Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma

Elective orthopaedics

This includes our shoulder & upper limb and soft tissue knee services, foot and ankle surgical unit and the Scottish Spinal Deformity Centre.

Foot and Ankle Surgical Unit

Our consultants with a foot and ankle interest are:

Shoulder and upper limb service

Based at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, the upper limb service provides assessment and treatment for upper limb disorders.

Soft tissue knee service

Primarily based at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, the soft tissue knee service also provides services at St John’s Hospital in Livingston, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children and two sports injury clinics.

Spinal Unit and Scottish Spinal Deformity Centre

Led by Mr Thanos Tsirikos, the Spinal Unit and the Scottish Spinal Deformity Centre provide expert spinal treatment for referrals from across Scotland.