Mr Adam Rumian

Mr Adam Rumian

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Adam Rumian at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Alternate Monday evening clinic and every Tuesday morning clinics. I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in the treatment of patients with problems of the shoulder and elbow.

I studied medicine at Cambridge University and Imperial College School of Medicine before specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery on the highly regarded North-West Thames rotation in London. I was selected for a prestigious year-long advanced training fellowship working with one of the world’s leading surgeons, Professor Pascal Boileau, in Nice, France. His extensive training in complex shoulder and elbow surgery and reconstruction also includes completing a fellowship at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest centres in Europe.

In addition to my clinical practice, I have published many research papers, presented my work at numerous national and international conferences and has been awarded a MD Higher Research degree from the University of London. I am also responsible for teaching higher surgical trainees surgery for trauma and shoulder and elbow disorders and is a faculty member and lecturer on courses held to teach advanced surgical techniques.

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopic (keyhole) and minimally invasive reconstructive surgery for shoulder and elbow disorders and injuries. Shoulder and elbow joint replacement surgery. Shoulder conditions treated include: sports injuries, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, subacromial impingement, bursitis, calcific tendonitis, biceps tendon disorders, shoulder joint dislocations and instability, labral tears, SLAP lesions, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fractures and traumatic injuries, clavicle injuries, acromio-clavicular joint (ACJ) disruptions, ACJ arthritis. Elbow conditions treated include: tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), ulnar nerve entrapment and neuropathy (cubital tunnel syndrome), fractures and dislocations, instability, ligament injuries, biceps tendon ruptures, loose bodies, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.

Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 01582 714 460
Private secretary Debbie Young
Private secretary telephone 07789 274 496
Private secretary fax 01582 714496
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association
Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Lister Hospital, Stevenage and QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City).

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Personal Profile

I spend most of my free time with my wife and two young children, living in Harpenden. He enjoys golf and skiing and follows the progress (or otherwise!) of the England rugby team.

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