Mr Benjamin Gooding

Consultant Orthopaedics

BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Shoulder replacement surgery and arthroscopy
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Elbow and shoulder injuries
  • Shoulder stabilisation and joint pain treatment
  • Elbow replacement

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I am a Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon. I perform over 500 operations per year and routinely monitor clinical outcomes.

I trained at Nottingham University Hospitals, Derby Hospitals and Chesterfield Royal Hospital and have a particular interest in education. I have been involved in development of orthopaedic assessment tools and medical websites and act an expert consultant for companies including Smith and Nephew, Arthrex, Exactech, JRI and Lockdown.

My Fellowship training includes: Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship, The Mayo Clinic and Harvard Orthopaedics, Boston USA as the British Shoulder and Elbow Society Travelling Fellow 2012 and the Southern Orthopaedics and The Sydney Shoulder Institute as the Malkin Travelling Fellow 2011.


General Medical Council Number: C6073266

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Benjamin Gooding at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Degenerative and osteoarthritic conditions of the shoulder
  • Elbow degenerative conditions
  • Elbow replacement
  • Elbow sports injuries
  • Elbow tendon and overuse injuries including keyhole tennis and golfer’s elbow surgery
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Soft tissue injuries

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery

BMEDSci (Hons) / University of Birmingham / 2000
Bachelor of Medical Sciences

MBChB / University of Birmingham / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine

MRCS / Edinburgh / 2006
Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Shoulder and Elbow Society

British Medical Association

Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Nottingham City and Rushcliffe CCG Community Orthopaedic Triage and Assessment services
British Elbow and Shoulder Society Education Committee (2012-2014)
Co-Organiser of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society congress in Nottingham (2014)

Nottingham University Hospitals