Orthopaedic surgery (Orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery which treats  conditions involving the musculoskeletal system (bones and muscles). Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical treatments to treat musculoskeletal pathology including trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions.

Our orthopaedic surgeons are trained in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery, however have a special interest in diseases of the knee, hip and foot. They have a wide experience in dealing with sports induced injuries and orthopaedic trauma. Some of the orthopaedic services available at the Specialist Medical Clinic are:

Hand & Upper limb Conditions

Common hand and upper limb conditions treated by our specialists include Carpal tunnel syndrome, Trigger finger / thumb problems, Ulna nerve entrapment syndromes, Tennis and golfers elbow, Dupuytren’s contracture, hand and wrist ganglions.  You can read more about our specialist upper limb surgeon Mr Marius Negru here.  and our hand surgeon Mr Andy Fowler.

Shoulder Conditions

Our specialist team (Mr Marius Negru) can investigate and treat all major shoulder conditions including pain, degenerative / arthritic disease and bony injuries, You can read more about our specialist shoulder surgeon Mr Marius Negru here.

Foot Conditions

Common foot problems include degenerative disease, fractures, congenital deformity, Hammer toes, Bunions and Morton’s Neuroma (a painful lump related to the nerves in the foot). Many of these conditions can be treated locally in the clinic. More complex procedures requiring general anaesthesia are undertaken by our surgeons in our partner hospitals in Spain.  You can read more about  our specialist foot surgeon Mr George Chami  here.

Knee & Lower leg problems

Our orthopaedic team treat degenerative disease and traumatic injuriesy to the knee. Procedures available through the clinic include, Arthroscopy +/- meniscectomy, meniscal repair, articular surface debridement, cartilage transfer, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Other procedures around the knee include Larson’s lateral collateral ligament reconstruction, high tibial osteotomy, uni-condylar Oxford knee replacement and total knee replacement.  You can read more about our specialist knee surgeon Mr Thomas Boerger here.

Hip Conditions

Our orthopaedic team are able to investigate and manage a wide range of hip pathology including arthritis and hip impingement syndromes.  Conditions such as include nerve entrapment syndromes, chronic bursitis and non-arthritic pain are also treated. Surgical procedures include Total Hip replacement,  Stabilization of hip fractures, release of the lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh and , Distal fascia lata release for chronic trochanteric bursitis.  You can read more about our specialist Hip surgeon Mr Thomas Boerger here.

Broken bones & trauma

All our orthopaedic surgical team are experienced trauma surgeons.  As such they are able to manage most bone fractures wither conservatively or using surgical techniques. Treatments available at the clinic include the manipulation and casting of limb fractures. In more complicated cases our team offer open reduction and plate fixation of fractures, intra-medullary long bone fracture fixation, peri-articular fracture fixation and tendon repair (Achilles, Quadriceps, Extensor hand and foot).

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Your Specialists

  • Mr Thomas Boerger

    Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon (Hip and Knee joint replacement Specialist)

  • Mr George Chami

    Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

  • Mr Marius Negru

    Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon (Upper Limb and Shoulder Specialist)

  • Mr Andrew Fowler

    Orthopaedic & Trauma surgeon (Hand and wrist Specialist)