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Mr Vipul Patel - Orthopaedics

Mr Vipul Patel is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in shoulder, elbow and trauma surgery.

Based at: Ashtead Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Surgery of shoulder and elbow, Trauma.  

Mr Patel offers the following treatments: 

Arthroscopic (key hole) surgery of the shoulder treating:
Rotator cuff disorders
Labral tears and instability
Frozen shoulder

Shoulder replacement, resurfacing and reconstructive surgery

Surgery for disorders of the elbow: 
Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow
Loose bodies
Elbow replacement

Surgery for fractures and sports injuries.

Initial consultation fee will not exceed £250 and follow-up consultation fee will not exceed £180.

Academic background

Mr Patel completed his higher surgical training in Orthopaedic surgery at St George's Hospital and affiliated hospitals and spent a year on fellowship in Baltimore, USA developing subspecialist interest in the shoulder, elbow and knee.

In 1999 Mr Patel was appointed Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Chichester and in 2001 moved to Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals, where until recently he was the Clinical Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics. Mr Patel specialises in arthroscopic and joint replacement surgery of the shoulder and elbow. He was instrumental in introducing shoulder surgery to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (EOC) in 2005. Mr Patel is actively involved in training future orthopaedic surgeons and is on the faculty of a number of national and international courses on Trauma and shoulder surgery.

Professional Memberships

Mr Patel is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS), the British Trauma Society (BTS) and an International affiliate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

NHS base

Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Every Friday at Ashtead, Alt Monday Evening at Clockhouse. Emergency appointments and ad-hoc also available.

0137 223 7000