Mr Lorenzo Garagnani

Mr Lorenzo Garagnani

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06087947

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Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist


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About me

Mr Lorenzo Garagnani MD FRCS EBHS DipHandSurg is a highly specialised Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon who treats the whole spectrum of disorders of the hand, wrist and peripheral nerves of the upper limb both in adults and children.

Mr Garagnani is joint Lead of the Hand Unit of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Garagnani is an internationally recognised expert in the treatment of congenital anomalies of the hand and wrist, and is one of the founding members and the current President of PHISOS (Pediatric Hand - International Society of Surgeons).

He qualified in Medicine and Surgery at Bologna University (Italy) then he trained in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the prestigious Bologna Specialist Training Programme, mainly based at the world famous Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.

Mr Garagnani completed his sub-specialist training in hand and wrist surgery in centres of excellence in the UK, where he was Hand Fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Oxford University Hospitals, and at the Hand Clinic in Windsor. In 2009, he was appointed Specialist Hand Surgeon at Humanitas Clinical Institute in Rozzano, Milan (Italy). Between 2009 and 2012 he worked in London, as locum Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and as Hand Fellow in congenital hand anomalies at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

In 2012, Mr Garagnani was appointed Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon at the Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery of the University Hospital Policlinico di Modena (Italy), where he jointly led the busy Paediatric Hand Surgery/Congenital Upper Limb and Hand Anomalies Service.

In 2015, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, where he is now based.

In 2017, Mr Garagnani was appointed Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine of King’s College London and in 2021 he was promoted to the role of Honorary Reader at the same university.

Mr Garagnani also holds the European Diploma in Hand Surgery.

Mr Garagnani’s regular activities include supervision of and teaching to Specialist Trainees, Senior Hand Fellows and King’s College medical students.

He is the Director of the London Upper Limb Fellowship of IBRA (International Bone Research Association).

Mr Garagnani is author of numerous scientific publications that include articles and book chapters, and is regular speaker and invited faculty at national and international conferences and courses.

Mr Garagnani's work and research are focused on new minimally invasive techniques that allow reduction of surgical morbidity in hand and wrist surgery.

Areas of interest

Congenital and paediatric hand surgery – treatment of anomalies of the hand and upper limb in children and adults; Hand and wrist trauma (fractures, ligament, tendon and nerve injuries); Hand and wrist joint disease (degenerative joint disease – osteoarthritis, arthropaties, rheumatoid arthritis); Upper limb nerve disorders (including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes); Tendon surgery (trigger finger, tenosynovitis, tendon reconstruction, tendon transfer); Wrist arthroscopy (keyhole surgery); Dupuytren’s contracture treatment; Removal of growths/cysts in the hand and upper limb (ganglion cysts, lipomas, enchondromas, GCTs)

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