- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Hand & Wrist
- Shoulder & Elbow
- Video and telephone consultations
Name: Mr Dimitrios Tsekes
Mr Dimitrios Tsekes is an Orthopaedic Consultant, Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon
Qualifications: FRCS(orth), FEBOT, MSc
Memberships: BOA, BESS
Languages: English, Greek
NHS practise: Queenâ€™s Hospital, Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Training History and Professional Profile:
Mr Dimitrios Tsekes can provide a full comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow service for degenerate disease and sports injuries, promoting good medical practice. His approach to the patient is holistic and multidisciplinary, working close with Orthopaedic consultants and other skilled health professionals, in order to provide a caring and evidence-based treatment to his patients.
Mr Tsekes holds a substantive post as "Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant" in Queenâ€™s University Hospital specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery. He has been awarded the â€œTrainer of the Year Awardâ€ from Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society. His roles have included Research and Development Lead, as well as Unit Training Director for Orthopaedic Departments.
He has completed two substantive Upper Limb Fellowships; in Royal Free London focusing in shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopies, and in Royal London Hospital focusing on Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand complex trauma as well as elective Upper Limb Surgery.
He graduated from the University of Athens Medical School in 2003. He completed his training as core surgical trainee and in 2007 he started his specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Athens Naval Hospital, focusing in Orthopaedic Sports Injuries. Following that he trained in hand surgery and microsurgery in Athensâ€™ Major Trauma Center (KAT). In 2009 he obtained his MSc in â€œMetabolic Bone Disordersâ€ from University of Athens Medical School. He subsequently trained in London as a registrar at Whittington Hospital and Barnet and Chase Hospitals, acquiring experience and skills in the whole spectrum of Orthopaedics, obtaining the Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (FEBOT) and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) diplomas.
He has completed two fellowships in upper limb surgery and worked as Orthopaedic Consultant and upper limb specialist in Queens University Hospital.
Throughout his Orthopaedic career Mr Tsekes has completed research, published articles in peer reviewed journals and has numerous presentations in Orthopaedic meetings in national and international level.
Finally, Mr Tsekes is passionate about training and teaching, and has been awarded the â€œTrainer of the Year Awardâ€ from Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society. He structures and runs courses on Upper Limb Surgery while being a member of faculty for shoulder surgery cadaveric labs in Paris.
Areas of interest
Shoulder pain; hand pain; arm pain; elbow pain; shoulder arthritis; elbow arthritis; hand arthritis; shoulder replacement; elbow replacement; carpal tunnel; trigger finger; Dupuytens; shoulder dislocation; shoulder stabilisation; rotator cuff tear; rotator cuff repair; biceps injury; biceps repair; tendon repair; subacromial impingment; subacromial bursitis; tendon tear; sports injuries; tennis elbow; golferâ€™s elbow; deQuervain; shoulder fracture; elbow fracture; removal of metal; hand surgery; shoulder surgery; elbow surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Shoulder and Elbow specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Queenâ€™s Hospital London, BHRUT
Shoulder and Elbow sports injuries
Trainee of the Year Award in 2022 from the Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society Society.
As Unit Training Director in Basildon Hospital, received the â€œDepartment of the Year Awardâ€ in 2022, from the Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society Society.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
USE OF STEM CELLS AND GROWTH FACTORS IN ROTATOR CUFF TENDON REPAIR
D.Tsekes, G.Kostantopoulos et al.
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Jan 3, 2019
LATE DISTAL BICEPS TENDON RECONSTRUCTION USING LACERTUS FIBROSUS TRANSFER AND SUTURE ANCHOR FIXATION.
D.Tsekes, J.Singh, D.Rossouw
Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Dec 1, 2017
THE TREATMENT OF PERILUNATE INJURIES IN THE MULTIPLY INJURED PATIENT.
K.Brown, D.Tsekes, CG Gorgoni, L DiMascio
European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Oct 10, 2017
IS THERE A ROLE FOR MRI IN PLANTAR HEEL PAIN
MA.Fazal, D.Tsekes, I.Baloch
Foot &Ankle Specialist, Sep 1, 2017
CHLOROQUINE-INDUCED BILATERAL ANTERIOR SHOULDER DISLOCATION: A UNIQUE AETIOLOGY FOR A RARE CLINICAL PROBLEM.
A.Martin, D.Tsekes, W.J.White, D.Rossouw
BMJ Case reports, March 22, 2016.
- Master of Science in "Metabolic Bone Disorders" University of Athens Medical School 2009
- Fellow of the European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology European Board of Orthopaedic and Traumatology 2014
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons 2015
Reference number 7059272
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Unit Training Director Basildon University Hospital 2019
- Research and Development Lead Basildon University Hospital 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery , 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Elbow and Shoulder Society (Member)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (Member)
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)
Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture +/- manipulation/injection - (5-50)
Carpal tunnel release (open) - (5-50)
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair greater than 2cm - (5-50)
Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5)
Excision of ganglion - (1-5)
Spire Hartswood Hospital (1-5)
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