Miss Claire Fitzgerald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Miss Claire Fitzgerald MBBch, PGDipClinEd, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (T&O)

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBch, PGDipClinEd, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (T&O)
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Areas of expertise

  • Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty
  • Rotator cuff repair and instability surgery
  • ACJ surgery
  • Upper limb trauma surgery
  • Tendon/ligament repair and reconstruction
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Recommendations for Miss Fitzgerald

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Recommended by:

  • byMr Sammy Hanna, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Claire is a highly skilled upper limb surgeon with excellent expertise in shoulder surgery. She is thorough and meticulous, has a great bedside manner and is highly respected by her patients and colleagues. I would not hesitate in recommending Claire to anyone seeking an upper limb/shoulder opinion.

  • byMr Nick Aresti, Trauma & Orthopaedics (Upper Limb)

    Claire is an experienced and accomplished upper limb surgeon who has the skillset to deal with most upper limb pathologies. She has meticulous surgical skill and a fantastic bedside manner.

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Excellent upper limb and shoulder surgeon. Great ability to communicate with patients and highly respected by colleagues.

  • by Ms Courtney Hall, Physiotherapist

    Miss Claire Fitzgerald has impeccable communication skills. She's very good at relaying to the patients their expectations of the surgery and realistic outcomes.

  • byMr Sammy Hanna, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Claire is a highly skilled upper limb surgeon with excellent expertise in shoulder surgery. She is thorough and meticulous, has a great bedside manner and is highly respected by her patients and colleagues. I would not hesitate in recommending Claire to anyone seeking an upper limb/shoulder opinion.

  • byMr Nick Aresti, Trauma & Orthopaedics (Upper Limb)

    Claire is an experienced and accomplished upper limb surgeon who has the skillset to deal with most upper limb pathologies. She has meticulous surgical skill and a fantastic bedside manner.

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Excellent upper limb and shoulder surgeon. Great ability to communicate with patients and highly respected by colleagues.

  • by Ms Courtney Hall, Physiotherapist

    Miss Claire Fitzgerald has impeccable communication skills. She's very good at relaying to the patients their expectations of the surgery and realistic outcomes.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, W1G 6BW

    • The London Clinic

      20 Devonshire Place, Marylebone, London, W1G 6BW

    • London Bridge Hospital

      27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

    About Miss Claire Fitzgerald

    GMC number: 6074850

    Year qualified: 2003

    Place of primary qualification: University of Wales

    Miss Claire Fitzgerald is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Barth Health NHS Trust where she is an integral part of the orthopaedic team delivering elective and trauma care across the trust since 2015. She has a specialist interest in upper limb surgery and a particular interest in conditions affecting the shoulder, including both open and arthroscopic techniques.

    Miss Fitzgerald graduated in 2003 from the University of Wales, College of Medicine. She completed her early surgical and orthopaedic training in the University Hospital of Wales and the Welsh Orthopaedic Training Rotation, before relocating to London to join the University College Hospital London Orthopaedic Training Rotation. She trained in all aspects of arthroscopic and open shoulder and upper limb surgery during her 20 months of subspecialty shoulder and upper limb fellowship training in University College Hospital London, and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital London.

    Miss Fitzgerald was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow. She lectures on a number of training courses, including those for the FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics. She is a qualified Advanced Trauma and Life Support Instructor and regularly instructs and examines for this globally recognized qualification. She has a continued interest in clinical research and has co-published in several peer-reviewed journals. She played a key role in the setting up of an NIHR clinical randomized controlled trial.

    Miss Fitzgerald believes in and practices evidence-based care in both open and arthroscopic surgery, and achieves excellent surgical outcomes.

    Areas of expertise

    • ACJ surgery
    • Carpal tunnel decompression
    • Degenerative disease
    • Ganglion surgery
    • Ligament disorders
    • Nerve compression
    • Open elbow surgery
    • Rotator cuff repair and instability surgery
    • Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty
    • Tendon/ ligament repair and reconstruction
    • Upper limb trauma surgery
    • Wrist disorders including tendon

    Professional memberships

    British Elbow & Shoulder Society
    General Medical Council

    Other specialists recommended by Miss Fitzgerald

  • Mr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Culpan is a gifted surgeon and clinician and provides comprehensive, compassionate and evidence-based care. He supports a wide range of patients from the UK and internationally. He specialises in pelvis/acetabular/hip and knee pathology and internationally acclaimed in his treatment and knowledge of these. He has super specialist interest in complex degenerative and traumatic conditions and the polytraumatised patient. I'd have no hesitation to refer my patient to him.

  • Dr Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam, Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

    Dhanu has a unique and wide reaching knowledge of general and elderly medicine, and elderly complex trauma care. She is compassionate and committed, and does everything she can to achieve good outcomes for her patients.

  • Mr Francesc Malagelada, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada has a comprehensive knowledge of complex foot and ankle pathology. He is a kind and compassionate surgeon and works well with his patients to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • Miss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Ms Arshad is an excellent surgeon with a wonderful communication style. She makes considered and comprehensive treatment plans for complex hip and knee pathology.

  • Mr Dafydd Edwards, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Edwards has extensive experience in Hand and Elbow surgery, and complex upper limb trauma. He is an excellent surgeon and colleague