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Mr Sumedh Talwalkar - Orthopaedics

Mr Sumedh Talwalkar is a Consultant Orthopaedic specialising in Hand and Wrist at Euxton Hall Hospital, Lancashire

Based at: Euxton Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Hand and Wrist Surgery

Rheumatoid Hand

Joint Replacements

1st CMC joint Arthroscopy

Wrist Arthroscopy

Tendon and Nerve Surgery



Carpal Tunnel

Fractures/Non Unions/Mal Unions

Hand Pain, Wrist Pain

Elbow Surgery

Elbow Arthroscopy

Elbow and Radial Head Replacements


Tennis and Golfers Elbow

Elbow pain

Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder Trauma

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Replacements

Shoulder Pain

Academic background

Sumedh qualified from the University of Bombay and from the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He completed his Orthopaedic training in the Northwest of England, having worked as a Senior Fellow in Upper Limb Surgery at Wrightington Hospital prior to taking up his Consultant post in 2009.

In addition to being in charge of the senior fellowship programme at Wrightington Hospital, Sumedh also manages the highly successful FRCS Hand Course, which is held three times a year. He has a strong interest in research and undertook a year out of training at the University of Manchester investigating the role of fibroblasts in the healing of intra-synovial tendon injuries. He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published more than 20 papers and contributed to textbooks. He continues to maintain strong links with the Universities of Manchester and Salford and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University.

Sumedh’s main interest lies in upper limb joint arthroplasty, including replacements of the small joints of the hand, wrist and elbow. In addition to this he is involved in the management of upper limb trauma, at Wigan, where in addition to local referrals, he manages a tertiary referral service for complex injuries from other regions.

Professional Memberships

MBBS, MRCS, MS (Orth), MCh (Orth) Liverpool, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

NHS base

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation NHS trust

Clinic Times

Fri 10:30 – 12:30

01257 446 855