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Mr Giuseppe Sforza

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Mr Giuseppe Sforza studied medicine at the University of Bari, Italy, 1986-92. After his surgical training, he continued his higher orthopaedic training at the same University. In 1999 he was appointed shoulder surgery fellow at the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital under Stephen Copeland and Professor Ofer Levy.

In 2000 after completion of his fellowship, he returned to Italy and was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Matera, Italy as head of the shoulder and elbow unit and from 2006 at Policlinico di Bari at the University Hospital. Since 2001 he has been visiting clinician and has attended regularly the prestigious "teach the teachers" elbow course at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA with Mr Shawn O’Driscoll and Mr Bernard Morrey. He achieved a master degree in Hand and Wrist Surgery at the University of Milan between 2013 and 2014.

In 2004 he joined the Reading Shoulder Unit, and he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Redditch, Worcester Acute NHS Trust in 2007. From 2015 to 2017, he has held a contract with the Royal Berkshire Hospital for upper limb surgery. He has moved to full private practice from 2016.

He has published scientific papers and chapters to books on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and lectures on several topics: Shoulder and Elbow arthroscopy, arthroplasty, sports injury, post-operative rehabilitation.

Areas of interest

Shoulder injection, shoulder pain, shoulder torn tendon, frozen shoulder, capsular release, MUA, shoulder ultrasound, subacromial impingement, AC joint Injuries, shoulder sport injuries, fracture of shoulder, rotator cuff repair, ligament repair, Shoulder stabilization, shoulder arthritis, Arthroplasty primary and revision surgery. Elbow arthroscopy, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, elbow stabilization, Ulnar nerve decompression, elbow arthritis, elbow fracture. Wrist surgery, Wrist pain, Carpal tunnel, Trigger Finger, Dequervain syndrome, Hand surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • W9030

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

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (5-50) Spire Dunedin Hospital (5-50)

  • W8194

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and excision of distal clavicle (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (5-50)

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5) Spire Dunedin Hospital (1-5)

  • W5722

    Excision reconstruction of small joint - (5-50)

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W7872

    Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture +/- manipulation/injection - (1-5)

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

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

  • A6510

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

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W8150

    Arthrotomy of large joint (including removal of loose body from joint) - (1-5)

  • T7915

    Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair greater than 2cm - (1-5)

  • W7714

    Primary open or arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation procedure (including labral/SLAP/tendon repair) - (1-5)

  • W3100

    Bone graft (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W7760

    Labral repair (shoulder stabilisation) - (1-5)

    Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W0850

    Partial excision of bone (including exostoses) - (1-5)

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