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Mr Wisam Al-Hakim

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

QualificationsMBBS BSc MRCS (Eng) PGDip FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Main NHS base:

  • Barts Health NHS Trust (Whipps Cross Hospital)

Clinical interests:

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.

Fees, 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 Vice 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