Mr Sean Hughes

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBs, MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Clinical Interests

Hand and Wrist

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment
  • Ganglion removal treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery for Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Wrist Arthroscopy


  • Stabilisation of Unstable Elbows
  • Ulnar nerve release surgery


  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression
  • Shoulder Pain

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • The Royal Surrey County Hospital

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Personal profile

Mr Sean Hughes specialises in musculoskeletal trauma and upper limb conditions.

Training and Appointment

After qualifying from King's College Hospital Medical School, London in l995, Mr Hughes was trained in London, Sussex and Surrey, culminating in Trauma and Upper Limb fellowships in New Zealand and Guildford.  He took up his consultant appointment at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford in 2012.

Mr Hughes has served with the Armed Forces as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon.


Mr Hughes is a founding faculty member of the Damage Control Orthopaedic Trauma surgery course at the Royal College of Surgeons, London.

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