Personal profile

Mr Andrew Fitzgerald is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. He has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of both elective and trauma management in hand, wrist and elbow surgery.

He has worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon specialising in hand and wrist surgery at both Trafford General Hospital and The Manchester Royal Infirmary for over 15 years.

Mr Fitzgerald underwent specialist training at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London in the Congenital Hand Disorder and Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit managing complex hand problems including trauma and all aspects of peripheral nerve dysfunction, injury and reconstruction. He also underwent specialist training in paediatric hand surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital and combined orthopaedic and plastic surgery specialist training at Broomfield Hospital.

Hehas a special interest in nerve disorders in the arm and hand including carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome. He also has specialist training in the use of injections in the management of Dupuytren’s disease. He also specialises in complex trauma cases and reconstruction as well as arthritic hand management including joint reconstruction and replacement.

Mr Fitzgerald has been actively involved in both undergraduate and post-graduate training and continues to be involved in teaching since leaving the NHS. He has a direct hands-on approach to his private practice and delivers a bespoke patient experience with direct patient access at all times regarding every aspect of their care.

He manages his practice solely and does not use a PA as he feels this provides the best all-round management and care to his patients.

Mr Fitzgerald maintains interests outside of orthopaedics and is an FA qualified coach and has been involved in coaching and managing teams in grassroots football from aged 8 -18 years old.

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