Mr Daniel Redfern

Orthopaedic Consultant

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Daniel Redfern at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Lancashire born and schooled in Bolton, Mr Redfern qualified from Barts' Hospital in 1988 after studying Physiological Sciences at Oriel College, Oxford. His training continued in London, successively at St Mary's Hospital, the Royal Postgraduate Medical School Hammersmith Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. Winner of the prestigious Laming Evans Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1994, his Upper Limb training was completed as a fellow at the Wrightington Hospital. Mr Redfern returned to Lancashire for good when he became a Consultant at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals in 1999.

Mr Redfern's major interests are in hand, wrist and elbow disorders and injuries. Typical hand, wrist, elbow and arm problems successfully treated by Mr Redfern include the following: pain, stiffness, numbness, contractures, weakness, lumps, deformity whether caused by injury, disease or simple wear and tear. Common conditions include carpal tunnel syndrome and other trapped nerves, trigger digits, Dupuytren's contracture of the hand, thumb arthritis, ganglions, tennis and golfers elbow. Mr Redfern offers non-surgical and surgical treatments, including keyhole surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand.

He has published and presented nationally and internationally in each of these fields. He teaches regionally and nationally on trauma and hand surgery, and is a faculty teacher in wrist and elbow arthroscopy at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and Vice Chairman of his BMA Division.

Clinical Interests

Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Wrist surgery

Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308031
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Trauma and Trauma Surgeon, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

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Personal Profile

Mr Redfern enjoys crosswords, classical and contemporary music and is an enthusiastic sportsman. Unfortunately he is a useless musician and a worse golfer. His three children suffer him in silence; his poor wife just suffers.

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