• Name: Adel Tavakkolizadeh
  • Location: London Bridge Hospital, Blackheath Hospital, The Sloane, Sevenoaks Medical Centre, Guthrie Clinic
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  • Training and qualifications: MB BS MRCS MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Adel Tavakkolizadeh studied medicine at the Royal London Hospital Medical School, graduating in 1995. He completed his basic surgical training in the North East Thames before doing some plastic surgery. He then worked at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit.

His orthopaedic registrar training was at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He has completed two subspeciality fellowships including a Sports Medicine and Upper Limb Surgery fellowship in Australia followed by a year of Upper Limb Surgery fellowship at King’s College Hospital. He took up the post of consultant orthopaedic and upper limb surgeon at King’s College Hospital in 2008.

He provides a comprehensive Upper Limb Service including minimally invasive and arthroscopic shoulder, elbow and wrist surgery as well as treatment for all hand pathologies. He offers treatment for upper limb fractures and soft tissue sports injuries in conjunction with the appropriate rehabilitation through a team of skilled physiotherapists.

He is actively involved in research and teaching. He has numerous publications and is involved in the regional postgraduate training. He is an organiser and faculty member in several national educational and skills courses and participates regularly in GP and physio teaching programmes.

Specialist interests

Shoulder surgery- Arthroscopic & Minimally invasive surgery

  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Shoulder replacement

Sports injuries

Upper limb fractures

Elbow surgery- Arthroscopic & Minimally invasive surgery

  • Injections
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ulnar nerve compression
  • Elbow replacement

Hand & Wrist surgery- Arthroscopic surgery & Minimally invasive surgery

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Injections
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Base of thumb arthritis

Hospitals & Practices

London Bridge Hospital

Blackheath Hospital

The Sloane

Sevenoaks Medical Centre

Guthrie Clinic- King’s College Hospital


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