Mr Brendan Fourie

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB, MSc, FRCS (Tr &Orth)

Specialises in

  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Rotator cuff replacement

I was born in South Africa where I completed my basic medical training at the University of Cape Town. I then relocated to the UK in 1997. My specialist orthopaedic training was completed here in the north east. During this time I completed an MSc in evidence based orthopaedics at the University of Teesside.

In order to gain further subspecialist training in upper limb surgery, I spent a year on fellowship at the prestigious unit in Wrightington, six months of which was by appointment of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. This included sports injuries, soft tissue reconstruction and joint replacement.

My NHS appointment is that of a consultant upper limb orthopaedic surgeon at Darlington Memorial Hospital where I also perform general trauma.


General Medical Council Number: C4347503

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Brendan Fourie at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Arthroscopic surgery including: rotator cuff disease and instability of the shoulder, elbow pathology, osteo and rheumatoid arthritis of the upper limb, sports injuries of the upper limb.

MB ChB / University of Cape Town / 1995
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Shoulder and Elbow Society

  • Soft tissue reconstruction around the shoulder

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Darlington Memorial Hospital, County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust

My main recreational activities include predominantly cycling and running with an occasional game of golf.

Telephone 0191 418 8687
Private secretary Stephanie Lowes
Private secretary telephone 0191 418 8666
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