Ian McNab: Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Oxford
Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Oxford: Ian McNab
Mr Ian McNab is a specialist in the treatment of a full range of hand conditions, including: carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon problems, hand and wrist injuries. His super-specialist interest is in the treatment of complex wrist problems including scaphoid fractures, fracture non-unions, and wrist arthroscopy.
Mr McNab trained at the London Hospital Medical College, University of London as an undergraduate and subsequently in orthopaedic surgery at St Bartholomew's Hospital. He completed his rotation in: Stanmore, Essex, Norwich, Great Ormond Street, and at the Royal London Hospital, obtaining the certificate of completion of specialist training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in 1999. His specialist fellowship training was undertaken in hand and upper limb surgery in Oxford and then during a year spent in Melbourne, Australia.
Mr McNab was appointed as a specialist Consultant Hand Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
and John Radcliffe Hospital
in 2000. Emergency and trauma hand surgery is undertaken at the John Radcliffe Hospital, planned and reconstructive hand surgery is undertaken at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.
Teaching and academic appointments are: Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
, and as an honorary lecturer in clinical medicine at Wadham College, University of Oxford
- Arthritis of the hand and wrist (inc. small joint replacements in the hand)
- Hand and wrist injuries (including late reconstruction)
- The treatment of complex wrist problems including:
- Scaphoid fractures
- Scaphoid fracture non-unions
- Vascularised bone grafting techniques
- Fractures of the wrist and distal radius that have healed with deformity / wrist fracture mal-unions
- Distal radio-ulnar joint (DRUJ) problems including instability and arthritis
- Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFC) problems, tears, injuries etc
- Wrist ligament injuries and wrist Instability, scapholunate ligament injury etc.
- Wrist arthroscopy
- Kienbock’s disease
- Treatment of scaphoid fractures and scaphoid fracture non-unions
- Advanced vascularised bone grafting techniques
McCombe D, Ireland D, McNab I. Distal Scaphoid Excision after Radio-Scaphoid Arthrodesis J Hand Surg 2001;26A:877-882 (Sept 2001)
McNab I S H, Collier A M. Hand Injuries. SURGERY 2001; 19:7: 160-166 (July 2001)
McNab I S H. Common Hand Infections. SURGERY 2001; 19:7: 167-172 (July 2001)
McNab I S H, Carr A J. Adult Orthopaedics: Bursitis at the Elbow Book Chapter in: The Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics (2001)
Leonard L, Little C, Owers K, Burge P, McNab I. Vascularised Bone Grafts for Scaphoid Non-Union (31 Cases) -Cirugia de la Mano – Suplemento especial April 2005, Vol 33, No 66: 31 - (FESSH)
Gidwani S, Leonard L, Little C, Owers K, Burge P, McNab I. Vascularised Bone Grafts for Scaphoid Non-Union -Pan Pacific Hand & Upper Limb Trauma Symposium 2007
Appointments, consultation and private treatment
All appointments should be made via Mr McNab’s Practice Manager, Ms Marie Noall, whose contact details can be found below. Mr McNab is available for private patient appointments according to patients’ needs as he aims to provide a high quality service.
Mr Ian McNab is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals, including Nuffield Health
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