- Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Hand & Wrist
I AM A CONSULTANT ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON WITH SPECIAL INTERESTS IN HAND, WRIST AND KNEE SURGERY. I SEE, ASSESS AND TREAT PATIENTS WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF CONDITIONS IN MY SPECIALISMS, WITH OR WITHOUT SURGERY AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE
I HAVE BEEN A CONSULTANT FOR NEARLY THIRTY YEARS AND HAVE HAD A WIDE AND EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN ALMOST ALL ASPECTS OF ORTHOPAEDICS, AND IN THE PAST TEN YEARS OR SO IN THE FIELDS OF HAND AND KNEE SURGERY, I HAVE SUCCESSFULLY DEALT WITH WIDE RANGE OF PROBLEMS WITHIN MY FIELDS OF INTEREST.
I AM INVOLVED IN TEACHING, TRAINING AND I HAVE BEEN AN EXAMINER FOR MBBS, MRCS AND FRCS EXAMS. I AM ALSO AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE IN GLASGOW AND SIT ON VARIOUS COMMITTEES.
Areas of interest
I DEAL WITH FOLLOWING CONDITIONS WITHIN MY TWO SUB SPECIALITIES:
Meniscal (Cartilage) tears with Key Hole surgery (Arthroscopy); Ligament tears including Cruciate (ACL) tears with Reconstruction; Arthritis with Injections and Joint Replacements; Patella
(Knee cap) problems with Key hole surgery, Release and Realignment; Articular Cartilage damage needing operations including Chondroplasty, Micro fracture, and Mosaicplasty.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Trigger Fingers: Dupuytren's disease both primary and for Recurrence: ganglion; Arthritis of Hand joints and Joint Replacements Trapeziectomy with ligament reconstruction; Tendon surgery include release, repair and Reconstructions; Arthroscopy of wrists and treatment of torn wrist cartilage and arthritis;; Nerve Repairs and releases; Fusion of finger and wrist joints.
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Andreas Kopka Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
ARTICULAR CARTILAGE DAMAGE TO THE KNEE. PARTICIPANT IN ACTIVE TRIAL.
PHILOSOPHY, ACTING AND MUSIC.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
- Gujarati - Conversational
Courses offered to GPs
OFFER FREE TALKS / SEMINARS EVERY YEAR ORGANISED BY THE NUFFIELD AND ROSS HALL HOSPITALS.
Reference number 2907271
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
CONTACT ME VIA HOSPITAL SWITCH BOARD
ROSS HALL - 0141 8103151
NUFFIELD HOSPITAL - 0141 334 9441