Professor Bijayendra Singh

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Prof. Bijayendra Singh is one of the leading Upper Limb Surgeons in Kent and South East of England. He is often fondly referred to as Bijay or BJ.

Prof. Singh qualified from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India in 1992 and followed this up with a residency training programme in Trauma & Orthopaedics, receiving his Masters in 1995. He worked as a Lecturer for two years before coming to UK for Higher Specialist Training in South East Thames.

As part of his specialist training Prof. Singh undertook a fellowship programme at Perth Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Centre, a well renowned centre for Sports and Orthopaedic surgery. He was awarded the Travelling Fellowship of the British Society for Surgery of Hand, which resulted in a fellowship visit to the Kleinert & Kutz Hand Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Prof. Singh specialises in the surgery and management of problems related to shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand joints. He also carries out joint replacement surgery for hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder joints.

Prof. Singh frequently lectures on both trauma and upper limb related courses at both national and international meetings. He is actively involved in upper limb research and has had over 50 publications in national and international journals, as well as a number of book chapters. He has presented at over 120 national and international meetings. He is an examiner for medical students at GKT Medical School London and for M.Sc. (Orth) conducted by Brighton University. He teaches regularly on the regional orthopaedic registrar training programme and is a regular faculty member of the F.R.C.S. (Orth) Course.

He is a member of British Orthopaedic Association, British Elbow & Shoulder Society, British Society for Surgery of Hand, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow. He is the Honorary Secretary of the British Indian Orthopaedic Society. He has been awarded the ‘Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman’ by the NRI welfare society, and in 2013, he won ‘The Best in Medical Field’ at the Annual British Indian Awards. 

Prof. Singh has been appointed as a Visiting Professor & Pathway Director for the Masters course in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Canterbury Christchurch University. He has been awarded the Clinical Tutor titles at the Brighton & Sussex Medical School as well as Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for his educational roles.
My NHS base hospital is Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Elbow & Shoulder Society
  • British Society for Surgery of Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow
  • British Indian Orthopaedic Society – Honorary Treasurer

Clinical Interests

  • Management of shoulder problems (rotator cuff tear, impingement, arthritis, dislocation and frozen shoulder)
  • Management of elbow problems (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, arthritis, trapped nerve)
  • Management of elbow wrist problems (arthritis, ganglion, ligament injury etc)
  • Management of hand problems (carpal tunnel syndrome, triggering finger, arthritis and Dupuytren’s contracture)
  • Wrist and hand surgery
  • Arthroscopy (key hole) surgery
  • Key hole shoulder, elbow and wrist surgery
  • Sports injuries and joint replacement surgery for hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder joints

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