Mr Richard O N Evans

Mr Richard O N Evans

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon
BMed Sci (Hons) BM, BS, MSc FRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard O N Evans at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I grew up in Cardiff and went to University in Nottingham, returning to Wales for my surgical training. I completed 2 Fellowships in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Injury in Sydney, Australia. This trained me in the latest techniques in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.

I specialise in a holistic approach to shoulder problems with specific interest in the latest arthroscopic techniques.

I am an active member of the British Elbow & Shoulder Society and regularly present my latest research projects.

I act as Honorary Surgeon to the Welsh Rugby Union, Cardiff Blues, Scarlets, Ospreys and several Aviva Premiership teams.

Clinical Interests

Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Upper limb surgery

Minimally invasive/arthroscopic surgery, impingement, shoulder muscle/tendon/rotator cuff injury, shoulder and clavicle dislocations and fractures.

Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 1112
Private secretary Sharon Jones
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

BM BS / The University of Nottingham / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

B.Med.Sci (Hons) / The University of Nottingham / 1989
Bachelor of Medical Science

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons London / 1996
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / Intercollegiate Trauma and Orthopaedic / 2001
Specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic

MSc / Cardiff University / 2001
Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Bioengineering

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
Orthopaedic Research Society
British Elbow & Shoulder Society

Professional leadership

MAC orthopaedic representative at Spire Cardiff Hospital
MAC orthopaedic representative at Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales.

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Personal Profile

Outside of work most of my time is spent with my wife and 2 daughters. I enjoy keeping myself fit, mountain bike riding, skiing and watching rugby.

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