Mr Edward Powell-Smith: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Edward Powell-Smith

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hand
  • Wrist

About me

Mr Edward Powell-Smith qualified from the University College London Medical School in 2000, before completing his basic surgical training on the South Coast. He undertook his higher orthopaedic surgical training in Wessex, during which time he developed a subspecialty interest in hand and wrist surgery.
As a senior trainee he undertook fellowships in both orthopaedic and plastic hand and wrist surgery at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and St Andrews Centre for plastic surgery.
Following his fellowship training Mr Powell-Smith had developed particular skill and interest in the management of complex hand trauma and soft tissue injury. As well as arthritic conditions of the hand and finger joint replacements which combine plastic surgery and orthopaedic experience.
As well as his clinical practice he has an interest in medical education and he has recently been elected to sit on the education and training committee of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. In addition, he is also a member of the standards in Hand Surgery committee.

Areas of interest

Hand surgery; Painful arthritis of the finger joints and thumb including finger joint replacements; Thumb base arthritis; Dupuytrens contracture; Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome and all other nerve problems in the hand and arm; Trigger finger and thumb; All fractures of the hand and injury to tendons and nerves; Wrist Surgery; Wrist pain and instability problems; Painful arthritis of the wrist; Fractures of the scaphoid and distal radius (wrist) including late presenting fractures; Ligament reconstructions of the wrist

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Procedures completed

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (5-50)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (5-50)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • T5203

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy single digit with proximal interphalangeal joint - (1-5)

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection - (1-5)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • T7230

    Release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

  • W3032

    Removal of fixator/frame/pins/wires and change of plaster - (1-5)

  • T5210

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy multiple digits with proximal interphalangeal joints - (1-5)

  • A6710

    Cubital tunnel release (open) (without transposition) - (1-5)

    BMI The Duchy Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

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

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