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Mr Lazlo Zolczer - Orthopaedics

Mr Lazlo Zolczer is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in London who specialises in Upper and Lower Limb surgery

Based at: West Valley Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr Zolczer is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital with over 25 years’ experience who specialises exclusively in upper and lower limb orthopaedic conditions and sport injuries.

Mr Zolczer specialises in upper and lower limb surgery, provides operative and non-operative treatment for conditions of the elbow-wrist-hand and the knee-ankle-foot.

He offers procedures in the following areas as a Day Case, where patients will go home on the day of treatment.

Upper limb:

Common tendon conditions, joint pain which requires steroid and local anaesthetic injections or tendon release surgery, including:

- Tennis/ Golfer’s elbow, De Quervain’s wrist pain (Inflamed tendon conditions)

- Elbow bursitis (swollen elbow)

- Wrist ganglion cyst

- Carpal tunnel syndrome

- Trigger finger; Dupuytren’s finger contracture


Lower limb:    

- Knee arthritis for injection and physiotherapy

- Knee cartilage (meniscus) tear for “key-hole” surgery (arthroscopy)

- Patellar tendinopathy (Jumper’s knee)

- Foot/ankle common tendon conditions, joint pain which need steroid and local anaesthetic injections

- Ankle/foot ganglion cysts

- Big toe (hallux) and lesser toe problems, bunions, overlapping/cross-over toe deformities

- ‘Policeman’s heel’, plantar fasciitis, heel spur

- Morton’s neuroma, ingrown toe nail problem

Where required specialist diagnostic tests will be carried out, including: X-rays, US - MRI - or CT scans, nerve test (EMG).


Academic background

Mr Zolczer trained and graduated at the Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest.

He completed post-graduate Orthopaedic & Trauma training in the UK at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Institute, Oswestry, Shropshire, and at Croydon University Hospital – delegated by St Georges University Hospital, London.

Since 1994 he continued to work and develop his Orthopaedic and Trauma surgical practice at Croydon, taking up his current full-time position as Consultant in 2001.


Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association    (BOA – 1994)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons    (AAOS – 2014)

British Medical Association      (BMA – 2005)


NHS base

Croydon University Hospital

Clinic Times

Wednesdays: 17:30 – 19:30. Ad Hoc Appt. can be arranged for urgent cases.

020 3780 2504