Our specialties

We provide elective surgery in the following specialities:

Hip and knee joint surgery

This inclides simple and complex surgery to the hip and knee joint, for example joint replacements, keyhole surgery, ligament repair and reconstruction.

Hip and knee joint patients are managed via the enhanced recovery pathway. This invovles pre-op assessment, patient education, health preparation, prescription management and early rehabilitation.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr Patel, Mr Youssef, Mr Griffiths, Mr Dos Remedios, Mr Lim, Mr Qureshi, Mr Halabi, Mr Roberts, Mr Shaylor,  Mr Malek, and Mr Wade.

Foot and ankle surgery

Simple and complex surgery to the ankle, foot and toes, for example ankle replacements, keyhole surgery, bone correction, specialised injections, toe deformities and ligament alignment. We have close links to external podiatrists and orthotic practitioners.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr Ali, Mr McBride, Mr Rees and Mr Mountain.

Shoulder surgery

This involves simple and complex surgery to the shoulder, collar bone and upper arm, for example shoulder replacements, keyhole surgery, bone correction, specialised injections, bone deformities and tendon repair.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr McClelland, Mr Mehta and Mr Kathuria.

Hand surgery

This includes simple and complex surgery to the forearm, wrist, hand, thumb and fingers, for example, wrist replacements, keyhole surgery, bone correction and removal, specialised injections, bone fixation and tendon repair. We work closely with the specialised hand occupational therapy team.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr Smith, Mr Thomas, Mr Neal and Mr Bhoora.

Spinal surgery

This involves simple and complex surgery to the upper, middle and lower part of the spine, including disc replacements, disc removal, bone correction, specialised injections and correction of spinal deformities for both adults and children. Some spinal surgeons also form part of the Neurosurgery team.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr Ahmed, Mr Starantzis, Mr Brown, Mr Rouholamin, Mr Konduru, Mr Jasani,  Mr Tzerakis and Mjr Harrison.

Paediatric surgery

Simple and complex surgery to all ages of children  – for example, key hole surgery, bone correction, specialised injections, bone deformities, tendon repair and management of babies with hip problems. Our inpatient surgery is based on ward 217 and we link closely with our specialised nurses and the main P​aediatric service.

The consultant team that manages this service is: Mr Dwyer, Mr Emery, Ms Shears and Ms Belen Carsi.​

Trauma service

The trauma consultant team led by Mr Iain McFadyen manages all types of bone and joint trauma in the outpatient (fracture) clinics, in the emergency department and on our trauma wards. We are the regional centre for spinal trauma, pelvic trauma and have a nationally recognised lower limb reconstruction service.

General trauma is managed on ward 226 and a specialised ward (225) to care for all our fracture hip patients and provide acute rehabilitation for trauma patients on ward 227 (ARTU)

You can find out more in the Our Wards section.