Mr George Cox

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCS, MD, FRCS (T&O)


Specialises in

I am an upper limb consultant surgeon who specialises in treating shoulder, elbow and hand conditions, using ‘keyhole’ and ‘open’ surgical techniques.

I was appointed to the University of Southampton Foundation Trust in 2016, where I offer a tertiary referral service to the surrounding regions. My surgical passion is arthroscopic surgery and I am currently working on combining this with my research passion of stem cells.

I specialise in upper limb surgery.

Shoulder: Rotator cuff impingement and tears, shoulder instability, acromioclavicular pathology, shoulder arthritis, complex shoulder trauma.

Elbow: Tennis/Golfers elbow, ulnar nerve compression, elbow arthritis including arthroscopy/replacement, complex elbow trauma.

Hand: Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, Dupuytrens contracture, arthritis of the base of thumb, complex hand trauma.

I am currently the orthopaedic undergraduate lead for the University of Southampton.

I am the author of the chapter 'The Shoulder' in the internationally recognised textbook 'Rheumatology' (vol 7) Hochberg MC, Silman AJ, Smolen JS, Weinblatt ME, Weisman WH editors.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr George Cox at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Medico-legal
Orthopaedic surgery
Osteoarthritis
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Upper limb surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS (T&O) / RCSEng / 2014
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

MD / University of Leeds / 2012
Degree of Doctor of Medicine

MRCS / RCSEd / 2006
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

BMBS / University of Nottingham / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

BMedSci / University of Nottingham / 2001
Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)

British Orthopaedic Association

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

Orthopaedic Trauma Society


Professional leadership

Orthopaedic Undergraduate Lead for the University of Southampton.

Contact information

Website http://georgecoxupperlimb.co.uk
Private secretary Charlotte Feist
Private secretary telephone 02380 764357
Private secretary fax 02380 914413
Private secretary email charlotte.feist@spirehealthcare.com