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Last updated: 4 May 2020
- Hand & Wrist
- Shoulder & Elbow
Mr Ewan Bigsby is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in upper limb surgery. He treats both sports and degenerative conditions affecting the soft tissues and joints of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. He has an interest in teaching and training, and has completed a Masters degree in Medical Education at Bristol University. He also has a PhD and continues his research interests, publishing regularly on all aspects of trauma and orthopaedics, including shoulder and elbow replacement surgery.
Areas of interest
Sports and degenerative conditions affecting the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
In the shoulder: rotator cuff injuries, shoulder impingement & bursitis, frozen shoulder, acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) arthritis, ACJ injury, shoulder instability / dislocation, labral injuries, and shoulder arthritis.
In the elbow: elbow stiffness, elbow impingement / loose bodies, cubital tunnel syndrome (numbness in the hand caused by a problem at the elbow), and tennis elbow.
In the wrist & hand: Dupuytrens disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger / thumb, DeQuervains, TFCC injuries, base of thumb arthritis, and arthritis affecting the joints of the wrist and hand.
In addition to sports and degenerate conditions, all trauma affecting the upper limb (from clavicles down to fingers) is also treated.
More information is available on my website: www.UpperLimbDoctor.co.uk
- Dianne Bunt
- Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital Hatherley Lane Cheltenham GL51 6SY
- 01242 246507
- Katy Charlton
- Winfield Hospital Tewkesbury Road Longford Gloucester GL2 9WH
- 01452 337288
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper Limb & Trauma Surgeon at Cheltenham General Hospital
Consultant Upper Limb & Trauma Surgeon at Gloucester Royal Hospital
Having published on a variety of aspects of general trauma, as well as shoulder and elbow replacement surgery, Mr Bigsby continues his interest in research, particularly focusing on the upper limb.
He is currently involved in research examining the outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery, as well as investigating how to improve the recovery following shoulder replacement surgery.
Courses offered to GPs
Delivers regular seminars to GPs, Physiotherapists, Healthcare professionals, and patients across the region.
Reference number 6131332
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.