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Mr Joydeep Sinha

Mr Joydeep Sinha
Job title
Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
Primary specialtyOrthopaedic Surgery
Year qualified
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Mr Sinha holds specialist interests in arthroscopic “keyhole” shoulder and elbow surgery , shoulder replacement, sports injuries and upper limb trauma.


His qualifications are B.Sc(Hons) Pharmacology; M.B.Ch.B; FRCS(Ed); FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Orth). He qualified from the University of Manchester in 1985, and later went on to have Surgical SHO Training at the Hammersmith Hospital and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, gaining experience in various forms of Surgery including General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery.


Mr. Sinha completed his Orthopaedic training in London, working on the King’s College Hospital and South East Thames Orthopaedic rotations. His Fellowships include working in New York and Seattle, USA and the Wrightington Hospital, UK. During this time he gained specialist training in trauma, shoulder, elbow and hand surgery.


Since his appointment as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London, in 1996, Mr. Sinha has worked with his colleagues to develop the Upper Limb Unit, KCH to achieve national and international recognition. Mr. Sinha has also been Clinical Lead for Orthopaedics, KCH; Clinical Lead for the Day Surgery Unit; and is presently Clinical Director for Surgery KCH, and Joint CAG 2 Leader (Trauma, Orthopaedics, Plastics and ENT) for King’s Health Partners (KHP).


Mr. Sinha has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on both upper limb trauma and shoulder surgery, especially aspects of arthroscopic “keyhole” surgery and shoulder replacement.

Clinical interests
  • Arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery

  • Shoulder and elbow replacement

  • Rotator cuff repair

  • Shoulder trauma including fractures of the humerus and clavicle

  • Sports injuries of the shoulder and upper limb, especially shoulder dislocations

  • Hand conditions including carpel tunnel and Dupuytrens Contracture, and hand injuries

Research interests

Mr. Sinha has published extensively on general orthopaedics, shoulder and upper limb surgery.  He is actively involved in upper limb research within the Upper Limb Unit, KCH and King’s College, University of London.


Examples of recent publications are:

  • “Failure of Humeral Fracture Fixation in a Young Patient Using the Philos System”. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2006, 15, 6:e44-e47.

  • “Histologic Evaluation of the Glenohumeral Joint Capsule After Radiofrequency Capsular Shrinkage for a Traumatic Instability”. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2007, 16, 2:163-168.

  • “Anatomy of the Distal Biceps Branchii Tendon and its Clinical Relevance.”Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2007, 456; 117-120.

Within King’s College, University of London, Mr. Sinha is involved in Undergraduate training (Medical Students) and Postgraduate Teaching.  He teaches locally to GP’s and Physiotherapists.  He has taught and lectured both nationally and internationally, recently including France, USA, Brazil and India.

Professional memberships
• British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
• British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
• British Society for Surgery on the Hand (BSSH)
• General Medical Council (GMC)
• British Medical Association (BMA)
• Member of the AO Faculty
NHS Hospital
King’s College Hospital
Private hospital/Private clinic
London Bridge Hospital
27 Tooley Steet

Greater London
London Bridge Hospital 27 Tooley Street
SE1 5
United Kingdom
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