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I am a knee and shoulder specialist and carry out a wide range of procedures including partial and full knee and shoulder replacements, knee and shoulder arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction. I have received advanced training in these areas, both in UK and abroad and have completed a fellowship in knee and shoulder surgery in Birmingham. I have extensive clinical experience and have done over a thousand knee and shoulder surgeries in the past 1 years. I have published a number of research articles in leading Orthopaedic Journals.
Areas of interest
Knee arthroplasty; Shoulder arthroplasty; Shoulder arthroscopy; Reconstructive surgery; Sports injuries; Arthroscopy; Cruciate ligament reconstruction; Collateral ligament reconstruction; Rotator cuff repair; Shoulder stabilisation; Nerve decompression; Elbow arthroscopy
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Shoulder Arthroscopy and Rotataor cuff Repair
I have received 3 Consultant Excellance Awards for services provided in my NHS practice in the past 5 years along with certificates of recognition. I actively participate in audit and am a clinical governance lead within my department.
I am an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons.
I am an instructor for Advanced Trauma Life Support
1. High Tibial Osteotomy for Knee arthritis
2. Maanagement of Glenoid in Total shoulder Replacement
3. Loss of grip strength after carpal tunnel release
4. Role of allograft in management of long bone fractures
5.Osteosarcoma mimicking Chronic Osteomyelitis
6. Return to sport following hip resurfacing
Courses offered to GPs
I teach on courses meant for Orthopaedic surgeons and GPs
My clnical outcomes for knee replacements are available on the National Joint Register. My infection rates are less than 0.3 % against a national average of 1-2 %. My patient satisfaction rates are excellent.
- FRCS Trauma snd Orthopaedics Inrecollegiate Speciality Board 2002
- Masters in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery PGI Chandigarh India 1993
- MBBch JPMER Pondicherry India 1990
- Completion of Higher Specialist Training in Orthopaedics Birmingham 2005
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- British Orthopaedic Association member BOA 1996
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2005
- BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital, WR9 8DN
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 07910 226836
- BMI The Priory Hospital, B5 7UG
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 07910 226836
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
Sylvia Dell 07910226836
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Injection(s), +/- aspiration, into joint(s), cyst, bursa or soft tissue - (5-50)
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair greater than 2cm (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
Arthroscopic meniscal repair - (1-5)
Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic and meniscectomy) - (1-5)
Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and excision of distal clavicle (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (1-5)
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