Mr Giuseppe Sforza: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Giuseppe Sforza

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


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Specialises in

  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist

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, carpal tunned, Trigger Finger, Dequervain syndrome, Hand surgery

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

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


  • W9030

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W5722

    Excision reconstruction of small joint - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W7872

    Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture +/- manipulation/injection - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W8194

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


  • T7050

    Lengthening of tendon(s) or open tenotomy - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W5030

    Revision total shoulder replacement - (1-5)


  • A6510

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


  • A6600

    Release of entrapment of deeply placed peripheral nerve - (1-5)


  • W8193

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression - (1-5)


  • W1800

    Drainage/debridement of bone(s) (including sequestrectomy for osteomyelitis) - (1-5)


  • W7881

    Release of contracture of interphalangeal joint of finger (excluding trigger finger or Dupuytrens disease) - (1-5)


  • W9240

    Examination/ manipulation of joint under general anaesthetic +/- injection +/- arthrogram (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • T8050

    Surgical release of humeral epicondylitis (lateral or medial) (e.g. 'Tennis Elbow') - (1-5)


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