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Mr Vinay Takwale is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in treatment of injuries and other conditions of the shoulder, elbow and hand.
His practice now involves all aspect of shoulder, elbow and hand surgery, but he is especially interested in treatment of these conditions by keyhole surgery with advanced modern techniques. He has large experience in management of fractures in the upper limb and joint replacement surgery of the shoulder, elbow and certain joints in the hand, and the more frequent conditions like rotator cuff tears or their impingement, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers and Dupuytren’s disease.
Mr Takwale has been a Consultant on the NHS since 2001. He carried out his Higher Surgical Training in the London and took a specialist fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at Wrightington Hospital.
Areas of interest
Upper limb surgery; Elbow surgery; Shoulder surgery; Wrist surgery; Hand surgery; Arthroscopy of shoulder, arthroscopy of wrist, elbow. Carpal tunnel surgery, Rotator Cuff Surgery, tennis elbow, tendonitis, trigger finger, arthritis, shoulder joint replacement, elbow, wrist, hand joint replacements. Ganglion. fractures.
- Lucy Puchowski/Sarah Rann
- The Cheltenham & Gloucester Nuffield Hospital Hatherley Lane CHELTENHAM GL51 6SY
- 01242 246519
- 01242 246551
- Sally Williams
- Winfield Hospital Tewkesbury Road Longford GLOUCESTER GL2 9WH
- 01452 337284
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
As a Consultant he is actively involved in education of both higher surgical trainees and junior doctors. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, British Elbow and Shoulder Society and the Faculty of Medical leadership and Management. In addition to his clinical role, he is also keen to promote the advancement of medical leadership and management within the wider NHS.
Mr Takwale lives in Cheltenham with wife and two children. He is a busy man with work and family life, but when he gets time to relax, he enjoys painting and sketching.
English, Hindi/Urdu, Marathi and understands Gujarathi.
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Takwale gives talks regularly to the local GP community, he can cover all aspects of shoulder, elbow & hand surgery.
- FRCS Orthopaedics Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons 2003
- MS Master of Orthopaedic Surgery B J Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, University of Pune (India). 1991
- MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery B J Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, University of Pune (India). 1988
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Shoulder Elbow Society
British Society for the Surgery of the Hand
British Orthopaedic Specialists Association
- Nuffield Health Cheltenham HospitalHatherley...
- 08:00 - 10:00
- 01242 246552
- Winfield Hospital Tewkesbury Road Longford...
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 01452 337284
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