Mr Andrew Logan

Mr Andrew Logan

Consultant Hand Surgeon

MB, BCh, FRCS (Orth), Diploma in Hand Surgery (Br)


Specialises in

  • Carpal tunnel
  • Hand and wrist pain
  • Hand arthritis
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Ganglions

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I am a specialist hand and wrist surgeon. My elective and trauma practice exclusively involves conditions and injuries affecting the hand and wrist. This includes sports injuries, all hand and wrist fractures and soft tissue injuries. On the elective side this includes all hand and wrist conditions for example carpal tunnel and other nerve release operations, Dupuytren's contracture, trigger digits, arthritis surgery, joint fusions and replacements and wrist arthroscopy. I strongly believe that if a condition can be successfully treated without an operation then a non-operative route should be taken. In this regard, I work closely with specialist hand therapists who can provide therapy and splinting and I also administer steroid injections when indicated.

I keep an up to date log book of my operations. I also collect outcomes of the procedures that I perform. As a consultant, up until 30 April 2024, I have performed 3,811 trauma hand operations and 12,600 elective hand operations. The numbers for the most common operations are: Carpal tunnel decompressions - 3,785, Dupuytren's fasciectomy - 1,162, Ulna nerve release - 766, Trigger finger release - 912, Wrist arthroscopy - 491, Trapeziectomy - 452.

During six years of registrar training I spent three of those years in specialist hand training posts. My final year of training was at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby. It is an internationally renowned centre of excellence where I received advanced training in hand and wrist surgery. From my appointment in 2007 as a Consultant Hand Surgeon in Cardiff and Vale I have established a specialist surgical practice that is supported by a team of specialist hand therapists. I receive tertiary referrals for hand conditions from other hospitals in South Wales. In my private practice I was awarded a 'Top Doctors' award in 2021 and 2022, which is an award only given to 50 consultants of all surgical specialties in the UK.

I also train registrar surgeons in hand surgery. I am an honorary clinical teacher at the University of Wales.

As a specialist I am on the editorial board of the European Journal of Hand Surgery. I am also past Chair of the committee that runs the British Diploma in Hand Surgery and past Chief Examiner for the Diploma. This is a Diploma that is backed by the University of Manchester and is a highly sought after qualification for senior hand trainees who will become specialist Hand Consultants. I have written chapters on wrist fractures for orthopaedic text books and scientific articles from my own research.

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General Medical Council Number: 4435710

Treatment information

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

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist

Other treatments

  • Arthritis treatment 
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome surgery 
  • Fracture surgery (wrist, hand and finger)
  • Joint replacement (including wrist, finger joint and thumb) 
  • Wrist arthroscopy 

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Additional information

Arthroscopy
Hand and wrist surgery
Hand surgery
Medico-legal
Osteoarthritis
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Wrist surgery

Special clinical interests: Hand and wrist arthritis, wrist replacement.

MB, BCh (Hons) / University of Wales, Cardiff / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

British Medical Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Expert Witness Institute


Professional leadership

I am on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Hand Surgery.
I am Deputy Chair of the hand diploma committee - a committee that organises the hand diploma exam for senior hand trainees and trainees who have recently become hand consultants.

Consultant Hand Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

Consultant Hand Surgeon, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff.

I enjoy my work in hand surgery. Outside of work I spend time with my wife. I watch football and try to travel to Wolves home games with my son whenever we are both free. I am a black belt in karate and continue to train regularly, previously in Wado Ryu style and currently in more of an Okinawan based defense style.  I also do strength and conditioning training that relates to my sport.

Telephone 029 2073 1112
Website https://mrandrewlogan.co.uk/ https://www.topdoctors.co.uk/doctor/andrew-logan
Private secretary Judith Logan
Private secretary telephone 02920 194 123
Private secretary email admin@cardiffhandsurgery.co.uk