Mr Christopher Knudsen: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Christopher Knudsen

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Hip
  • Shoulder

About me

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Upper Limb Surgery and Hip Surgery.

I have been a Consultant both at the Winfield Hospital and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital since 1993. My specialist expertise is in upper limb disorders, particulary shoulder and elbow disorders and is expert at new arthroscopic methods of treatment.

I treat all aspects of acute as well as degenerative upper limb conditions. I also have expertise in degenerative problems of the hip.

I trained in Cape Town, South Africa and qualified in 1978.

Areas of interest

Hip replacement surgery; Shoulder surgery; Upper limb surgery; Arthroscopic shoulder surgery including - subacromial decompression, total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, stabilisation surgery, rotator cuff repair, frozen shoulder treatment, shoulder trauma.
Total hip replacement; Elbow replacement; Hand surgery including - carpal tunnel release, trigger finger, dupuytrens surgery. Injection into joints.

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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

    Winfield Hospital (1-5)

  • W8193

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Winfield Hospital (5-50)

  • T7910

    Open sub acromial decompression and extensive, greater than 2cm tear rotator cuff repair with excision of distal clavicle - (5-50)

    Winfield Hospital (1-5)

  • W7872

    Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture - (1-5)

    Winfield Hospital (1-5)

  • W7715

    Coracoid bone block transfer for recurrent instability of shoulder (Bristow-Latarjet procedure) - (1-5)

  • W8194

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

    Winfield Hospital (1-5)

  • W9020

    Dynamic arthrogram of joint - (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)

  • S0653

    Removal of benign lesion in muscle or deeper tissue (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

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