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Mr Laszlo Zolczer

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

MD, FRCS (eqv)

Practices at: BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital

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Mr Laszlo Zolczer is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Croydon who specialises in Upper and Lower Limb Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery. 
Mr Zolczer was born in Hungary. His medical under-graduate training took place at the Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest and he qualified in 1985. His post-graduate surgical/orthopaedic-trauma training commenced in Hungary and completed in the UK. He undertook his subspecialist training at The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Institute, Oswestry, Shropshire and afterwards, at Croydon University Hospital/St Georges University Hospital, London.

Since 1995, he has continued to work and develop his Orthopaedic and Trauma surgical practice at Croydon, gaining advanced experience in all aspects of upper and lower limb surgery. Subsequently he was appointed the position of Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. Mr Zolczer has been in his current full-time position as Consultant since 2001.
He is a specialist, approved by all mayor private insurance providers like Bupa, AXAPPP, Vitality, WPA, Cigna, Aviva.

Clinical Interests

Mr Zolczer is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital with over 25 years’ experience who specialises exclusively in upper and lower limb orthopaedic and trauma conditions, sport injuries.

Mr Zolczer provides operative and non-operative treatments for conditions of the elbow-wrist-hand and the knee-ankle-foot. He offers procedures in the following areas, mainly as a Day Case, where patients can go home on the day of treatment. 

Upper limb:

Common tendon conditions, joint pain which requires steroid and local anaesthetic injections or tendon release surgery, sport injuries, fractures, including:
Tennis/ Golfer’s elbow, 
De Quervain’s wrist pain (inflamed tendon conditions) 
Elbow bursitis (swollen elbow)
Wrist/hand ganglion cyst 
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Trigger finger
Dupuytren’s finger contracture 
Injection treatment for inflamed joints and tendon conditions 
Hand, wrist and elbow trauma treated conservatively 
Fracture fixation and removal of the implants

Lower limb: 

Common tendon conditions, joint pain which requires steroid and local anaesthetic injections or tendon release surgery, sport injuries, fractures, including:
Knee arthritis for injection and physiotherapy or if indicated Arthroscopic debridement,
Knee pain, injuries, “overuse syndrome”
Knee cartilage (meniscus) tear for “key-hole” surgery (arthroscopy) 
Patellar tendinopathy (jumper’s knee),
Foot/ankle common tendon conditions, joint pains which need steroid and local anaesthetic injections or surgical intervention 
Ankle/foot ganglion cysts 
Tendo Achilles symptoms
Foot surgery for toe problems
Bunions, overlapping/cross-over toe deformities
Heel pain, “Policeman’s heel”, plantar fasciitis, heel spur 
Morton’s neuroma 
Ingrown toe nail problem 
Foot & Ankle trauma, fracture fixation and removal of the implants

Where required, specialist diagnostic tests, interventions will be carried out most of them on site, including: X-rays, Dynamic Ultrasound Scan, Ultrasound Guided Steroid Injections,  MRI or CT scans, SPECT CT scan, Nerve test (EMG), Blood tests.



Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association    (BOA – 1994)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons    (AAOS – 2014)
  • British Medical Association      (BMA – 2005)


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