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Sam Dalal is on the specialist register as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialises in conditions of the hand and wrist.
Sam 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 Upper Extremity Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. He has an MSc in Medical Engineering, awarded from the University of Leeds in 2007. He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2012.
His 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.
Sam maintains a keen interest in research and has published several peer-reviewed papers on various aspects of hand, wrist and upper limb conditions.
Areas of interest
Arthritis: Base of Thumb, Finger Joints, Joint replacement of the Hand and Wrist;Nerve Compression Syndromes: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome; Dupuytren’s Disease: Needle Aponeurotomy, Open Surgery; Ganglions: Wrist Ganglions, Mucus Cyst, Seed Ganglions; Tendon Problems: Trigger Finger / Thumb, DeQuervain’s Disease, Tennis Elbow
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon
Sunderland Royal Hospital
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Native or bilingual
- MB ChB University of Sheffield 1997
- FRCSEd (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2009
Reference number 4408987
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Orthopaedic Association
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.