Mr Lorenzo Garagnani: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Lorenzo Garagnani

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Hand
  • Wrist

About me

Mr Lorenzo Garagnani is a highly specialised Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon who treats the whole spectrum of disorders of the hand, wrist and peripheral nerves of the upper limb, both in adults and children.

Mr Garagnani is an internationally recognised expert in the treatment of congenital anomalies of the hand and wrist.

He qualified in Medicine and Surgery at Bologna University (Italy) then he trained in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the prestigious Bologna Specialist Training Programme, mainly based at the world famous Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.

Mr Garagnani completed his sub-specialist training in hand and wrist surgery in centres of excellence in the UK, where he was Hand Fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Oxford University Hospitals, and at the Hand Clinic in Windsor. In 2009, he was appointed Specialist Hand Surgeon at Humanitas Clinical Institute in Rozzano, Milan (Italy). Between 2009 and 2012 he worked in London, as locum Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and as Hand Fellow in congenital hand anomalies at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

In 2012, Mr Garagnani was appointed Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon at the Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery of the University Hospital Policlinico di Modena (Italy), where he jointly led the busy Paediatric Hand Surgery/Congenital Upper Limb and Hand Anomalies Service.

In 2015, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, where he is now based.

In 2017, Mr Garagnani was appointed Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine of King’s College London.

Mr Garagnani’s regular activities also include supervision of and teaching to Specialist Trainees, Hand Fellows and King’s College medical students.

He is author of numerous scientific publications that include articles and book chapters, and is regular speaker and invited faculty at national and international conferences and courses.

Mr Garagnani's work and research are focused on new minimally invasive techniques that allow reduction of surgical morbidity in hand and wrist surgery.

Areas of interest

Congenital and paediatric hand surgery – treatment of anomalies of the hand and upper limb in children and adults; Hand and wrist trauma (fractures, ligament, tendon and nerve injuries); Hand and wrist joint disease (degenerative join disease – osteoarthritis, arthropaties, rheumatoid arthritis); Upper limb nerve disorders (including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes); Tendon surgery (trigger finger, tenosynovitis, tendon reconstruction, tendon transfer); Wrist arthroscopy (keyhole surgery); Dupuytren’s contracture treatment; Removal of growths/cysts in the hand and upper limb (ganglion cysts, lipomas, enchondromas, GCTs)

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Procedures completed

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

    Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • W1920

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

    Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)

  • T7230

    Release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

  • W2830

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

  • W2310

    Secondary open reduction of fractured long bone-and intramedullary fixation or internal fixation for non-union/mal union - including intra-articular (including bone graft) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W8830

    Diagnostic arthroscopic examination of wrist joint, +/- biopsy (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

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