Mr David Shewring

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist

About me

David Shewring set up the Hand Surgery service in Cardiff in 1994 and has developed this over the last two decades.
He was President of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand for 2018. This is the national body for Hand Surgery in the UK, based at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, with a membership of 800 Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgeons.
He is also Chairman of the Committee of Management of the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), which is the foremost publication on Hand Surgery in the world. He is a Council member of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) and is Chairman of the the FESSH Training & Education Committee for Hand Surgery in Europe. He is the organiser of the triennial congress of the International Federation of Societies of Surgery of the Hand, which will be held for the first time in the UK, in London, in 2022.

Areas of interest

Hand Surgery; Wrist Surgery; Elbow Surgery

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Procedures completed

  • W6913

    Total synovectomy of large joint - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (5-50)

  • W6912

    Total synovectomy of small joint - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (5-50)

  • T6982

    Tenolysis of flexor tendon of hand - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (5-50)

  • T5210

    Dupuytren's fasciectomy multiple digits with proximal interphalangeal joints - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (5-50)

  • W7484

    Reconstruction of three or more ligaments not elsewhere specified - (5-50)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (5-50)

  • T5223

    Dupuytren's dermofasciectomy and graft, or for recurrent disease - multiple digits - (1-5)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • W0960

    Excision of benign tumour of bone with bone grafting - (1-5)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (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)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • T5222

    Dupuytren's dermofasciectomy and graft, or for recurrent disease - single digit - (1-5)

    Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

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