Mr Giuseppe Sforza

Mr Giuseppe Sforza

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04620006


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hand & Wrist
  • Shoulder & Elbow


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

About me

Mr Giuseppe Sforza studied medicine at the University of Bari, Italy, 1986-92. After his surgical training, he continued his higher orthopaedic training at the same University. In 1999 he was appointed shoulder surgery fellow at the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital under Stephen Copeland and Professor Ofer Levy.

In 2000 after completion of his fellowship, he returned to Italy and was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Matera, Italy as head of the shoulder and elbow unit and from 2006 at Policlinico di Bari at the University Hospital. Since 2001 he has been visiting clinician and has attended regularly the prestigious "teach the teachers" elbow course at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA with Mr Shawn O’Driscoll and Mr Bernard Morrey. He achieved a master degree in Hand and Wrist Surgery at the University of Milan between 2013 and 2014.

In 2004 he joined the Reading Shoulder Unit, and he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Redditch, Worcester Acute NHS Trust in 2007. From 2015 to 2017, he has held a contract with the Royal Berkshire Hospital for upper limb surgery. He has moved to full private practice from 2016.

He has published scientific papers and chapters to books on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and lectures on several topics: Shoulder and Elbow arthroscopy, arthroplasty, sports injury, post-operative rehabilitation, wrist pathologies.

Areas of interest

Shoulder injection, shoulder pain, shoulder torn tendon, frozen shoulder, capsular release, MUA, shoulder ultrasound, subacromial impingement, AC joint Injuries, shoulder sport injuries, fracture of shoulder, rotator cuff repair, ligament repair, Shoulder stabilization, shoulder arthritis, Arthroplasty primary and revision surgery. Elbow arthroscopy, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, elbow stabilization, Ulnar nerve decompression, elbow arthritis, elbow fracture. Wrist surgery, Wrist pain and osteoarthritis, Wrist Arthroscopy, Carpal tunnel, Trigger Finger, Dequervain syndrome, Dupuytren Disease, Hand surgery.

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