Mr Sunil Sharma

Mr Sunil Sharma

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sunil Sharma at Spire include:


Other treatments

Orthopaedic surgery

  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Sports injury
  • Upper limb surgery

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Professional profile

I was appointed as an Orthopaedic Consultant at Fife in 2007. My practice offers a ‘one stop’ shoulder clinic to shorten the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The clinic utilises examination techniques, radiographs and shoulder ultrasound, performed by myself at the first consultation if necessary, to diagnosis the shoulder problem. Further information about my practice and surgical procedures routinely performed is available on my website.

I underwent my Orthopaedic training from the West of Scotland region before embarking on sub-specialty training in shoulder surgery. My expertise in shoulder surgery was attained from a 1-year fellowship at the internationally renowned Reading Shoulder Unit under the supervision of Mr Stephen Copeland and Mr Ofer Levy. I was awarded the Scottish travelling fellowship and British Elbow and Shoulder Society North American Fellowship, in 2006 - 2007. These travelling fellowships allowed me to visit shoulder surgeons in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Clinique Générale, Annecy, France.

I am actively involved in teaching and research. I am a faculty member on shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder arthroplasty courses.

My practice is audited using internationally validated scoring systems.

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery
Sports injury
Paediatric orthopaedics
Upper limb surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Management of all Shoulder and Elbow problems - arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder surgery, shoulder and elbow replacements, surgical fixation of elbow, humerus and clavicle fractures. Special interests include shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulder, arthritis, sports injuries of the shoulder. He routinely treats elite and professional athletes, particularly contact sport professionals and rugby players who have suffered shoulder injuries. See children 0-13 years with shoulder and elbow problems.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow
British Shoulder Elbow Society (BESS)
European Society for Shoulder and Elbow surgery

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline
Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy

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Personal Profile

My interests outside work include playing tennis, golf, cricket and spending time with my family.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363