Mr Andrew McMurtrie

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb)

MA, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth), British Diploma in Hand Surgery

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I trained at the University of Cambridge and Royal Free Hospital London. I undertook my orthopaedic training in the West Midlands including 18 months specialising in upper limb surgery at the Hand and Upper Limb Unit in OswestryMy interests include carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral nerve surgery, Dupuytren's disease, trigger finger, fracture surgery, osteoarthritis, nerve and tendon injuries, wrist surgery, shoulder surgery, keyhole surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears and subacromial impingement.In 2011 I undertook specialist hand surgery training on the 12 month Advanced Training Post. in Hand Surgery Fellowship in Manchester, where I gained considerable experience in microsurgery and plastic surgery of the hand and was awarded the British Hand Diploma (BSSH and University of Manchester). I completed my training with a further 12 month Upper Limb Fellowship in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery at the Wrightington Hospital Upper Limb Unit in 2013.I was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic and Upper Limb Surgeon at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital, North Wales in February 2013.I am committed to maintaining surgical excellence and to training and am a clinical and educational supervisor for trainee orthopaedic surgeons in Wrexham. I also teach and lecture regularly on the upper limb courses in Oswestry.

Treatment information

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


Other treatments

Peripheral nerve surgery Fracture surgery Osteoarthritis Nerve and tendon injuries Wrist surgery Cubital tunnel/ulna nerve decompression Shoulder surgery, keyhole surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears and subacromial impingement.

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Clinical interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Hand surgery
Hand and wrist surgery
Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery

Current NHS posts

Consultant Taruma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialising in Upper Limb, North East Wales Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Personal profile

I enjoy spending time with my family, walking the dog, swimming and keeping fit and also supporting my children in their hobbies of rugby, horse riding, Tae Kwon Do, football and music.

Contact information

Private secretary Natalie Phillips
Private secretary telephone 01978 268039
Private secretary email