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General enquiries:
+44 (0)207 935 4444
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+44 (0)207 616 7693
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+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic
Miss Claire Fitzgerald is and Orthopaedic Consultant with a specialist interest in Upper Limb Surgery. She has a particular interest in conditions affecting the shoulder, including both open and arthroscopic techniques

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Fast track your treatment with Miss Claire Fitzgerald. Call us on 020 3944 1073.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty
Rotator cuff repair and instability surgery
ACJ surgery
Upper limb trauma surgery
Tendon / Ligament repair and reconstruction

Professional profile

Having graduated in 2003 from the University of Wales, College of Medicine, Miss Fitzgerald completed her higher surgical training spanning both the Welsh and London regions, undertaking prestigious upper limb fellowships at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital as well as University College Hospital.

Miss Fitzgerald was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2015 at Barth Health NHS Trust and is an integral part of the orthopaedic team delivering elective and trauma care across the trust - including at the prestigious Royal London Hospital, the largest trauma centre in Europe.

Miss Fitzgerald specialises in a wide range of complex shoulder and elbow reconstructive treatments including arthroscopic and replacement surgery. She strives to deliver high quality, effective care to all of her patients using up to date evidence based techniques. 

As well as achieving a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education, Miss Fitzgerald is an approved Royal College of Surgeons Advanced Trauma Life Support® Instructor, training junior orthopaedic surgeons across the UK in the management of acute life-threatening injuries.

Miss Fitzgerald has published scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and played a key role in setting up a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) clinical randomized controlled trial.

Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Upper Limb Surgery
    Barts Health NHS Trust

Current teaching posts

  • Clinical and Educational Supervisor (Orthopaedic and sugical trainees)
    Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
    Royal College of Surgeons

Medical training

Year qualified 2003
  • University of Wales College of Medicine 1997- 2003
  • Welsh Deanery Orthopaedic Training rotation. London Deanery Orthopaedic Training Rotation. 2010
  • University College Hosptial London and Guys and St Thomas' Hospital Orthopaedic Upper Limb Fellowship 2015


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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444Appointments: 020 7616 7693Self-pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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