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Last updated: 19 Jun 2020
- Shoulder & Elbow
Mr Talaat Al Atassi is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder, upper limb and trauma surgery. Mr Atassi works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust.
Mr Atassi developed his expertise from holding several fellowships sub-specialising in Trauma & Shoulder Surgery in Nottingham, London and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals.
His surgical practice focuses on shoulder, elbow and upper limb conditions including sport injuries, shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, tennis and golfer’s elbow, frozen shoulder, arthritis, trauma and fractures.
He specialises in keyhole (arthroscopic) surgery, open shoulder surgery and fracture fixation. His preferred approach is to perform arthroscopic procedures under regional anaesthesia without general anaesthesia if desired by patient. This gives the patient the opportunity to watch the key-hole procedure on screen and understand more about his condition and the implemented treatment; avoiding in the same time the undesired side effects of general anaesthesia.
Beside arthroscopic surgery Mr Atassi interests include peripheral nerve decompressions, joint replacement, treatment of tennis and golfer's elbow.
Areas of interest
Shoulder Trauma and Sport injuries - Shoulder instability - Shoulder Arthritis - Shoulder Pain - Rotator Cuff Tear and Impingement Syndrome - Tennis and Golfer's Elbow - Cubital Tunnel and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome -
Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery - Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery - Shoulder Stabilisation - Shoulder Replacement Arthroplasty - Fracture Treatment Upper and Lower Limb - Ulnar and Median Nerve Decompression
Trauma & Fractures Treatment:
Clavicle Fractures, Acromio-Clavicular Dislocations, Humerus Fractures, Elbow Injuries, Wrist injuries, long bone fractures
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Fluent
- FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2007
- FRCS Surgery The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001
Reference number 4768933
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association
British Trauma Socitey
- 52 Alderley Road, SK9 1NY
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 01625 836302
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
52 Alderley Hospital
Spire Manchester Hospital
0161 885 5292