Mr Gunaratnam Shyamalan: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Gunaratnam Shyamalan

Midland Hand Clinic

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Wrist

About me

Mr Shyamalan (Shyam) is a dedicated Hand Surgeon at The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. He is director of the The Midland Hand Clinic which covers hand surgery to Birmingham Central, Solihull, Sutton, Worcester & Warwick.

While playing rugby at school he broke his scaphoid bone and subsequently required surgery. This started his love of surgery! He focused on Orthopaedics and plastics hand surgery for the greater part of his training.

His Hand & Plastics fellowship training was undertaken at three world class units:

Ganga Hospital India, with Raja Sabapathy, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, with Professor Tonkin and The Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.

During this time he developed expertise in minimally invasive wrist and hand surgery, including key hole surgery, arthritis and Dupuytren's disease. He also sees complex nerve problems, children’s hand problems, soft tissue hand trauma, including tendon, nerve and arterial repair, and arthritis work, including joint replacement.

Mr Shyamalan's aim is to offer an individualised, expert hand service in the management of pathological hand and wrist conditions, with a multi disciplinary team approach and consideration given to both surgical and non-surgical options.

Areas of interest

Hand surgery both open and endoscopic for carpal tunnel syndrome;

Cubital tunnel syndrome;

Minimally invasive wrist surgery such as key hole surgery (wrist arthroscopy);

Minimally invasive Dupuytren's contracture hand surgery such as needle fasciotomy and Xiapex (collagenase). Open and skin graft hand surgery;

Clicking or locking fingers and hand and thumb such as Trigger finger and trigger thumb;

Hand and wrist tendonitis - injections and therapy or hand and wrist surgery.

Thumb, hand and wrist arthritis with small joint replacement of hand joints and key hole wrist surgery.

Traumatic conditions of the hand including sporting injuries, tendon and nerve injuries. Expert in key hole fixation of the scaphoid and wrist ligaments;

Lumps and bumps surgery including soft tissue coverage in the finger and hand (keyhole hand surgery for wrist ganglions);

Disorder of the thumb including arthroscopy (key hole surgery);

Tennis/Golfers elbow and elbow arthritis

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (5-50) Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • W8602

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of wrist joint (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (5-50)

  • T7230

    Release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (5-50)

  • T7440

    Injection into cord for Dupuytren's Contracture (including post injection finger extension) - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • 22022

    Recording and reporting on electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG); CTS (Bilateral upper limb only) or peripheral neuropathy - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5) Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • T6910

    Tenolysis, of extensor (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W2310

    Secondary open reduction of fractured long bone-and intramedullary fixation or internal fixation for non-union/mal union - including intra-articular (including bone graft) - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • T7110

    Tenosynovectomy - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • T6800

    Delayed or secondary repair of tendon (including graft, transfer and/or prosthesis) (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W3203

    Early open reduction and internal fixation of scaphoid fracture, i.e. within 6 weeks of fracture - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • W0285

    Trapezio-metacarpal joint surface replacement - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W5930

    Fusion of digit joint(s) of hand +/- graft & +/- internal fixation - (1-5)

  • L7511

    Excision of arteriovenous malformation from peripheral vessel - (1-5)

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