Mr Michael Andrew Waldram

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Ed) Orth

Year qualified:1977

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Waldram has been an NHS Consultant for sixteen years having studied medicine at the University of London where he worked after qualifying.  He came to Birmingham in 1983 and trained in the West Midlands Orthopaedic Training Scheme in Orthopaedics and general trauma.  He spent a year on a hand surgery fellowship at the Christine Kleinert Institute of Hand Surgery in Louisville Kentucky before commencing consultant practice in 1983.

Michael has extensive clinical experience in the practice and teaching of hand surgery and is Clinical Director of Hand Surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.  He is a founder member of the clinical team of the Birmingham Hand Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.  He is a keen teacher of hand surgery at all levels.

Professional Membership



  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Society for Surgery of the hand

Clinical Interests



  • Rheumatoid and osteoarthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow conditions

  • Reconstructive surgery for acute injury of tendons, fracture or nerve injury

  • Assessment of upper extremity pain in relation to work, together with postural advice and an exercise program

  • Diagnosis and management of complex regional pain syndrome 

  • Surgery for trigger finger, ganglion and bone and soft tissue cysts

  • Tendon transfer for neurological conditions

  • Collagenase for the treatment of Dupuytren’s disease/Xiapex

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