Mr Jeremy Read: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Jeremy Read

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Hand
  • Wrist

About me

Mr Read is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, whose practice is dedicated to the treatment of hand and wrist problems, including arthritis, nerve compressions, Dupuytren's contracture and Kienbock's disease.

Mr Jeremy Read qualified from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical school and subsequently underwent orthopaedic training through the South West Thames orthopaedic rotation.

Following general orthopaedic training Mr Read undertook a one-year overseas specialist fellowship, training in hand and microsurgery at Middlemore Hospital, Regional and South Pacific hand unit in Auckland and also a year long UK sub specialist hand fellowship at University College Hospital London.

During his fellowship training Mr Read gained experience in advanced orthopaedic and plastic surgical techniques, the management of hand and wrist injuries as well as degenerative conditions. After completing his fellowship at UCH Mr Read was appointed as a consultant at the West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust.

Mr Read has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at both national and international meetings. He is also an invited reviewer for journals in hand surgery and sports medicine.

Mr Read is responsible for training higher surgical trainees in the diagnosis and management of hand problems at the West Hertfordshire hospitals trust, and is also a faculty member for courses in hand surgery techniques held nationally. Following advanced training Mr Read has developed expertise in managing both common and complex hand problems, and is particularly interested in developing the use of percutaneous needle fasciotomy as an outpatient-based treatment for Dupuytren's contracture.

Areas of interest

Hand & wrist arthritis; Dupuytren's contracture; Needle fasciotomy; Carpal tunnel; Kienbock's; The athletes hand and wrist

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (5-50) Spire Bushey Hospital (5-50)

  • A6510

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

    Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5) Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • W8602

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

    Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5)

  • A6810

    Neurolysis and transposition of peripheral nerve (excludes carpal tunnel release) - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • W0850

    Partial excision of bone (including exostoses) - (1-5)

    Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5) Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • W7881

    Release of contracture of interphalangeal joint of finger (excluding trigger finger or Dupuytren¿s disease) - (1-5)

    Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

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

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

  • T6982

    Tenolysis of flexor tendon of hand - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5) Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5)

  • T5410

    Dupuytren's subcutaneous fasciotomy - (1-5)

    Spire Bushey Hospital (1-5)

  • W5930

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

  • T6980

    Tenolysis, of flexor tendon (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

  • X4810

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

  • W3530

    Removal of percutaneous wire - (1-5)

    Spire Harpenden Hospital (1-5)

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