Mr Alex Cowey

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon


Clinical Interests

  • Carpal Tunnel surgery
  • Ganglion excision
  • Hand fractures
  • Nerve injuries
  • Hand and elbow surgery
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Wrist arthritis and sports injury including fractures

Professional Memberships

  • Educational & Training Committee British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Personal profile

Mr Alex Cowey is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon specialising in hand surgery at BMI Bath Clinic.

Since graduating from Manchester University, he has undertaken Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics and Trauma at Oswestry, an international centre for orthopaedic training.

In 2007, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedics and Trauma. He subsequently began a highly specialised training fellowship in Hand Surgery in Manchester and Wrightington, where he learned from some of the best hand surgeons in the UK.

In 2009, he was awarded a diploma in Hand Surgery by the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand.

Mr Cowey undertakes all forms of Hand and Wrist surgery including trauma and is part of a local network of hand and wrist surgeons who regularly discuss complex cases and their practices to ensure he maintains exceptional standards and continues to learn for those around him.

Mr Cowey is a keen educator and has received awards for his teaching of medical students as well as training the hand surgeons of the future. He has lectured in hand surgery both nationally and internationally.

He has sat on the Educational and Training committee for the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand and is a faculty member of the AO Foundation - an internationally recognised authority in trauma surgery.

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