Mr Bernard John McElroy

Personal profile

Mr Bernard McElroy was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust between 2003-2008. He has had his private practice - The McElroy Orthopaedic Consultancy since 1997 which operates from BMI The Chiltern and Shelburne Hospitals and the Paddocks Clinic.

Mr McElroy provides a fast response for patients troubled by shoulder, knee and sports injuries in the Buckinghamshire area. He has over 20 years experience in the diagnosis and management of orthopaedic and sports injuries. He has access to the latest in surgical techniques and equipment including; MRI (with direct or indirect contrast), with CT 3D reconstruction and ultrasound and also gait analysis.

He specialises in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery which promotes a fast recovery, joint replacement surgery and works in tandem with sports physiotherapists to support patients in managing a speedy recovery. The McElroy Consultancy prides itself on good lines of communications with referring general practitioners. This ensures the patients who want to be back in action, can get a fast track to diagnosis and treatment.

Clinical Interests

Areas of expertise

  • Diagnosis and treatment of knee and shoulder conditions
  • Sports injuries

Knee surgery

  • Arthroscopic menisectomy & meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate reconstruction – hamstring & bone-patella tendon-bone
  • Patello-femoral disease – maltracking, dislocation & arthritis
  • Early onset arthritis – tibial osteotomy & unicompartmental replacement
  • Ostearthritis – knee replacement

Shoulder surgery

  • Impingment – arthroscopic subacromial decompression
  • Acromio-clavicular arthritis – arthroscopic AC joint excision
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Instability/dislocation – shoulder stabilisation

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