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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand & Wrist

Mr Giuseppe Sforza

Schoen Clinic Orthopaedic and Spinal Hospital London

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hand & Wrist

ABOUT

Mr Giuseppe Sforza is a top private Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in London, specialising in hand & wrist and shoulder & elbow conditions. He offers fast private appointments at Schoen Clinic London. 

Mr Sforza studied medicine at the University of Bari, Italy and completed his general surgical training and higher orthopaedic training there. He spent periods of fellowship at Danderyd Hospital - Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden winning a grant from the European Union and as a visiting fellow at The Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles. 

In 1999, he was appointed shoulder and elbow surgery fellow at the Reading Shoulder Unit at The Royal Berkshire Hospital, where he gained vast experience in shoulder and elbow surgery.

In 2000, after completion of his fellowship at the Reading Shoulder Unit, he returned to Italy and was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Matera, Italy as Head of the Shoulder and Elbow Unit and from 2006 at Policlinico di Bari at the University Hospital.

Since 2001, he has been attending regularly the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, United States for courses and visiting fellowships under S. O'Driscoll and B. Morrey to improve his knowledge and clinical practice in elbow surgery.

In 2004, Mr Sforza joined the Reading Shoulder Unit and in 2007, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Redditch, Worchester NHS Trust. In 2013, he also completed a Master in hand and wrist surgery at the University of Milan, Italy.

Mr Sforza has published in peer-reviewed Journals more than 30 scientific papers and has given over 200 scientific and teaching presentations in national and international meetings. He has written chapters for books on shoulder surgery and has been invited to lecture in Europe and elsewhere including several prestigious scientific societies, such as ICSS, SECEC, EFORT, SICSEG, SIA, SIOT. He presents both nationally and internationally on shoulder and elbow surgery and wrist and sports injuries.

He has organised several international and national courses and meetings on shoulder and elbow surgery for arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroplasty and rehabilitation of the upper limb.

He is an invited reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and is involved in higher surgical training for the fellowship program in the Reading Shoulder and Elbow Centre.

Mr Sforza consistently collects outcome surgery forms pre and postoperatively to record the outcome of his surgical procedure and follow specialist societies protocols and guidelines to achieves the best possible surgical outcome using evidence-based treatments and minimally invasive surgical techniques and implants.


For secretarial enquiries, please contact Mr Sfoza's private secretary on 0203 929 1044 or email sforza.sec@schoen-clinic.co.uk 

For appointments, call +44 20 4571 7436. 

Mr Sforza welcomes privately insured patients to his Schoen Clinic London practice or those wishing to self-fund treatment at Schoen Clinic London.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Shoulder & elbow condtions and surgery
  • Hand and wrist conditions and surgery
  • Upper limb sports injuries
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery impingement and AC Joint arthritis
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder), Hydrodilatation, and Arthroscopic Capsular Release
  • Arthroscopic cuff repair, patches implant and tendon transfer
  • Open and Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction for instability of soft tissue and bone block techniques
  • Complex shoulder arthroplasty including reverse geometry arthroplasty and revision using minimal invasive implants
  • Traumatic shoulder reconstruction, open and arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation for fractures
  • Clavicle fractures or dislocations
  • Sternoclavicular joint stabilization and arthroscopy
  • Elbow arthroscopy, capsular release, tennis or golfer’s elbow release
  • Elbow osteo-arthrocapsular release for osteoarthritis
  • Elbow open and arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation for fractures
  • Elbow partial and total arthroplasty
  • Traumatic elbow fixation and ligament reconstruction
  • Degenerative wrist surgery, ligament reconstruction
  • Traumatic wrist repair and fixation
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • TFCC repairs
  • Excision of ganglia
  • Joint fusion or proximal row carpectomy
  • Carpal instability and fracture treatment
  • Scaphoid fractures and non-union
  • Hand fracture
  • Dupuytren’s palmar fasciectomy
  • Nerve entrapment (carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve release)