Mr Saurabh Mehta is working as an Upper Limb Orthopaedic Consultant at the University Hospitals of North Midlands.
Mr Mehta completed his primary medical qualification in 1995 and later obtained his Masters from King George Medical College in India. He undertook basic surgical training at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds and subsequently worked as a trauma fellow at the Royal Centre of Defence Medicine at Selly Oak Hospital, then as a hand surgery fellow at Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham. Mr Mehta also pursued higher surgical orthopaedic training in London and Leicester. He boosted his experience by completing a one year shoulder fellowship at Wrightington and the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) travelling fellowship at University Hôpital L’Archet, Nice, France, both world renowned centres.
Mr Mehta has the expertise and skills in dealing with a wide variety of upper limb conditions including shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand related problems. He treats impingement, arthritis, tendon ruptures, rotator cuff tear, tendinopathy, frozen shoulder and nerve entrapment. His expertise is in minimally invasive key-hole surgeries. He also treats sports injuries including pectoralis major/biceps tendon ruptures, tennis and golfers elbow, and shoulder instability. He is passionate about quality patient care and patient safety. He regularly monitors his outcomes.
Mr Mehta is actively involved in teaching and research. He teaches post-graduate doctors, undergraduate medical students, physiotherapists and nurses.
Mr Mehta has consistently presented at international and national meetings. He has extensively published and presented on various topics including studies on frozen shoulder, sub-acromial impingement, shoulder stabilisation in instability (recurrent dislocation), pectoralis major ruptures, shoulder infection, extensor tendon injuries of hand, small joint fusion of hand, ankle injuries, floating knee injuries, spine injuries, septic shock treatment, communication with patients and patient safety.