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Vijay Bhalaik is a hand and upper limb consultant at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust. He specialises in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and surgery of hand and wrist.
He also sees patients privately at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Wirral.
He is also an honorary senior lecturer at Edge Hill University and teaches on faculty on various training courses for healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally.
He is the current training programme director for orthopaedics and trauma for Health Education England.
He is an examiner for FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics.
He is a member of British Orthopaedic Association Training Standards Committee
Areas of interest
Hand surgery; Arthroscopy; Shoulder surgery; Wrist surgery; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren's contracture; Upper limb surgery; Peripheral nerve disorders; Soft tissue disorders; Elbow surgery; Sports injuries
Current NHS consultant posts held
Wirral University Teaching Hospital
Walking, climbing, photography, painting
- FRCS (Trauma and Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2006
Reference number 4753814
- Holmwood Drive Heswall WIRRAL CH61 1AU
- 14:00 - 17:30
- 0151 515 9527
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
0151 515 9527
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Injection into cord for Dupuytren's Contracture (including post injection finger extension) - (1-5)
Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)
Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)
Two or more injections into subcutaneous tissue / painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)