Professor Bo Povlsen

Professor Bo Povlsen

MD, PhD

Orthopaedic Surgery

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5 specialists

29 years of experience
25 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.83

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.83

Top feedback

“Professor Povlsen was very patient and kind whilst explaining my condition, would absolutely recommend. “
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Subspecialties

  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Danish
  • Swedish
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3579329
  • British Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 15072
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1791 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1556 reviews

    About

    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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    Procedures

    • Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Joint Fusion (Hand)
    • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
    • Joint Injection
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Postoperative Rehabilitation
    • Revision Surgery
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Ulnar Nerve Release
    • Video Consultation
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
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    Special interests

    • Hand Pain
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Bone Spurs
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Dislocation of the Elbow
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Elbow Instability
    • Elbow Stiffness
    • Finger Injury
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Injury
    • Hand Problems
    • Kienbock’s Disease
    • Mallet Finger
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fractures
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    Education

    Qualifications

    • Orthopaedic specialist 1990
    • Hand Surgery specialist 1992

    Additional training 

    • Shoulder and Elbow WA Souter, Edinburgh 1995 

    Memberships 

    • British Elbow and Shoulder Society, 1995 
    • British Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1995 
    • British Orthopaedic Association, 1995 
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