Mr Kim Chan

Mr Kim Chan

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06129524


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow


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

About me

Mr Kim Chan is a fully trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was included into GMC Specialist Register in the Specialty of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He was appointed as consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, NHS Lanarkshire since July 2018.

His main subspecialty interest include the whole spectrum of upper limb surgery including shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist. He completed his fellowship in upper limb surgery in the North East of England. He also completed the BOA national clinical leadership during his fellowship year.

He is committed to education at all levels including undergraduate, higher surgical and postgraduate training. He is author for the hand viva chapter for the postgraduate orthopaedics series.

He has busy NHS Practise within NHS Lanarkshire covering 3 acute hospitals- Wishaw, Monklands and Hairmyres. He has private practice at Ross Hall Hospital, Glasgow and Kings Park Hospital, Stirlingshire.

His main elective practice involved whole spectrum of upper limb including shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery. His trauma involvement including complex upper and lower limb surgery and general orthopaedic trauma including reconstruction. He has also performed day case shoulder replacement/arthropalsty.

He practice evidence based medicine and offer the latest treatment options be it non-operative or operative. He provides management and treatment to all his patients in line with national guidelines and best practices.

He performed majority of operation as day case, which means patient can go home on the same day when it is appropriate without needing to stay overnight in the hospital. He provides the full spectrum of treatment for upper limb conditions ranging from simple injection to arthroscopic keyhole surgery and complex open surgery.

Areas of interest

Rotator cuff injuries and tendinitis
Collar bone clavicle injuries
Shoulder instability or dislocation
Shoulder arthritis
Shoulder replacement
Frozen shoulder
Shoulder pain, stiffness and impingement
Sports injuries including fractures, tendon and ligament injuries

Tennis elbow
Golfer elbow
Elbow arthritis
Elbow therapeutic arthroscopy
Cubital tunnel syndrome

Hand and Wrist
Dupuytren's contracture of hands
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Trigger fingers and thumb
Lumps and bumps in the hands
Hand and wrist tendonitis
Thumb arthritis
Finger joints arthritis requiring fusion or replacement
Therapeutic and diagnostic wrist arthroscopy
Wrist and hand fractures

Peripheral nerve entrapment
Ulna and median nerve entrapment
Nerve entrapment requiring assessment and release

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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (5-50) Kings Park Hospital (5-50)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5) Kings Park Hospital (1-5)

  • T6520

    Tendon sheath injection of therapeutic substance including Viscosupplement +/- image guidance - (5-50)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5) Kings Park Hospital (1-5)

  • T7231

    Open release of constriction of sheath of tendon (e.g. trigger finger) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding K-wires +/- image guidance - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W2380

    Locked intramedullary nailing of fractured long bone - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • T7290

    Trigger point injection/Enthesis - 1 injection - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • T7292

    Trigger point injection/Enthesis - more than 1 injection - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W7715

    Coracoid bone block transfer for recurrent instability of shoulder (Bristow-Latarjet procedure) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • T7982

    Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and rotator cuff repair (including arthroscopic procedures in glenohumeral joint) - (1-5)

    Ross Hall Hospital (1-5)

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