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Consultants

Mr Wisam Al-Hakim

Mr Wisam Al-Hakim

Mr Wisam Al-Hakim

Qualifications: MBBS BSc MRCS (Eng) PGDip FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Expertise: Upper Limb Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren’s Disease, Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist

NHS: Barts Health NHS Trust (Whipps Cross Hospital)

Languages: English


Contact info and availability

Telephone Number:  0207 078 3891

Email Address:  orthopaedicspecialists@hje.org.uk

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Consultant Biography

Emergency fracture fixation and trauma-related injuries of the hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow. Elective open and arthroscopic hand and wrist surgery.
Elective open and arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery.

Training & background: I was appointed my higher Surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in London. This included extensive training in trauma of the Upper Limb at the Royal London Hospital, Shoulder Surgery and peripheral nerve surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. I have dual fellowship experience, notably for a year at the internationally renowned Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb Group to develop my interest in all aspects of Emergency and Elective Hand & Upper Limb Surgery. During my second fellowship at the Liverpool Shoulder & Elbow Unit I have also focused on Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery working and training directly with the President of the British Elbow & Shoulder Surgery Society. I offer a comprehensive service for all aspects of Upper Limb Surgery. Common Hand & Wrist conditions I treat include Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren’s Disease, Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist as well as surgery for more complex Hand and Wrist conditions and injuries, such as joint replacement and ligament reconstruction. Common Shoulder & Elbow conditions I treat include Rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocation and instability, Arthritis of the Shoulder, Shoulder Impingement and disorders of the clavicle and biceps tendon.

Member of:
GMC
MPS
Royal College of Surgeons
British Elbow and Shoulder Surgery Society