Mr Philip Ahrens: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Philip Ahrens

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Shoulder

About me

Mr Philip Ahrens qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster medical school in 1992. His postgraduate orthopaedic training was in London, and he undertook a Fellowship in Shoulder Surgeryin Nice, France.

He was appointed Consultant to the Royal Free Hospital in 2003 and practices specialist shoulder and elbow surgery in the NHS and private sectors. His specialist interests are in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and joint replacement.

Mr Ahrens is active in both research and training, having been awarded the British Elbow and Shoulder Society’s European Travelling Fellowship in 2004, and is the lead investigator in multicentre clinical trials, and other research. He has published, amongst other conditions, on shoulder instability, biceps pathology, elbow arthritis, and shoulder arthritis. He as contributed to textbooks of orthopaedic surgery and reviews scientific articles for several international medical journals,

He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, The British Elbow and Shoulder Society, and is a founder member of the Watanabe Club, a society dedicated to the advancement and teaching of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. He is an Honorary Consultant to St Luke’s Healthcare for the Clergy, and was Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon to the London 2012 Olympics.

Areas of interest

Shoulder surgery; Shoulder pain; Tendonitis; Elbow surgery; Arthroscopy

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Procedures completed

  • W5000

    Primary total shoulder replacement - (1-5)

    Wellington Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

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

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W8193

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • T7910

    Open sub acromial decompression and extensive, greater than 2cm tear rotator cuff repair with excision of distal clavicle - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • T7982

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and limited, less than 2cm tear rotator cuff repair (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

  • W5510

    Total prosthetic replacement of elbow - (1-5)

  • A6810

    Neurolysis and transposition of peripheral nerve (excludes carpal tunnel release) - (1-5)

  • W7712

    Stabilisation of unidirectional instability of shoulder joint (including anterior, posterior and arthroscopic) - (1-5)

    Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)

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