Mr Lee Van Rensburg

Mr Lee Van Rensburg

Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon


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.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Lee Van Rensburg at Spire include:


Other treatments

Arthroscopic sub-acromial decompression and rotator cuff repair Labral repair, Release of elbow epicondylitis, Capsular release

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Additional information

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.