Mr Kim Chan 06129524

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Mr Kim Chan is a fully trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was included into GMC Specialist Register in the Specialty of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He was appointed as consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, NHS Lanarkshire since July 2018.

His main subspecialty interest include the whole spectrum of upper limb surgery including shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist. He completed his fellowship in upper limb surgery in the North East of England. He also completed the BOA national clinical leadership during his fellowship year.

He is committed to education at all levels including undergraduate, higher surgical and postgraduate training. He is author for the hand viva chapter for the postgraduate orthopaedics series.

He has busy NHS Practise within NHS Lanarkshire covering 3 acute hospitals- Wishaw, Monklands and Hairmyres. He has private practice at BMI Ross Hall Hospital, Glasgow and BMI Kings Park Hospital, Stirlingshire.

His main elective practice involved whole spectrum of upper limb including shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery. His trauma involvement including complex upper and lower limb surgery and general orthopaedic trauma including reconstruction.

He practice evidence based medicine and offer the latest treatment options be it non-operative or operative. He provides management and treatment to all his patients in line with national guidelines and best practices.

He performed majority of operation as day case, which means patient can go home on the same day when it is appropriate without needing to stay overnight in the hospital. He provides the full spectrum of treatment for upper limb conditions ranging from simple injection to arthroscopic keyhole surgery and complex open surgery.

Areas of interest

Rotator cuff injuries and tendinitis
Collar bone clavicle injuries
Shoulder instability or dislocation
Shoulder arthritis
Shoulder replacement
Frozen shoulder
Shoulder pain, stiffness and impingement
Sports injuries including fractures, tendon and ligament injuries

Tennis elbow
Golfer elbow
Elbow arthritis
Elbow therapeutic arthroscopy
Cubital tunnel syndrome

Hand and Wrist
Dupuytren's contracture of hands
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Trigger fingers and thumb
Lumps and bumps in the hands
Hand and wrist tendonitis
Thumb arthritis
Finger joints arthritis requiring fusion or replacement
Therapeutic and diagnostic wrist arthroscopy
Wrist and hand fractures

Peripheral nerve entrapment
Ulna and median nerve entrapment
Nerve entrapment requiring assessment and release

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Procedures completed

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection of therapeutic substance including Viscosupplement +/- image guidance - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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