Mr Jae Rhee

Mr Jae Rhee

Mr Shin Jae Rhee

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06071480


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

With more than 10 years’ experience, Mr Jae Rhee is a highly regarded Shoulder and Upper Limb surgeon treating elite sports athletes and high-profile dancers and musicians.

Mr Rhee qualified from the Royal Free University College London School of Medicine with honours. He completed his basic surgical training on the Middlesex/UCH circuit and higher specialist orthopaedic training on the highly reputable Oswestry training program.

He undertook further specialist fellowship training in Shoulder & Elbow and Complex Upper Limb Surgery at University College Hospital in London, as well as completing a Hand & Wrist specialist fellowship training at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital London. He was also awarded the prestigious EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) travelling fellowship to the Internationally renown Karolinska Sports Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Mr Rhee was appointed in 2014 as Shoulder and Upper Limb Consultant, based at the Princess Royal Hospital, where he leads in developing the upper limb department. He prides himself in providing innovative, high class specialist shoulder treatment for his patients.

A leading surgeon in the field, Mr Rhee has interests in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, shoulder joint replacement surgery and sports related injuries to the shoulder, wrist and hand, including novel techniques in rotator cuff injuries, irreparable rotator cuff tears and biological treatment of the upper limb.

He is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Sports Exercise and Health at University College London, as well as having experience of being a team doctor to London Saracens Rugby since 2008. He works in close collaboration with the Lilleshall International Sports Centre, home to the English Institute of Sports, as well as treating elite sports person from the English Ice Hockey Association and PGA European Golf Tour.

Mr Rhee is also passionate about research and training future doctors/surgeons. He has published widely and has several contributions to orthopaedic surgery textbooks and is an invited reviewer for several international scientific journals including Bone & Joint Journal. He is a regular faculty and examiner on regional and national courses, as well as lecturing MSc. students at UCL.

He organises several national training courses accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons and co-convenes the London Shoulder Meeting which is the largest independent shoulder and elbow conference in the UK.

Mr Rhee firmly believes in a patient-centred approach to treatment and will ensure the highest quality tailored service for his patients using the latest techniques in minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery.

Areas of interest

All aspects of Shoulder surgery and Sports related Upper Limb injury.
Specialist in Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic (Key-Hole) Shoulder Surgery for all painful shoulder conditions; Frozen Shoulder; Rotator Cuff Tear; Superior Capsule Reconstruction; Rotator Cuff Biological Repair; Shoulder Instability; Shoulder Dislocation; Shoulder Impingement; Shoulder Decompression; ACJ (Acromioclavicular Joint) Repair and Reconstruction; Shoulder Arthritis; Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery; Clavicle (collar bone) fracture.
Elbow surgery including tendonitis/tendonopathy; Tennis Elbow; Golfers Elbow; Elbow Arthroscopy.
Hand & Wrist surgery including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Other Nerve Entrapment; Dupuytrens Disease; Ganglion Surgery; Arthritis and Joint Replacement; Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery.

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