Mr Les Irwin

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon

MA, BM BCh, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth)


Specialises in

  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome surgery
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Ganglion removal surgery

I undertook my surgical training in Leeds, Newcastle, Copenhagen and Oxford after which I was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon to Sunderland Royal Hospital in 1999.

My areas of particular expertise are hand, upper limb and general trauma conditions. I have further special interests in disorders of the wrist, overuse syndromes, WRULD and rheumatoid hand disease.

I can see children for consultations only at Spire Washington Hospital.


General Medical Council Number: C3136041

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Les Irwin at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery
Medico-legal

Special Clinical Interests: Hand and upper limb surgery, rheumatoid disease, disorders of the wrist, arthroscopic surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

BM BCh / Oxford University / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Contact information

Telephone 0191 418 8636
Email info@spirewashington.com
Private secretary Ruth
Private secretary email ruth.choppen@spirehealthcare.com