- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Hand & Wrist
Vasu is a Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon Practicsing in Newport,Monmouthshire and Hereford.His NHS practice is at Nevill Hall Hospital,Abergavenny in Monmouthshire and the Royal Gwent Hospital.
His private clinics are St Joseph’s Hospital Newport and Nuffield Hereford Hospital.He is a Specialist trained in the diagnosis and management of hand and arm disorders with over 20 years of Orthopaedic experience.His background training is Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery.
In his NHS and private elective and trauma practice,he exclusively treats Hand and Wrist and Some elbow conditions and injuries. He is a keen teacher and trainer and believes passionately in training the next generation of hand Surgeons.Vasu enjoys his family life in the Brecon Beacons.
Areas of interest
Carpal tunnel; carpal tunnel surgery; Cubital tunnel ; ulna nerve decompression; ulna nerve transposition; Dupuytrens disease; trigger fingers; Tennis elbow; Golfers elbow ; ACP (autologous conditioned plasma) injections; Wrist Fractures; Hand Fractures; Scaphoid fractures ; fractured radius; Scapholunate ligament repairs; Osteoarthritis base of thumb; CMC joint arthritis; Wrist arthroscopy;TFCC tear repairs and debridement: Nerve Compression:
- Veronica Bennett
- Department of Orthopaedic ST. Josephs Private Hospi Harding Avenue Newport NP20 6ZE
- 01633 820318
- 01633 820318
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Graeme Lilley Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon
Nevill Hall Hospital and Royal Gwent Hospital
Systematic Review of Factors Affecting Outcome of Surgery for non union scaphoid
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Gujarati - Basic
A simple technique for intra-operative radiation protection in trauma and orthopaedic procedures. Lee P, Shanbhag V, Iorwerth A. Acta Orthop Belg. 2009 Feb; 75(1): 119-21
Total Hip Replacement infected with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis - A Case Report and Review of Literature V Shanbhag Kotwal, A Gaitonde,KSinghal Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 2007:73(2)
Transfusion Requirements in Hip Fractures-Analysis of Predictive Factors A Gul, S Sambandam, V Shanbhag, G Morgan12Jul 2006(Online First) 1633-8065 (Print) 1432-1068 (Online) European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Dystrophic Calcification in the heel pad, a case report-V Shanbhag A.Tambe, V Desai The Foot Volume 13, Issue 4, December 2003 Pages 212-214.
- MBBS Bombay University 1994
- DNB Orthopaedics National Board Delhi 1999
- MS Orthopaedics Bombay University 1999
- MRCS Ed Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2003
- FRCS Ed (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012
Reference number 5208643
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Advanced Training Fellowship in Hand and Wrist Surgery Queens Medical Centre,Nottingham 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT , 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association-BOA
British Medical Association-BMA
British Society for Study of the Hand-BSSH
- Nuffield Health Hereford HospitalVenns...
- 10:00 - 13:00
- 01432 817287
- St Josephs Private Hospital
- 10:00 - 13:00
- 01633 820300
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)
Excision of ganglion - (1-5)
Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)
Neurolysis and transposition of peripheral nerve (excludes carpal tunnel release) - (1-5)
- Show All (11 )...