Mr Andrew McMurtrie

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb)

MA, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth), British Diploma in Hand Surgery

Specialises in

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

My 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.

In 2011 I undertook specialist hand surgery training on the 12 month Advanced Training Post in Hand Surgery Fellowship in Manchester. During this time I gained considerable experience in microsurgery and plastic surgery of the hand, and I was awarded the British Hand Diploma (BSSH and University of Manchester). I completed my training with a further 12 month Upper Limb Fellowship in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery at the Wrightington Hospital Upper Limb Unit in 2013.

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

I am committed to maintaining surgical excellence. I am a clinical and educational supervisor for trainee orthopaedic surgeons in Wrexham. I also teach and lecture regularly on the upper limb courses in Oswestry.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew McMurtrie at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Cubital tunnel/ulna nerve decompression
  • Fracture surgery
  • Nerve and tendon injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Rotator cuff tears and subacromial impingement
  • Shoulder arthroscopy surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Wrist surgery

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Hand and wrist surgery
Hand surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in upper Llmb, North East Wales Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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

Telephone 01978268035
Private secretary Natalie Phillips
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