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Mr Vijaya Bhalaik

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, (Hand and Upper Limb)
MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedic)

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vijaya Bhalaik at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Orthopaedic surgery - wrist surgery, upper limb surgery, sports injury, soft tissue injuries, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, arthroscopy.

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Professional profile

Vijay Bhalaik completed his medical school training in 1995. After completing his basic surgical training he undertook a research fellowship at Wirral University Hospital. He then successfully completed the Orthopaedics and Trauma training programme in the Mersey region. He underwent specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Liverpool Upper Limb Unit. He trained in reconstructive and plastic surgery of the hand at the Mersey regional Plastic Surgery Unit and Alder Hey Children's Hospital. He was selected for an advanced fellowship of the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby, a world renowned unit and centre of excellence in hand surgery. He was awarded an AO fellowship, which gave him the opportunity to work in the Indiana Hand Centre, Indianapolis, USA. He is a Consultant Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University and teaches on the faculty of various training course for healthcare professionals. His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and peripheral nerve problems. He has special interests in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and wrist for sports injuries and arthritis. His practice also includes the management of common disorders of the upper limb, such as frozen shoulder, nerve entrapments, trigger fingers and arthritis of the hand and wrist.


Clinical Interests

Hand and wrist surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Paediatric orthopaedics
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery
Osteoarthritis
Medico-legal


Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Pamela Palphreyman, 07895764956
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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS, (Trauma and Orthopaedics) / Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh / 2006
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh


Professional memberships

British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Edge Hill, Liverpool. 

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Personal Profile

Mr Bhalaik enjoys walking, climbing, photography and painting

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