Mr Dimitrios Tsekes

Mr Dimitrios Tsekes

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Upper Limb Specialist
FRCS(orth), FEBOT, MSc

Practising at

Spire Hartswood Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Dimitrios Tsekes at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy for Degenerate Pathologies, Shoulder Arthroscopy for Sports Injuries and Tendon repairs, Elbow Arthroscopy for Sports Injuries and Tendon Repairs, Open Shoulder and Elbow Ligament Reconstructions, Shoulder and Elbow Arthroscopy for Degenerate Pathologies, Shoulder Replacements, Carpal Tunnel Decompression, Trigger Finger Release, Dupuytrens Contracture Release, Upper and Lower Limb Fractures Fixation.

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Professional profile

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, offering private complex upper limb surgery in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

After graduating from the University of Athens Medical School in 2003, I completed my training as core surgical trainee and in 2007 started specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Athens Naval Hospital focusing in Orthopaedic Sports Injuries. In 2009 I obtained my MSc in 'Metabolic Bone Disorders' from University of Athens Medical School. I subsequently trained in London as a registrar at Whittington Hospital and Barnet and Chase Hospitals, acquiring experience and skills in the whole spectrum of Orthopaedics, obtaining the Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (FEBOT) and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) diplomas.

At Athens’ Major Trauma Center (KAT) I trained in hand surgery and microsurgery and have completed two substantive Upper Limb Fellowships; in Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust focusing in shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopies, and in Royal London Hospital focusing on Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand complex trauma as well as elective Upper Limb Surgery.

In 2016 I was appointed Orthopaedic Consultant and Upper Limb Specialist in Queens University Hospital. I now hold a substantive post as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant in Basildon University Hospital, specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery, performing safely and successfully more than 1000 Upper Limb Elective and Trauma procedures.

I provide a fully comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow service for degenerate disease and sports injuries, promoting good medical practice. My approach to the patient is holistic and multidisciplinary, working closely with other skilled health professionals, in order to provide a caring and evidence-based treatment to my patients.

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons
The British Orthopaedic Association
British Elbow & Shoulder Society
General Medical Council

Professional leadership

Educational Supervisor for Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Current NHS posts

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Research and Publication


Articles

The treatment of perilunate injuries in the multiply injured patient.

Chloroquine-induced bilateral anterior shoulder dislocation

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Personal Profile

I live with my family in London. My hobbies include basketball and Winter skiing.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01277 266 761
Website www.totalorthopaedics.london