- Hand surgery
- Elbow surgery
- Wrist surgery
- Shoulder surgery
Training & Background
|Qualifications:||MBBS BSc RNOH FRCS CCT|
|Year first qualified:||1997|
|Clinic times:||By appointment, including evenings|
Mr Shafighian qualified in medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997. He also obtained a BSc (first class hons) in Orthopaedic Science, from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.
After initial surgical training at University College, Stanmore, Mr Shafighian completed higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in London.
This included a year long Fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. An opportunity to be involved with the treatment of complex disorders of the hand and upper limb, including microvascular reattachment of severed fingers..
Mr Shafighian entered the GMC’s specialist register for trauma and orthopaedic surgery in 2009. Since that time, he has worked as a consultant in hand and upper limb surgery in Surrey, East Anglia, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
A particular interest in hand and wrist conditions includes treatment of simple and complex Dupuytren’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve, or tendon injury, trigger digits, arthritis and soft tissue lesions.
Mr Shafighian is equally adept at performing arthroscopic, or open surgery, for conditions such as impingement, or rotator cuff tear. Always with his patient’s interests and wishes at the heart of decisions on treatment.
Research & Teaching
Mr Shafighian takes a close interest in treatment developments for hand and wrist arthritis, including partial, or total joint replacement. He has published papers covering this area over several years.
He retains professional links with a specialist centre, which allows him to manage his clinical practice in a safe, controlled manner.
- British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
- British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)