Mr Lee Van Rensburg
Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon
MBBCH FRCS (T&O)
I hold a full time consultant post in trauma and orthopaedics, based at Addenbrooke's hospital, part of the Cambridge university Hospitals NHS trust. I also consult and operate at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.
I completed my primary medical training in 1993 at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. After moving to the United Kingdom in 1996, I completed my Basic surgical training at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds and completed my Higher surgical training on the East Anglian orthopaedic rotation (Cambridge) in 2005. I undertook a fellowship predominantly in trauma at the Alfred hospital, Melbourne, Australia in 2006.
My particular areas of interest are disorders of the shoulder and elbow. I undertake arthroscopic and open shoulder and elbow surgery. Doing joint replacements of both the shoulder and elbow. I have been operating predominantly on the shoulder and elbow since 2006.
Trauma care is a particular area of interest, having established the Addenbrookes orthopaedic trauma unit a collaboration of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to the care of the multiply severely injured patient.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Lee Van Rensburg at Spire include:
Arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression and rotator cuff repair Labral repair, Release of elbow epicondylitis, Capsular release
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MB BCH / University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) / 1993
Bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery – primary medical qualification
FRCS (T&O) / Royal college of surgeons (Edinburgh) / 2004
Fellow of the royal college of surgeons – Trauma and orthopaedics
Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS Trust, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon.