Mr. Dafydd (Taff) Edwards is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Royal London Hospital, where he delivers specialist hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, and medical care for severely injured patients and an elective service in Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery. He is the current Clinical Lead for Hand surgery at Barts.
Mr. Edwards qualified in Medicine from St.Thomas's Hospital in 2000. He has undertaken the year long prestigious British Society of Surgery to the Hand (BSSH) Advanced Training Fellowship based at Wrightington hospital where he specialised in wrist/hand surgery, complex elbow reconstruction and peripheral nerve injury.
He is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary College on the Master in Trauma course. His professional knowledge and skills are constantly kept up to date and is reflected in his recent publications and book contribution, notably an author for the latest edition of Grays Anatomy (2019).
His clinical interests include Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ganglion cyst removal, sports injuries, elbow reconstruction, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve and ligament conditions, and Rheumatoid Arthritis of the hand, wrist or elbow.
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Mr Edwards is an outstanding upper limb surgeon, always up to date, very knowledgeable and with the finest attention to detail. We have looked after common patients and often collaborate in our practices both privately and in the NHS. I recommend him highly without hesitation.
Mr Edwards’ encyclopaedic knowledge is matched by his ability to put patients at ease with his straight-talking gentle confidence. Patients I have referred to him report that they feel completely reassured and satisfied, for both straightforward and complex or unusual problems.
Mr Edwards has extensive experience in Hand and Elbow surgery, and complex upper limb trauma. He is an excellent surgeon and colleague.
I have worked with Mr Edwards for a number of years. He has a great rapport with his patients. He is an excellent surgeon, I would have no hesitation in recommending him to friends and family.