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Mr Sumedh Talwalkar
MBBS, MRCS, MS (Orth), MCh (Orth) Liverpool, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

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Professional Biography

Sumedh qualified from the University of Bombay and from the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He completed his Orthopaedic training in the Northwest of England, having worked as a Senior Fellow in Upper Limb Surgery at Wrightington Hospital prior to taking up his Consultant post in 2009.

In addition to being in charge of the senior fellowship programme at Wrightington Hospital, Sumedh also manages the highly successful FRCS Hand Course, which is held three times a year. He has a strong interest in research and undertook a year out of training at the University of Manchester investigating the role of fibroblasts in the healing of intra-synovial tendon injuries. He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published more than 20 papers and contributed to textbooks. He continues to maintain strong links with the Universities of Manchester and Salford and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University.

Sumedh's main interest lies in upper limb joint arthroplasty, including replacements of the small joints of the hand, wrist and elbow. In addition to this he is involved in the management of upper limb trauma, at Wigan, where in addition to local referrals, he manages a tertiary referral service for complex injuries from other regions. 

Speciality Areas:

  • Hand and Wrist Surgery : Rheumatoid Hand, Joint Replacements, 1st CMC joint Arthroscopy,Wrist Arthroscopy, Tendon and Nerve Surgery, Dupuytrens, Ganglions, Carpal Tunnel, Fractures/Non Unions/Mal Unions
  • Elbow Surgery: Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow and Radial Head Replacements, Trauma, Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • Shoulder Surgery: Shoulder Trauma, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacements 

Clinic Access Times:

Wednesday 8:30 AM Elective clinic, Wrightington 
Wednesday 2:00 PM Fracture Clinic, Wigan