Consultant

Dr Jae Rhee

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon (Shoulder and Upper Limb)
BSc(Hons) MBBS MRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr&Orth)
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Mr Jae Rhee is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in all aspects of sports shoulder and elbow surgery and complex upper limb trauma including hand and wrist surgery. He is a specialist in the field of 'key-hole' arthroscopic soft tissue reconstruction of the shoulder.
He is a founder member of The Shoulder Practice and The London Shoulder Meeting.

Orthopaedics, Sports and exercise medicine
English, Korean
In-person, Phone call, Video call
From £250

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Bio

Jae Rhee qualified from the Royal Free University College London School of Medicine with Honors. He completed his basic surgical training on the Middlesex/UCH circuit and higher specialist orthopeadic training on the reputable Stoke/Oswestry training program. 

He undertook further Shoulder & Elbow fellowship training at University College Hospital London, as well as completing a Hand & Wrist fellowship at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital London. He was also awarded the EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) travelling fellowship to the Internationally renown Karolinska Sports Institute in Stockholm.

Jae was appointed in 2014 as Shoulder and Upper Limb Consultant, based at the Princess Royal Hospital, where he leads in developing the upper limb department, providing innovative specialist shoulder treatment for his patients. He has particular interests in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, shoulder joint replacement surgery and sports related injuries to the shoulder, wrist and hand, including novel techniques in rotator cuff injuries and arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery for acromio-clavicular injuries.

He is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Sports Exercise and Health at University College London, as well as being a team doctor to London Saracens RFC. He works in close collaboration with the Lilleshall International Sports Centre, home to the English Institute of Sports, as well as treating elite sports person from the English Ice Hockey Association and PGA European Golf Tour.

He finds research and training equally important. He has published widely and has several contributions to orthopaedic surgery textbooks, and is an invited reviewer for a number of international journals including Bone & Joint Journal. He is a regular faculty and examiner on regional and national courses, as well as lecturing MSc. Students at UCL.

He organises several national training courses accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons, and co-convenes the London Shoulder Meeting which is the largest independent shoulder and elbow conference in the UK. 

Jae will ensure a high quality tailored service for his patients using the latest techniques in minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery.

More information

  • Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Princess Royal Hospital NHS Trust
  • Honorary Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
    The Shoulder Practice

  • Year qualified 2003
  • Royal Free and University College London 1996 - 2003

  • Arthroscopic subacromial decompression
  • Arthroscopic ACJ (acromioclavicular Joint) stabilisation
  • Arthroscopic capsular release
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation
  • Arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff bio-augmentation
  • Arthroscopic ACJ stabilisation
  • Clavicle Fracture Fixation
  • Proximal humeral fracture fixation
  • Elbow fracture fixation (olecranon or distal humerus)
  • Forearm fracture fixation (radius & ulna)
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Skiers thumb reconstruction
  • Thumb arthritis aurgery (trapeziectomy +/- stabilisation)
  • Distal radius fracture fixation
  • Scaphoid fixation
  • Hand tendon repair
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder impingement, dislocation and arthritis
  • Golfers elbow
  • Carpal tunnel (median nerve)
  • Cubital tunnel (ulnar nerve)
  • Hand arthritis
  • Trauma
  • Collar bone (clavicle) fracture
  • Elbow trauma
  • Wrist and scaphoid fracture
  • Distal biceps rupture
  • Forearm (radius & ulna) fracture
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