Mr Richard Benson: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
Search

Mr Richard Benson

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured
Overview

Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist

About me

Richard graduated as a doctor from St.George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 2000 and then carried out his basic surgical training on the Reading and Oxford surgical rotation. This was where he developed an interest in shoulder and elbow surgery. He was awarded the Girdlestone Scholarship from Oxford University and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, where he worked as a clinical research fellow. Following this, he gained a doctorate for his work on rotator cuff tendon failure, for which he was also awarded the prestigious Didier Patte Prize by the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery in 2009. He has spent many years lecturing and tutoring for Oxford University. Richard’s Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training was on the Oxford programme. In 2013, Richard was offered a fellowship with the Brisbane Upper Limb Unit, which is the major trauma centre for Queensland, Australia. He worked there for 12 months, gaining further experience in all aspects of upper limb surgery, including performing replantations. During this time he also became an Associate Lecturer for Queensland University.
In 2014, he was appointed as a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Hospitals.

Areas of interest

Shoulder Surgery; Elbow Surgery; Wrist Surgery; Hand Surgery; Shoulder tendon disorders; Frozen shoulder; Rotator Cuff Repair; Shoulder Stabilisation; Shoulder Replacements; Sports Injuries; Arthritis; Shoulder Pain; Elbow pain; Nerve decompressions; Tennis Elbow; Golfers Elbow; Fractures of shoulder, elbow wrist and hand; Carpal Tunnel; Cubital Tunnel; Arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow and shoulder, Trigger finger and thumb, Dupytrens surgery.

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)

About me
My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and facilities, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the data and information on Finder and our website terms of use here.