Mr Andrew Cole

Mr Andrew Cole

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc, MB BS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair

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I am a consultant orthopaedic and trauma shoulder surgeon, running a specialised practice in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the shoulder. All of the appropriate skills and facilities are available at my clinic allowing diagnostic arthroscopy, arthroscopic procedures, joint replacement and fracture fixation.

I trained in general surgery in Bristol and obtained my FRCS in 1994 in London. I then specialised in orthopaedic surgery on the Oxford regional training programme, obtaining the specialist orthopaedic exam (FRCS Tr and Orth) in 1999 and obtaining my certificate of completion of training in 2001.

During my training I have completed clinical fellowships in shoulder surgery (Oxford) as well as orthopaedic trauma and post trauma reconstruction surgery at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Canada.


General Medical Council Number: 3484036

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Cole at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder

Other treatments

Mr Cole is part of Southampton Shoulder Clinic dedicated to the provision of expert and patient focused care for the full range of shoulder disorders. Common treatments include: sports injuries, rotator cuff problems, dislocations and instability, joint replacement surgery and fracture surgery.

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Additional information

I have published several papers on disorders of the shoulder and elbow and orthopaedic trauma and have been invited to write book chapters for the forthcoming Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma and the new edition of Medicolegal Reporting in Orthopaedic Trauma.

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.

I was born in 1965 in Plymouth. In 1990 I completed a medical degree at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London.

I am married with three daughters and enjoy golf, windsurfing and skiing.

Mr Andrew Cole is a director and shareholder of Mosaic Healthcare Limited which provides consultancy services to the Hospital, such as independent appraisals and medical legal reviews for up to 2.5 days per month.
Private secretary Belinda Mitchell
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