Consultant Profile

Mr Greg Packer

Mr Greg Packer FRCS Ed, FRCS Ed Orthopaedics
Practicing at:
Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports medicine
    • Upper limb surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Upper limb joint replacement surgery & arthroplasty

Wrist arthroscopy
Wrist replacement
Distal radio-ulnar joint replacement
Fractured Distal Radius, open reduction & fixation.
Chronic Wrist problems
Ligament reconstruction
Partial/total fusion
Elbow joint arthroscopy
Elbow joint replacement
Thumb joint replacement
Finger joint replacement
Arthroscopic sub acromial decompression
Shoulder replacement

Research interests:

Bio-absorbable plates & bone substitutes in fracture surgery.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Southend Hospital NHS Trust

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

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Society of Surgery Hand
British Orthopaedic Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01702 447921
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I have been in practice in Southend for 14 years. My interests are in upper limb surgery and sports medicine. I have an interest in wrist surgery, both acute fracture management, particularly bio-absorbable plates and bone substitutes, and investigation of chronic wrist problems including wrist arthroscopy. My elective interests include upper limb joint replacement including shoulder, elbow, wrist, thumb and fingers.

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Mr Greg Packer

Mr Greg Packer Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Southend On Sea, Essex, private hospital specialist.

KinematX™ partial wrist replacement

Mr Packer was the surgeon who performed the world's first KinematX™ wrist hemi-arthroplasty on a local Southend patient in 2011.  The procedure attracted nation acoverage and an article was published in the Mail on Sunday detailing the operation which aims to retain greater wrist movement in younger patients in need of wrist surgery.

Appointments for privately insured patients or those choosing to pay for their own treatment can be made by calling the Spire Wellesley Hospital on

01702 447921

Mr Packer welcomes appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP letter of referral.

Please call 01702 447 926 to find out more

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