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Mr Michael Thomas

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Mr Michael Thomas FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Orth) qualified at Kings College Hospital, London in 1980. His training in trauma and orthopaedics involved a year in Cape Town, working in part in the trauma unit at the Groote Schuur hospital. He was also a senior registrar on the St Mary’s, London rotation which included training in shoulder surgery by Stephen Copeland at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and by Ian Bayley at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals, Berkshire in 1994 to establish a service in shoulder and elbow surgery.

He has published articles and book chapters on shoulder and elbow arthroplasty and has lectured on shoulder and elbow surgery nationally and internationally. He has also co written and published a number of British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) and British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Patient Care Pathways on shoulder and elbow problems which he follows in his practice.

Mr Thomas has been an elected officer to many positions on the council of BESS since 2008, becoming President of the society in 2015. He is currently the Immediate Past President on council and an Associate Editor of Shoulder and Elbow (the official journal of BESS). He has also served as the UK delegate to the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (SECEC), and was on the Medical Advisory Committee of the National Joint Registry. He is the BESS representative to the International Shoulder Arthroplasty Consortium (ISAC) and Specialist Adviser to NICE’s Interventional Procedures Programme.

Areas of interest

Shoulder and elbow problems; Arthroscopy (keyhole) shoulder and elbow; Arthroplasty (Joint replacement) shoulder and elbow;

Shoulder surgery; Shoulder decompression; Rotator cuff; Acromioclavicular joint arthritis and instability; Frozen shoulder; Shoulder instability (dislocation); Fracture clavicle; fracture humerus

Elbow surgery;Tennis elbow; Golfers elbow; Platelet rich plasma injection; Ulnar neuritis; radial tunnel syndrome; elbow arthritis; elbow stiffness; elbow instability; fracture humerus; fracture radius and ulna (forearm)

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (1-5) The Bridge Clinic (5-50)

  • W7872

    Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture +/- manipulation/injection - (5-50)

  • W8193

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression - (5-50)

    BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (5-50)

  • W8194

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and excision of distal clavicle (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (5-50)

    BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (1-5)

  • T7915

    Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair greater than 2cm - (1-5)

    BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (1-5)

  • T7481

    Autologous blood injection for tendinopathy with/without dry needling and ultrasound guidance - (1-5)

  • T8050

    Surgical release of humeral epicondylitis (lateral or medial) (e.g. 'Tennis Elbow') - (1-5)

  • W9030

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

  • T7910

    Open subacromial decompression and rotator cuff repair +/- excision of distal clavicle - (1-5)

  • W7714

    Primary open or arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation procedure (including labral/SLAP/tendon repair) - (1-5)

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