Mr Ali Shafighian
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Hand surgery
- Elbow surgery
- Wrist surgery
Training & Background
- Qualifications: MBBS BSc RNOH FRCS CCT
- Year first qualified : 1997
- GMC number: 4419064
- Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr Shafighian is an Orthopaedic Specialist with an interest in injuries and conditions of the upper limb.
His hand and wrist clinical interests are the treatment of simple and complex Dupuytren’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger digits, trauma, arthritis and soft tissue lesions.
Research & Teaching
Ali Shafighian was educated at St Pauls’ School and qualified in medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997. He also obtained a BSc in Orthopaedic Sciences from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore (first class hons). He undertook basic surgical training at University College, Stanmore, completing his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the Charing Cross, St. Mary and Chelsea circuit in 2009.
Since then he has worked as a Consultant in Hand and Upper Limb surgery at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, the Horton In Bambury (Oxon) and at The Berkshire Independent Hospital.
Ali is interested in newer treatments for hand and wrist arthritis such as partial or total joint replacements. He has published papers twice in this area over the last four years and retains a professional link with a specialist centre allowing him to move forward his clinical practice in a safe and controlled manner.
- British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
- British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)