Consultant Profile

Mr Vijaya Bhalaik

Mr Vijaya Bhalaik MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (T&O)
Practicing at:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
    • Upper limb surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and wrist for sports injuries and arthritis. Peripheral nerve disorders - carpal, cubital and radial tunnel syndrome.  Surgery for rheumatoid and osteoarthritis of hand and wrist. Complex hand and wrist trauma, including reconstructive surgery.

Research interests:

Outcome measures in hand and shoulder surgery, Dupuytren's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and frozen shoulder.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Edge Hill, Liverpool

Honorary Consultant Royal Liverpool Childrens NHS Trust

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

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

British Orthopaedic Association

British Medical Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 929 5181
Private secretary telephone number:
07895 764 956
Tuesday PM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Vijay Bhalaik completed his medical school training in 1995.  After completing his basic surgical training he undertook a research fellowship at Wirral University Hospital.  He then successfully completed the Orthopaedics and Trauma training programme in the Mersey region. 

He underwent specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Liverpool Upper Limb Unit.  He trained in reconstructive and plastic surgery of the hand at the Mersey regional Plastic Surgery Unit and Alder Hey Children's Hospital. 

He was selected for an advanced fellowship of the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby, a world renowned unit and centre of excellence in hand surgery.  He was awarded an AO fellowship, which gave him the opportunity to work in the Indiana Hand Centre, Indianapolis, USA.

He is a Consultant Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust.  He is also an Honourary Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University and teaches on the faculty of various training course for healthcare professionals. 

His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and peripheral nerve problems.  He has special interests in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and wrist for sports injuries and arthritis.  His practice also includes the management of common disorders of the upper limb, such as frozen shoulder, nerve entrapments, trigger fingers and arthritis of the hand and wrist

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Mr Vijaya Bhalaik

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

One Stop Carpal Tunnel Clinic

One Stop Carpal Tunnel Clinic, Wirral

We are pleased to announce the launch of a dedicated one stop carpal tunnel (wrist) clinic.
At the clinic you will receive all the necessary investigations and if surgery is recommended you may be treated on the same day. Click here to find out more about our one stop carpal tunnel clinic.

Lunchtime Surgery Visit Service at Spire Murrayfield

Spire Murrayfield, Wirral offers GP's and other Healthcare Professionals the opportunity to arrange for Mr Vijaya Bhalaik Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, to visit their surgery, at a pre-arranged date, to give an in-depth presentation, with the opportunity to ask questions afterwards.

Certificates of Attendance will be issued to ALL who attend.

Current Topic: Common disorders of the Shoulder and Common disorders of the Hand & Wrist

Please email: to arrange a convenient date.

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