The Hand and Wrist Clinic

The Hand and Wrist Clinic at Spire Bristol Hospital offers excellence in the treatment of all hand, wrist and peripheral nerve problems.

You're in safe hands with The Hand and Wrist Clinic at Spire Bristol Hospital

The clinic is run by Mr Raj Bhatia, Consultant Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has undergone specialist fellowship training in the UK and Sydney, Australia and is widely published in this field. He works closely with his Hand Therapists at Spire Bristol Hospital to provide exceptional post-operative care.

A wide range of conditions are treated in the clinic including:


  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Dupuytren’s Surgery
  • Excision of Ganglion
  • Excision of soft tissue tumours
  • Trigger finger/thumb release
  • Trapizectomy for thumb osteoarthritis
  • Metacarpo-phalangeal and proximal inter-phalangeal joint replacement
  • Metacarpo-phalangeal and proximal inter-phalangeal joint fusion
  • Deformity correction
  • Flexor and Extensor tendon surgery
  • Hand fractures and trauma


  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Surgery for wrist instability
  • Surgery for Keinbock’s disease
  • Open reduction internal Fixation of Scaphoid fractures
  • Wrist arthrodesis
  • Wrist replacement surgery
  • De’Quervains Release
  • Distal radius osteotomy
  • Wrist fractures and trauma


  • Tennis and Golfers elbow release
  • Cubital tunnel decompression
  • Radial tunnel decompression
  • Elbow replacement surgery

Sports Injuries
He treats both professional athletes and amateurs with sports related injuries.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mr Bhatia holds combined clinics with his rheumatology colleagues. He has accumulated a vast experience in this field, expertly performing surgery in order to improve function, reduce pain and improve cosmesis.

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