A Birmingham-based shoulder surgeon with a specialist expertise in arthroscopic shoulder surgery, minimally invasive shoulder replacement surgery and the treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder joint.
Mr Shivanand S Geeranavar is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. He provides private shoulder surgery at three leading independent hospitals in the Birmingham area:
- Spire Little Aston Hospital, Sutton Coldfield
- BMI The Priory Hospital, Birmingham
- BMI Edgbaston Hospital, Birmingham
A highly experienced shoulder surgeon in Birmingham
Trained in London and Liverpool, Mr Geeranavar has 30 years' experience as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, taking up his current position at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals in 1993. Highly skilled in arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder surgery and the latest minimally invasive techniques, including minimally invasive shoulder replacement surgery, he works in close conjunction with an outstanding physiotherapy and rehabilitation team to provide the very highest quality treatment and care.
Shoulder conditions treated by Mr Shivanand S Geeranavar
Mr Geeranavar offers expert assessment and treatment for all conditions affecting the shoulder joint, including:
- Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
- Rheumatoid arthritis of the shoulder
- Rotator cuff disease
- Shoulder instability and dislocation
- Frozen shoulder
- SLAP tears
- Shoulder impingement
- Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) injuries
- Shoulder trauma, including fractures of the humerus
Expert assessment and treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder in the West Midlands
The most mobile joint in the body, the shoulder is subject to the extreme demands imposed by sporting activities, with the mechanisms of the injury being often specific to a particular sport, e.g. swimmer's shoulder, rugby shoulder, golf shoulder, etc. Common sporting injuries include repeated dislocation, the development of bony spurs that trap the rotator cuff tendons (impingement syndrome), tears of the rotator cuff tendons, rupture of the biceps tendon, detachment of the biceps anchor from the bone (SLAP tear), damage to the cushion of cartilage surrounding the socket of the shoulder joint (the labrum) and fractures.
With a special interest in the treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder, Mr Geeranavar offers rapid investigation of shoulder symptoms using arthroscopy and imaging techniques such as CT and MRI, where necessary. The majority of conditions can now be treated arthroscopically, resulting in a shorter stay in hospital and a quicker recovery time compared to conventional open surgery.
Arrange a consultation with Mr Shivanand S Geeranavar
Mr Geeranavar welcomes both insured and self-funding patients with a GP's referral. He is also available for second opinion consultation and international self-referrals.
Consultations can be arranged by calling his private practice manager on 0121 580 9636 or by email email@example.com
GMC Number: 2284101 Check this doctor's GMC registration
Date of registration: 11 Feb 1976
Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals
Mr. Shivanand S Geeranavar is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including Spire Healthcare.
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