Consultant Profile

Mr Adam Rumian

Mr Adam Rumian MD FRCS(Tr&Orth) MA MBBS
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
Special clinical interests:

Arthroscopic (keyhole) and minimally invasive reconstructive surgery for shoulder and elbow disorders and injuries. Shoulder and elbow joint replacement surgery.

Shoulder conditions treated include: sports injuries, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, subacromial impingement, bursitis, calcific tendonitis, biceps tendon disorders, shoulder joint dislocations and instability, labral tears, SLAP lesions, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fractures and traumatic injuries, clavicle injuries, acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ) disruptions, ACJ arthritis.

Elbow conditions treated include: tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), ulnar nerve entrapment and neuropathy (cubital tunnel syndrome), fractures and dislocations, instability, ligament injuries, biceps tendon ruptures, loose bodies, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.

Research interests:

Tendon transfers
Biological enhancement of rotator cuff repair
Joint replacement surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Lister Hospital, Stevenage and QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City)

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01582 714460
Private secretary:
Debbie Young
Private secretary telephone number:
07789 274496
Private secretary fax:
01582 714496
Private secretary email address:
Every Monday evenings from 6pm - 8pm. Other times by prior arrangement.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Rumian is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing exclusively in the treatment of patients with problems of the shoulder and elbow. He studied medicine at Cambridge University and Imperial College School of Medicine before specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery on the highly regarded North-West Thames rotation in London. He was selected for a prestigious year-long advanced training fellowship working with one of the world’s leading surgeons, Professor Pascal Boileau, in Nice, France. His extensive training in complex shoulder and elbow surgery and reconstruction also includes completing a fellowship at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest centres in Europe.

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Rumian has published many research papers, presented his work at numerous national and international conferences and has been awarded a MD Higher Research degree from the University of London. He is also responsible for teaching higher surgical trainees surgery for trauma and shoulder and elbow disorders and is a faculty member and lecturer on courses held to teach advanced surgical techniques.

Personal profile:

Mr Rumian spends most of his free time with his wife and two young children, living in Harpenden. He enjoys golf and skiing and follows the progress (or otherwise!) of the England rugby team.

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Mr Adam Rumian

Mr Adam Rumian Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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