Associate Professor Bo Povlsen

Plastic surgery, Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

I specialize in non- and minimal invasive surgical treatment of painful conditions of hand, elbow and shoulders using a customized rehabilitation programs in combination with anti-inflammatory, lytic and stem-cell injections. I exclusively work in the private sector but was previously Consultant orthopedic Surgeon at Guy’s & St. Thomas NHS Trust for more than 20 years exclusively treating hand, elbow and shoulder problems. I am also Associated Professor of Hand Surgery at the University of Linkoping – Sweden and board member for the BOA Professional Practice Committee (PPC). In my spare time I work abroad in the developing world for voluntary organizations.

Areas of interest

Shoulder; Shoulder pain; Frozen shoulder; Shoulder dislocation; Shoulder bursitis; Rotator cuff tears; Rotator cuff inflammation; Shoulder impingement; Biceps tendon; Calcific tendonitis; Shoulder fracture; Clavicle fracture; Collarbone fracture, AC joint dislocation; impingement; elbow arthritis; Elbow pain; Elbow injury; Tendonitis; Tendonopathy; Tennis elbow; golfers elbow; Elbow; Tendon injury; Trauma; fracture; Hand; Hand surgery; Wrist pain; Wrist fractures; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren's contracture; Ganglion; Trigger finger; Non-union; scaphoid fracture; Work related upper limb disorder; WRULD; Nerve compression; nerve injury; repetitive strain injury; RSI; nail growth, nail infection, finger infection, finger fracture, finger pain, hand arthritis, wrist arthritis, finger arthritis, thumb arthritis, CMC1 OA, ligament injury, Scapho-lunate ligament injury

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • A6510

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

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

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

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)

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