Mr Shaun O'Brien: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Shaun O'Brien

Barry Shaun O'Brien

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured
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Specialises in

  • Knee

About me

I am a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in Knee surgery. I have performed over 2500 knee replacements and a 1000 ligament reconstructions since becoming a consultant in 2001 and carry out all types of knee replacement including total knee replacements , unicompartmental knee replacements, revision knee replacements, high tibial osteotomy, ACL and PCL reconstruction.
I have a particular interest in younger adult arthritis and am part of the teaching faculty and visiting surgeon program for smith and nephew arthroplasty.
I teach on numerous national and international faculties covering subjects such as knee replacement and ligament reconstruction.
It is important that when a patient presents with a knee problem there are appropriately investigated and then the full range of the various options available to them are discussed. As my practice is almost solely based around knee problems I have the experience and surgical skills to be able to discuss with and offer the patient the full of options available.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery; Joint replacements; Knee replacement surgery; Unicomaprtmental knee replacement; Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction; Posterior cruciate ligament reconstrution; Cartilage repair; Knee arthroscopy

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Procedures completed

  • W8200

    Arthroscopic meniscectomy (including debridement) - (5-50)

    Spire Washington Hospital (5-50)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)

    Spire Washington Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    Spire Washington Hospital (1-5)

  • W4230

    Revision of total replacement of knee joint - (1-5)

    Spire Washington Hospital (1-5)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)

    Spire Washington Hospital (1-5)

  • W7410

    Multiple ligament reconstruction of knee (including posterior cruciate ligament) - (1-5)

    Spire Washington Hospital (1-5)

  • X3770

    Intramuscular injection with x-ray control (e.g. piriformis block) - (1-5)

  • W9240

    Examination/ manipulation of joint under general anaesthetic +/- injection +/- arthrogram (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

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