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Miss Umarji is Clinical Director for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at St. George’s Major Trauma Centre, London. She qualified from Oxford University and has undertaken super Specialist fellowships in hand /wrist surgery. She publishes regularly , presents work nationally and internationally and was previously the Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Tutor .
As a sportswoman (former national representation for cricket and rugby) she understands the importance of getting patients back to sport . Many of Miss Umarji’s patients are high demand tennis players , rowers and rugby players . She also has a research interest in biological /stem cell treatments such as platelet rich plasma .
Areas of interest
Miss Umarji has a special research interest in Dupuytren’s Disease and in particular lower interventional treatments such as collagenase injections and needle fasciotomy. She is the Principle Investigator for a large national trial into treatment options for Dupuytren’s disease.
She treats all hand/wrist conditions such scaphoid /wrist fractures (inc malunion/non-union), hand fractures, wrist arthroscopy, Dupuytren's Disease (inc Xiapex), nerve entrapments (carpal and cubital tunnel), trigger fingers, De Quervains, joint replacement, rheumatoid hand, ligament injuries and recently performed the first Total Wrist Replacement at St George’s Hospital, London.
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon with sub-specialty interest in Hand/Wrist. Miss Umarji works at St George's Hospital one of London's major trauma centres where she is Clinical Director for the Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.
Miss Umarji publishes work regularly and is the Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Tutor at St George's
She is the Principle Investigator for a national trial looking at non-surgical treatment options for Dupuytren’s Disease.
Biologics / stem cell treatments eg platelet rich plasma
Most sports - cricket, rugby , tennis, skiing
Has played cricket and rugby nationally , at university level (Oxford Blues ) and cricket for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
Rugby and cricket coach
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Basic
- BMBCh (oxon) MA (oxon) FRCS (Tr & Orth ) Oxford University 1996
Reference number 4329185
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College Of Surgeons of England
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
Oxford University Medical Society
Oriel College Medical Society