Mr Dimitrios Karadaglis is an experienced shoulder and upper limb surgeon specialising in all aspects of degenerative and post-traumatic upper limb conditions.
Following his first Medical Degree and Service in the Special Airborne Armed Forces in Greece, he moved to the UK in order to pursue training in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Mr Karadagli’s basic surgical training started at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore and continued at UCL. Following his postgraduate degree in Surgical Science at the Imperial College, he embarked on the higher orthopaedic training in the prestigious South East Thames Rotation at Guy’s, St Thomas’s and King’s College Hospitals. After his successful Fellowship Exams he moved to Boston Massachussets where he have obtained invaluable experience in shoulder and upper limb surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. After his return to the UK, he was appointed consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery in Maidstone and a year later at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.
His areas of expertise includes:
- Treatment for sports injuries and acute or chronic conditions involving the upper limb.
- Clavicle fractures or dislocations.
- Shoulder tendon acute or chronic tears, acute or recurrent dislocations, adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), arthritis.
- Minimally invasive surgery and early rehabilitation.
- Shoulder joint replacements, an atomic or reverse polarity using stemless implants.
- Elbow arthroscopy, removal of loose bodies, capsular release, tennis or golfer’s elbow release, open reduction and internal fixation for fractures, partial joint replacement.
- Wrist arthroscopy, TFCC repairs, excision of ganglia, joint fusion or proximal row carpectomy, carpal instability and fracture treatment.
- Hand fractures, Dupuytren’s palmar fasciectomy, joint fusions, ligament repair or reconstruction.