Mr Les Irwin

Mr Les Irwin

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon

MA, BM BCh, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth)

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I undertook my surgical training in Leeds, Newcastle, Copenhagen and Oxford after which I was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon to Sunderland Royal Hospital in 1999.

My areas of particular expertise are hand, upper limb and general trauma conditions. I have further special interests in disorders of the wrist, overuse syndromes, WRULD and rheumatoid hand disease.

I can see children for consultations only at Spire Washington Hospital.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Les Irwin at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder

Orthopaedics - hand and wrist

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Additional information

Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Hand and upper limb surgery, rheumatoid disease, disorders of the wrist, arthroscopic surgery.

BM BCh / Oxford University / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Telephone 0191 418 8636
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