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- Hand & Wrist
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
- Kate Anstey
- Spire Cardiff Hospital Croescadarn Road Pontprennau CARDIFF CF23 8XL
- 029 2054 2655
- 029 2054 2533
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Melvyn Jenkins-Welch Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hand Surgeon
University Hospital of Wales,
1994 - present
National Clinical Excellence Award
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
Numerous scientific papers and book chapters
Reference number 2961411
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 1994
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Orthopaedic Association
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