Consultant Profile

Mr  Andrew McMurtrie

Mr  Andrew McMurtrie MA, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth), British Diploma in Hand Surgery
Practicing at:
Spire Abergele Consulting Rooms, Spire Yale Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Upper limb surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Upper Limb Surgery, Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Osteoarthritis

Research interests:

Dupuytren's disease

Peripheral nerve anatomy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Taruma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialising in Upper Limb, North East Wales Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

North West Surgical Hand Society

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

British Orthopaedic Assocaition

Royal College  of Surgeons (England)

British Medical Association

Medical Defence Union

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01978 268 050
Private secretary:
Ella Ferris
Private secretary telephone number:
01978 268 050
Private secretary fax:
01978 291397
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr McMurtrie trained at the University of Cambridge and Royal Free Hospital London.  He undertook his orthopaedic training in the West Midlands including 18 months specialising in upper limb surgery at the Hand and Upper Limb Unit in Oswestry.

In 2011 he undertook specialist hand surgery training on the 12 month Advanced Training Post in Hand Surgery Fellowship in Manchester, where he gained considerable experience in microsurgery and plastic surgery of the hand and was awarded the British Hand Diploma (BSSH and University of Manchester).

He completed his training with a further 12 month Upper Limb Fellowship in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery at the Wrightington Hospital Upper Limb Unit in 2013. 

He was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic and Upper Limb Surgeon at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital, North Wales in February 2013.

His interests include carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral nerve surgery, Dupuytren's disease, trigger finger, fracture surgery, osteoarthritis, nerve and tendon injuries, wrist surgery, shoulder surgery, keyhole surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears and subacromial impingement.

He is committed to maintaining surgical excellence and to training and is a clinical and educational supervisor for trainee orthopaedic surgeons in Wrexham and teaches and lectures regularly on the upper limb courses in Oswestry.


Personal profile:

Mr McMurtrie enjoys spending time with his family, walking the dog, swimming and keeping fit and also supporting his children in their hobbies of rugby, horse riding, Tae Kwon Do, football and music.

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Mr  Andrew McMurtrie

Mr  Andrew McMurtrie Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Abergele, Conwy, private hospital specialist.

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