Mr Michael Elvey

Personal profile

Mr Elvey is a consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist surgeon. He graduated from the Royal Free and University College London Medical School in 2007 with MBBS and a BSc Hons in Medical Law.

After completing speciality training on the University College London Hospital Programme he was awarded subspecialty Hand and Wrist fellowships at the World renowned Wrightington Upper limb Unit and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. In 2018 he undertook a travelling Observership to the Institute De La Main, Paris, France and in 2019 he was awarded the Gold Medal for the highest performance in the British Postgraduate Hand Diploma examination.

Mr Elvey holds an NHS consultant post at London Northwest University (Imperial College) NHS Trust where he supervises trainees in his role of treating all aspects of Hand and Wrist surgery in both adults and children. He publishes regularly in peer-reviewed journals, has received numerous research prizes, and presents regularly at national and international scientific meetings.

He has contributed to major textbooks, is a reviewer for the top hand and wrist publications and maintains an active interest in medical law. Away from medicine Mr Elvey has a passion for sport and enjoys spending time with his young family.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • European Wrist Arthroscopy Society
  • British Medical Association
  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society

Clinical Interests

Mr Elvey treats all hand and wrist conditions including;

Upper Limb Conditions

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger / Thumb
  • Dupuytrens Disease
  • De Quervains Disease
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Tendinitis
  • Osteoathritis of the Hand and Wrist
  • Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the hand and wrist

Upper Limb Injuries

  • Wrist Fractures and dislocations
  • Finger fractures and dislocations
  • Ligament injuries of the hand and wrist
  • Tendon & Nerve injuries
  • Skiers Thumb
  • Upper limb trauma of the hand, wrist, elbow and collar bone

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