Mr Sam Dalal

Consultant orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon

MBChB, MSc, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

I am on the specialist register as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialise in conditions of the hand and wrist.

My main areas of clinical interest relate to conditions of the hand and wrist and include the treatment of arthritis, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve compression syndromes, sports injuries, fractures and soft tissue injuries.

I qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 1997. Specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery was undertaken in the North West of England, leading to the Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 2009. Specialist training was completed with Hand and Wrist Fellowships at the Upper Limb Unit in Wrightington, the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby and at the Hand and UpperExtremity Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA.

I have an MSc in Medical Engineering, awarded from the University of Leeds in 2007. I was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2012.

I am available at Spire Washington and Spire Newcastle Clinics on Tuesday afternoons. Other times on request


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sam Dalal at Spire include:


Other treatments

Hand and wrist surgery, treatment for arthritis, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve compression syndromes, sports injuries, fractures and soft tissue injuries, Cubital Tunnel syndrome, hand and Wrist ganglions, hand and wrist arthritis, trigger finger / thumb, DeQuervain’s disease, wrist sports injuries, wrist arthroscopy.

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Additional information

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome; Dupuytren’s Disease; Hand and Wrist Ganglions; Hand and Wrist Arthritis; Trigger Finger / Thumb; DeQuervain’s Disease; Wrist Sports Injuries; Wrist Arthroscopy

MB BS / University of Sheffield / 1997
Bacehlor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

European Wrist Arthroscopy Society

British Orthopaedic Association

He maintains a keen interest in research and has published several peer-reviewed papers on various aspects of hand, wrist and upper limb conditions, including Long-term outcomes of Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Disease.

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon, City Hospitals Sunderland

Telephone 0191 4188687
Private secretary Natalie Gartland
Private secretary telephone 0191 3055 231
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