Mr Vipul Patel

Medical Director

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon with special interest in Shoulder and Elbow.

​First appointed as Consultant 1999 and Consultant at Epsom and St Helier since 2001.

Directorate Quality Lead for Surgery, Epsom & St Helier April 2016 – onwards.
Regional Clinical Co-ordinator, National Joint Registry, Jan 2016 – onwards.
Member, BOA Clinical Commissioning Guidance Development Group – 2012-14.
Clinical Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics, Epsom & St Helier, 2008-2012.
Reviewer for “Shoulder and Elbow” journal and “Bone and Joint Journal”

Conditions treated:
Sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow, Rotator cuff disorders, Shoulder instability and labral tears, Frozen shoulder, Shoulder arthritis, Tennis elbow, Elbow arthritis. Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty of the Shoulder and elbow.

Undergraduate training:
NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, qualified 1986

Postgraduate training:
Orthopaedic Residency, V S Hospital and affiliates Ahmedabad, 1986-1988
SWL Orthopaedic Training Programme 1993-1999
Fellowship in Baltimore 1996-97

Qualifications, Specialties & Achievements:
MBBS, Gujarat University, 1986
MS(Orth), Gujarat University, 1986
FRCS(England), 1991
FRCS (Tr & Orth), 1999

​Prizes, memberships and fellowships:
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
British Trauma Society (BTS)
AO Trauma
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)