Shoulder and Elbow Orthopaedic Service
Welcome to the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust Shoulder and Elbow Service at Derriford Hospital.
We are a multi-disciplinary team of Consultant Surgeons, Consultant Radiologists, Specialist Physiotherapists, Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff. We assess and treat patients with a wide range of elective musculoskeletal conditions affecting the Shoulder and Elbow including Sports injuries and Degenerative conditions.
We also support the Peninsula Major Trauma Centre undertaking complex post-traumatic reconstructive procedures in multiply injured patients or those with complex shoulder or elbow trauma.
We provide a patient-centred service. Undertake sub-specialist training to consultant surgeons of the future. We have developed patient pathways around the Map of Medicine providing evidence-based practice across Primary and Secondary Care. We are involved in national clinical trials including rotator cuff surgery and shoulder arthroscopy.