Miss Shamim Umarji

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Sports

About me

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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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    Parkside Hospital (5-50)

  • A6510

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

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

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

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W7485

    Small joint (e.g. interphalangeal/ metacarpo-phalangeal joint) ligament reconstruction - (1-5)

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

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

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W0960

    Excision of benign tumour of bone with bone grafting - (1-5)

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W6230

    Vascular implantation to carpal bone - (1-5)

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • W1940

    Primary open reduction of short bone with fixation (including intra-articular) - (1-5)

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

    Parkside Hospital (1-5)

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