Mr Andrew Chambler

Personal profile

Mr Chambler has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK for the past 14 years. He qualified from St Mary’s Hospital medical School, part of Imperial College, in London. Embarking on his surgical career, his interest soon became Orthopaedics and in particular shoulder and elbow surgery, being awarded his Masters of Surgery degree in this area by the University of London in 2000, under the supervision of Professor Roger Emery

He gained his Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship with Professor Carr in Oxford and has since been awarded travelling fellowships to UK & Europe as well as to the world renowned Mayo Clinic in the USA, by the British Elbow & Shoulder Society.

He developed the shoulder & elbow service at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, concentrating on new advanced arthroscopic techniques and joint replacement but also organising quality control with prospective audit of surgical outcome to ensure the highest level of patient care. He became Clinical Director of Orthopaedics at YDH in 2011.

Since 2013, he has moved into the independent sector with practicing privileges at BMI Bath clinic being awarded in 2018. Recently he has been asked to provide a service to King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain for complex shoulder and elbow problems, visiting 3-4 times per year.

The areas of surgery include the management of sports injuries, tendinopathies and shoulder and elbow arthroplasty. He continues his interest in education and research being faculty for arthroscopic shoulder and elbow courses, peer reviewer for Journals and invited lecturer both national and internationally.

Away from work, Andrew enjoys following sport, skiing and time with his wife and children.

Professional Memberships

  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society                                                                  
  • British Medical Association.                                                                                    
  • British Orthopaedic Association.                                                             
  • European Society of Surgery for the Shoulder & Elbow

Clinical Interests

  • Arthroscopic surgery for sports injuries (Dislocation/Tendon rupture)
  • Impingement and frozen shoulder release.
  • Shoulder replacement – Anatomical and Reverse Polarity prosthes

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