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I am an Orthopaedic Surgeon who has specialised in upper limb surgery (Hand, Shoulder and Elbows). I have held a specialist register since 1999 and have been a consultant since 2001. I have also worked with the Medical School at the University of Dundee since 1997 and have a large experience in teaching and research having published and presented several papers related to my practice including wrist fusions, and elbow replacements, shoulder surgery etc
I am currently developing a service to treat sequels of stroke and other brain injuries that often result in disabling deformities in the hands!
Whereas these cannot be cured the function can often be greatly improved and in the worst cases the care can be made much easier and more effective.
Areas of interest
Upper limb surgery;
Shoulder surgery, Rotator Cuff repairs, Shoulder dislocations and pain, Labral tears (clicks and pains) Arthroscopic and open as appropriate ;
Hand surgery, Dupuytrens, Carpal Tunnels, Trapezectomies, Wrist Scopes, Contractures following Stroke, Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injuries
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon NHS Tayside
Clinical research in Upper limb surgery, including conditions as carpal tunnels, hand contractures following strokes, CP and brain injury, Dupuytrens, Wrist fusions, I have over 30 papers published in PubMed and an extensive list of publications and presentations on Google Scholar
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Portuguese - Native or bilingual
- French - Conversational
- Spanish - Conversational
1: Kiran M, Persaud I, Jariwala A, Wigderowitz C. Factors Influencing Outcome in
the Management of Scaphoid Non-union and Comparison of Matti Russe and
Interpositional Grafting Techniques. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2017
2: Hassan S, Carpenter C, Estridge P, Malhas A, Wigderowitz C. A Comparison of
Complications of Total Wrist Fusion and Silastic Arthroplasty. Geriatr Orthop
Surg Rehabil. 2014 Dec;5(4):213.
3: Jariwala A, Bansal N, Nicol GM, Shelton J, Wigderowitz CA. Outcome analysis of
cubital tunnel decompression. Scott Med J. 2015 Aug;60(3):136-40.
4: Kiran M, Jariwala A, Wigderowitz C. Medium term outcomes of primary and
revision Coonrad-Morrey total elbow replacement. Indian J Orthop. 2015
5: Harrold F, Malhas A, Wigderowitz C. A novel osteotomy in shoulder joint
replacement based on analysis of the cartilage/metaphyseal interface. Clin
Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Nov;29(9):1032-8.
6: Jariwala A, Krishnan B, Soames R, Wigderowitz CA. Important anatomical
relationships of the posterior interosseous nerve in the distal forearm for
surgical planning: a cadaveric study. J Wrist Surg. 2014 Feb;3(1):60-3.
9: Jariwala A, Zaliunaite R, Soames R, Wigderowitz CA. Assessing the variability
of injectate distribution following carpal tunnel injection--a cadaveric study.
Hand Surg. 2013;18(3):313-6.
10: Jariwala A, Khurjekar K, Whiton S, Wigderowitz CA. Exploring the anatomy of
dorsal radiocarpal ligament of the wrist and its ulnar part: a cadaveric study.
Hand Surg. 2012;17(3):307-10.
11: Harrold F, Wigderowitz C. Humeral head arthroplasty and its ability to
restore original humeral head geometry. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013
12: Harrold F, Wigderowitz C. A three-dimensional analysis of humeral head
retroversion. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 May;21(5):612-7.
14: Jariwala AC, Scott I, Arnold GP, Abboud RJ, Wigderowitz CA. Objective
assessment of the alterations in wrist mobility with the fastrak(®) system
following dorsal capsulodesis. Hand Surg. 2010;15(3):237-41.
Courses offered to GPs
As promoted by BMI - Fernbrae
Happy to participate events as requested
- PhD University of Dundee 1997
- CCT Training NHS Tayside 1999
- CCT Tayside 1999
Reference number 4452027
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Orthopaedics, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
- Fernbrae BMI
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 01382 667203
Post treatment communication
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