Mr Duncan Learmonth: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Duncan Learmonth

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Knee
  • Shoulder

About me

I was appointed as an Orthopaedic Knee and Shoulder Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in 1993 and just over ten years later I established the Birmingham Knee and Shoulder Clinic at the Priory Hospital with Marcus Green and Samir Massoud.

In 2007 I transferred to full time private practice, but I maintain an Honorary NHS Contract at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

I am an established authority in Knee and Shoulder Surgery in the UK and a regular faculty member at National meetings; teaching at Regional Orthopaedic Training Programs: Oswestry, Sheffield, Leicester, Cardiff, Cambridge and Birmingham. I am also a regular demonstrator in Arthroscopic Surgery Workshops of the knee and shoulder for UK and overseas Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, having previously been a surgical tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

I am often invited as a guest speaker at Norwegian, Greek and Egyptian Orthopaedic Association Meetings and have published some thirty papers on knee and shoulder conditions, together with contributing book chapters on knee trauma and articular cartilage disease.

The development of the Birmingham Knee and Shoulder Clinic has been a long time ambition as it helps patients and referring practitioners to identify surgeons with subspecialty expertise.

Areas of interest

Degenerative knee disorders; Cartilage repair; Shoulder pain; Anterior knee pain; Frozen shoulder; Knee arthroscopy; Shoulder surgery; Shoulder decompression; Shoulder replacement; Non-union fractures; Shoulder stabilisation; Shoulder resurfacing; Knee pain; Tennis elbow; Elbow; Knee surgery; Arthroscopy; Knee replacement surgery; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Knee; Shoulder surgeries

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (5-50)

  • T7915

    Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair greater than 2cm - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (5-50)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (5-50)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W9112

    Manipulation of joint (including intra-articular injection) for 'Frozen Shoulder' (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

  • W5030

    Revision total shoulder replacement - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W8194

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and excision of distal clavicle (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W5200

    Unicompartmental knee replacement - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W8600

    Therapeutic arthroscopy operation on cavity of joint (not otherwise specified) (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W7780

    Revision stabilisation of shoulder joint - (1-5)

  • W7760

    Labral repair (shoulder stabilisation) - (1-5)

  • W5800

    Conversion of a unicompartmental knee replacement to a total replacement of knee joint - (1-5)

  • W2100

    Primary open reduction of intra-articular fracture of long bone with internal fixation, e.g. proximal humerus or proximal tibia (+/- arthroscopic assistance) - (1-5)

  • W5050

    Reverse polarity arthroplasty of shoulder - (1-5)

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