Mr Usman Butt

Personal profile

Mr Butt is a Consultant Shoulder, Elbow and Upper Limb Surgeon. His NHS practice is based at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust which is a regional major trauma centre and one of the leading hospital trusts in the UK.

His elective practice comprises exclusively of surgery to the shoulder, elbow and upper limb. He undertakes a comprehensive array of surgery to these joints and has a particular interest in keyhole surgery for rotator cuff disorders and shoulder instability, as well as open surgery such as joint replacements for arthritis. His trauma practice includes general trauma with a specialism in complex injuries and fractures of the upper limb.

Mr Butt graduated with honours from the University of Birmingham in 2004. His early surgical training took place in the West Midlands, before he returned back home to Manchester for specialist orthopaedic training. This culminated in him being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012.

He holds UK fellowship training from the renowned Wrightington Upper Limb Unit and Stockport Shoulder unit. Mr Butt was awarded the prestigious ESSKA (European) travelling fellowship, which he undertook with a leading international surgeon in shoulder and sports surgery in Milan, Italy.

He has produced a number of authoritative articles and book chapters on the management of upper limb and orthopaedic conditions and has published and presented his work internationally with multiple prize-winning accolades. He is the lead for research at Salford Royal and the principal investigator in national orthopaedic research, keeping him at the cutting edge of modern shoulder and elbow surgery.

In his spare time, Mr Butt enjoys playing cricket and racquet sports and travelling with his family.

Professional Memberships

  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)

Clinical Interests

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy (keyhole) Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder instability (dislocation/ subluxation)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Arthritis & Shoulder Replacement Surgery (Reverse and Anatomic)
  • Elbow Stiffness & Arthritis Surgery
  • Total Elbow Replacement
  • Tennis/ Golfer’s Elbow
  • Nerve Decompression Surgery
  • Upper Limb Fracture Surgery/ Trauma

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