Mr Richard Andrew Sankey

Mr Richard Andrew Sankey

MA(Cantab) FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

25 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

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“So far no criticism all went well but early days! Sankey very approachable and easy to communicate to. “
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  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4438074
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,257 reviews

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    316 reviews


    Mr Andrew Sankey is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in shoulder and elbow surgery. He has an NHS practice at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.

    Mr Sankey completed an undergraduate degree at St John's College, Cambridge before going on to graduate from St Mary's Hospital, London. He specialised in Orthopaedics on the University College Hospital/Middlesex rotation in London.

    Mr Sankey has an interest in research, in particular, shoulder arthroplasty and proximal humerus fracture fixation methods. He has presented his research nationally and internationally and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. 

    Mr Sankey has created an app to support his patients throughout their preparation for and recovery from surgery, personalised to each patient.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Arthroscopy
    • Management of sports injuries
    • Total shoulder arthroplasty
    • Treatment of shoulder and elbow fractures
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Management of subacromial impingement
    • Treatment of shoulder and elbow arthritis
    • Shoulder stabilisation
    • Treatment of tennis and golf elbow
    • Repair of biceps tendon rupture


    • Sports injuries
    • Arthroscopy
    • Arthroplasty
    • Rotator cuff tears
    • Subacromial impingement
    • Tennis and golf elbow
    • Elbow fractures
    • Biceps tendon rupture
    • Acromioclavicular joint arthritis


    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopy
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Joint Injection
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Tendon Repair
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
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    • MA at St John's College, University of Cambridge- 1997
    • MBBS at St Mary's Hospital, London- 1997
    • FRCS at London- 2007
    • 12-month Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at the Shoulder Unit at St Mary’s Hospital
    • Research in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering Imperial College


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