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Mr Chambler is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Clinical Chairman of Circle Bath Hospital. He is a specialist in shoulder and elbow surgery and a large part of his practice is made up of shoulder and elbow joint replacements and tendon problems.
Mr Chambler has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK for the past 14 years. He qualified from St Mary’s Hospital
medical School, part of Imperial College, in London. Embarking on his surgical
career, his interest soon became Orthopaedics and in particular shoulder and elbow surgery, being awarded his Masters of Surgery degree in this area by the University of London in 2000, under the supervision of Professor Roger Emery
He gained his Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship
with Professor Carr in Oxford and has since been awarded travelling fellowships to UK & Europe as well as to the world renowned Mayo Clinic in the USA, by the British Elbow & Shoulder Society.
He developed the shoulder & elbow service
at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, concentrating on new advanced
arthroscopic techniques and joint replacement but also organising quality control with prospective audit of surgical outcome to ensure the highest level of patient care. He became Clinical Director of Orthopaedics at YDH in 2011.
Whilst continuing at Yeovil, in 2010 he
joined CircleBath as a surgical partner to promote a new healthcare provider for the NHS as well as private patients. In 2013 he moved fulltime to Circle as the first Executive Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at both the Reading and Bath hospitals. In 2016, he was appointed Clinical Chairman of CircleBath
Recently he has been asked to provide a
service to King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain for complex shoulder and elbow problems, visiting 3-4 times per year.
The areas of surgery include the management of sports injuries, tendinopathies and shoulder
and elbow arthroplasty. He continues his interest in education and research being faculty for arthroscopic shoulder and elbow courses, peer reviewer for Journals and invited lecturer both national and internationally.
Away from work, Andrew enjoys following
sport, skiing and time with his wife and children.
Areas of interest
Arthroscopy; Elbow surgery; Arthroplasty; Shoulder surgery including arthroscopic stablisation and joint replacement
- Carolyn Fraser
- CircleBath Foxcote Avenue Peasedown St John BATH BA2 8SQ
- 01761 422284
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Honoury Consultant, Yeovil District Hospital
Patient related outcome measures of surgery (PROMS), Clinical lead for Profher & UKUFF trials at External examiner for Oxford & London Universities for Masters degree, Faculty member for Watanabe Arthroscopic Shoulder Course
Away from work, Andrew enjoys time with his five children and time allowing watching sport and skiing.
- BSc.(Hons) Clinical Science St Mary's Hospital, London 1991
- MB BS St Mary's Hospital, London 1992
- FRCS (Eng.) Part I London 1994
- FRCS (Eng.) Part II London 1996
- Master of Surgery University of London 2000
- FRCS (Tr and Orth) London 2001
- Shoulder and Elbow Clinical Fellowship Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford 2003
Details of entry to specialist register
- Orthopaedics & Trauma, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association
European Society of Surgery for the Shoulder & Elbow
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
RMO 24/7 at CircleBath Hospital 01761 422201