole spectrum of disorders of the hand, wrist and peripheral nerves of the upper limb both in adults and children. His main sub-specialist interests are complex wrist surgery and arthroscopy and paediatric hand surgery, in particular surgery of the congenital anomalies of the hand and upper limb.

Lorenzo has a keen interest in Medical Education and his regular activities include supervision of and teaching to Specialist Trainees, Hand Fellows and medical students, and he is the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Lead for Undergraduate Medical Education in Orthopaedics, tutor for the British Diploma in Hand Surgery and examiner for the European Diploma in Hand Surgery.

He is an Honorary Reader at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College London, and Director of IBRA's London Upper Limb Fellowship.

Lorenzo is the joint Lead of the Hand Unit at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London.

Mr Garagnani is author of numerous scientific publications that include articles and book chapters, and is regular speaker and faculty at national and international conferences, meetings and courses.

Lorenzo is internationally recognised for his work and research on new minimally invasive techniques that allow reduction of surgical morbidity in hand and wrist surgery, especially on children with congenital and acquired hand disorders and adults with complex hand and wrist disorders.

Lorenzo's NHS practice is based at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and he consults privately at the following HCA’s hospitals in London: the London Bridge Hospital and The Portland Hospital for Women and Children.

Mr Garagnani is also:

- President of the Pediatric Hand - International Society of Surgeons (PHISOS)

- Secretary General of the Italian Medical Society of Great Britain (IMSoGB)

- Member of the International Relations Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

- Member of the International Traveling Fellows Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

- Member of the Diploma Examination Committee of the European Board of Hand Surgery (EBHS) / Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Tendon Repair (Wrist)
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Tendon Surgery (hand and wrist)
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Congenital Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Paediatric Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Cubital Tunnel Decompression
  • Hand and wrist arthritis surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fracture (Broken Bone) Hand and Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Hand Deformities (children and adults)
  • Congenital Hand & Wrist Anomalies
  • Hand & Wrist Problems
  • Hand & Wrist Disorders
  • Trigger Finger
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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
20 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery

Mr Arsan is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in all aspects of the treatment of hand & wrist disorders as well as treatment of the injured elbow. Matay has been a substantive Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2012. He developed a modern and successful upper limb service for occupational accidents at the St. Bonifatius Hospital as well as St. Christophorus Clinic.

Matay grew up in the Netherlands and graduated from medical school at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam and completed his Trauma & Orthopaedic surgical training in Germany. He continued his sub-specialty training through an intensive 3-year hand surgery training at the Hand Zentrum Lingen, a renowned hand center in Lower Saxony, under the supervision of Dr M. Nicoloff, a leading total-wrist arthroplasty surgeon in Germany. He was then appointed Lead Hand Surgeon of the Trauma & Orthopaedics Department of St. Bonifatius Hospital. Matay gained experience working in the academic teaching hospitals of North Rhine-Westphalia, affiliated to the University of Münster, where his post incorporated trauma and management of both non-operative & operative management of high/low-velocity injuries as well as sports injuries.

Matay consistently uses up-to-date techniques such as the WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anaesthetics No Tourniquet) as well as evidence-based treatments and minimally invasive (including keyhole) surgery, which enables him to achieve good surgical outcomes. His patients are treated as day cases and can return home after surgery. Matay believes in teaching his patients to understand their injury or condition and involves them in not only decision making but also in post-operative treatment. 

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Orthopaedic Surgery
45 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery + 2more

Mr Anand Arya is a senior Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 35 years of experience with special interest in treating upper limb problems. He has special expertise in treating elbow problems with keyhole surgery. He is a consultant with NHS practice at King's College Hospital, London, working at King's for more than 25 years. He is the foremost elbow surgeon at King's and runs the Elbow clinic inthe King's College Hospital, London.

Mr Arya undertook his orthopaedic training at Jaipur(India), Liverpool (UK) and Dundee(Scotland), completing an elbow fellowship at Tulane University medical school, New Orleans with Buddy Savoie and at Mayo Clinic, USA with Bernard Morrey. He is a fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England and a member of British Medical Association, British Orthopaedic Association and British Elbow & Shoulder Society.

Mr Arya is an honorary visiting professor at MG university of Medical Science & Technology, Jaipur, India. He regularly lectures medical students and is a clinical. adviser/personal tutor of 12 medical students of Guy's King's and St Thomas school of Medicine, London. He is leading on several clinical research projects, has published widely and regularly speaks on national and international forums. He is an accredited appraiser and the audit lead of Trauma & Orthopaedic department in his hospital. He is the Principal Investigator of a national trial on exploring new methods of treating fracture of the elbow.

Mr Arya is an ex-member of the Governing council of King’s College Hospital, London and Deputy Chair of the Local Negotiating Committee of the hospital and the past President of ‘British Indian Orthopaedic Society’, UK.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

· Arthroscopy of shoulder, elbow, wrist

· Joint Injection

· Steroid Injection

· Tendon Repair

· Carpal Tunnel Decompression

· Trigger finger and thumb release

· Cysts/swelling/ pain in fingers, hand or wrist

· Bent, stiff or deformed finger

· Finger Joint Replacement

· Ganglion Cyst Removal

· Joint Fusion (Hand)

· Joint Fusion (Wrist)

· Rheumatoid Hand Surgery

· Tendon Repair (Hand)

· Wrist Arthroscopy

· Wrist Replacement

· Rotator Cuff Repair

· Shoulder Arthroscopy

· Shoulder Replacement

· Shoulder Stabilisation

· Frozen shoulder

· Ulnar Nerve Release

· External Fixation Devices

· Fracture Fixation Surgery

· Humerus fractures - proximal

· Humerus fractures - shaft

· Humerus fracture - distal

· Elbow fracture

· Radial head fractures

· Olecranon fractures

· Elbow dislocation

· Clavicle fractures

· Problems and fractures of ACJ

· Shoulder pain after fall/injury

· Elbow pain after fall / injury

· Wrist and hand fractures

· Wrist and hand pain after fall/injury

· Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

· Dislocated Shoulder

· Fracture (Broken Bone)

· Osteoarthritis

· Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)

· Peripheral Nerve Injury

· Sports Injuries

· Arthritis (Hand)

· Arthritis (Wrist)

· Hand Deformities

· Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries

· Hand Pain

· Hand Problems

· Kienbock’s Disease

· Mallet Finger

· Trigger Finger

· Arthritis (Elbow)

· Arthritis (Shoulder)

· Elbow Instability

· Elbow Stiffness

· Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

· Rotator Cuff Injury

· Shoulder Labral Tear

· Shoulder Pain

· Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)

· Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

· Clavicle Fractures

· Dislocation Of the Elbow

· Elbow Fractures

· Forearm Fractures

· Humerus Fractures

· Osteoporotic Fractures

· Wrist Fractures

· Painful wrist, hand, elbow or shoulder for any

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Orthopaedic Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
20 years of experience
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery + 1more

Mr Karuppaiah is a clinician and an academic. As a clinician, he works with Kings College Hospital, London, as a consultant. He occupied the position after completing his higher training in shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist surgeries in 2014. He is into the treatment of multiple injured patients at Kings College Hospital. He is into the management of various orthopaedic conditions that affect the shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist. He is skilled at broad evaluation and management of sports injuries, arthritis, nerve, and tendon problems in the upper limb. Likewise, Mr Karuppaiah provides tertiary referral service for complex upper-limb injuries. His orthopaedic training took place in Kings College Hospital, London and Ganga Hospital, India.

He obtained training in a variety of hospitals in southeast London and northeast England. He bagged master’s degrees in orthopaedics from the Teesside University, UK and Madras Medical College, India. His master’s degree was on Evidence-Based Medicine in Orthopaedics and it helped to adjust his clinical approach to patients towards the provision of the best available and up-to-date evidence-based cutting-edge care. As an academic, Mr Karuppaiah frequently lectures at national and international leading conferences and training courses. He teaches trainees on modern orthopaedic techniques, as well as the trainees from SE Thames Orthopaedic rotation, and undergraduate students at Guys, Kings, and St. Thomas Medical Schools.

He is a faculty in Kings FRCS intense revision course- Hand surgery FRCS (Orth) revision course and Medway Upper-limb course and is a clinical and educational supervisor for foundation year and speciality training doctors. Mr Karuppaiah has over 25 articles in peer-reviewed indexed journals. His research interest is in upper-limb research and his research efforts have been recognised nationally and internationally. His research work is cited by many authors, journals and orthopaedic textbooks. He belongs to the editorial board and reviews a variety of international scientific orthopaedic journals. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Clavicle fractures, shoulder dislocation, ACJ separations, shoulder and humerus fractures, elbow fractures and ligament injuries, radius/ulna fractures, distal radius fractures, scaphoid fractures, hand fractures and ligament injuries, Dupuytrens disease, trigger finger.

  • Hand and wrist - Dupuytren’s disease, neuropathies (carpal tunnel/cubital tunnel syndrome), trigger finger, Ganglion, lumps.
  • Elbow – Tendinitis (Tennis & Golfer’s elbow), arthritis, stiffness, ligament injuries
  • Shoulder – Rotator cuff problems/tear, dislocation/instability, impingement syndrome, tendinitis, arthritis, bursitis, frozen shoulder
  • Fractures – Clavicle, Shoulder, humerus, elbow, Radius/ulna, Distal radius, scaphoid and hand
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Orthopaedic Surgery
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 7 specialists
38 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Hand Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery + 1more

Remote consultations

Associate Professor Povlsen (Bo) is delivering remote consultations to reduce the need for patients to travel and come into contact with others during the evolving COVID-19 situation. Please call 0207 357 8859 to organise a remote consultation.

Associate Professor Povlsen is a leading expert who solely treat hand, elbow and shoulder conditions and specialises in minimal and non-invasive treatment.

NHS: He was a senior consultant at Guy's Hospital for more than 20 years.

PRIVATE CARE: For the last 8 years he has been concentrating on treating private patients at London Bridge Hospital. He receives referrals of complex hand and upper extremity problems from within the UK as well as internationally.

Board Member: He is board member of the British Orthopaedic Association - professional standards committee.

Clinical Interests: His clinical interests are nerve entrapment conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, Dupuytren contracture, wrist/elbow/shoulder pain, tendonitis and work-related upper limb disorders/RSI .

Research: Professor Povlsen has active research interest and has published more than 60 peer reviewed research articles, books and clinical comments generating more than 800 citations.

Leisure: For leisure he is a keen sailor and Yacht Master.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Injection
  • Revision Surgery
  • Joint fusion (hand)
  • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Joint fusion (wrist)
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Multiligament Reconstruction
  • Postoperative Rehabilitation
  • Tendon Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • ulnar nerve release
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Arthritis (Wrist)
  • Hand extensor tendon injuries
  • Hand problems
  • Trigger finger
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Stiffness
  • Kienbock’s Disease
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Bone Spurs
  • Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Hand flexor tendon injuries
  • Hand Pain
  • Mallet finger
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Fracture (broken bone)
  • Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)
  • Elbow Instability
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial epicondylitis)
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral epicondylitis)
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Orthopaedic Surgery
37 years of experience
Hand & Wrist Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Mr Wallace Ogufere is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialist knowledge in treatments regarding upper limb disorders. These include shoulder replacement surgery, shoulder arthroscopy, trigger finger release, carpal tunnel syndrome surgery, ganglion removal surgery, joint manipulation and joint paint treatment using injections. He also has interest in dupuytrens contracture.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Hand problems
  • Hand Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
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