Orthopaedic hand and shoulder consultant surgeon, based near Beckenham, Kent

Mr Yanni is an experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in conditions relating to the shoulder, hand, and elbow. His service covers Beckenham, Elmers End, or Forest Hill and his clinics run at The Sloane Hospital in Bromley and at other Kent locations, including Chelsfield Park Hospital.

Mr Yanni graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School and has over 20 years’ experience running very busy NHS and private clinics. If you are experiencing problems relating to your hand, elbow, or shoulder it can affect all aspects of your day-to-day life. Please contact Mr Yanni who can help diagnose and treat all types of hand, elbow, or shoulder conditions and ailments and assist in your recovery.

“Great surgeon. I felt well informed at all stages. Great outcome from my surgery, absolutely delighted. He was highly recommended to me by 4 friends who had experienced his top rate surgical skills and they didnt’ lie! A lovely man too and first class bedside manner.”

Shoulder, Elbow and hand surgeon in Beckenham - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Beckenham

Mr Yanni trained overseas and in the UK and was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Bromley Group Hospitals in 1994. He is fluent in three languages and offers a comprehensive service in hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery, with a focus on arthroscopic or keyhole surgery. He is recognised by all major providers, including Bupa, Cigna, and AXA, and is fee-assured.

To book a consultation with Mr Yanni, please call The Sloane Hospital on 020 8023 8544. Alternatively, contact Caroline on d.h.yanni@btinternet.com

Contact on d.h.yanni@btinternet.com (email preferable) OR telephone Caroline on 020 8460 0123

“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

Hand and wrist consultant near Elmers End

Are you based in Elmers End, Beckenham, or Forest Hill, and are experiencing a hand or wrist issue? The hand and wrist is a complex part of the body and has many bones, and as a result of this, many issues can occur.

Common Conditions Treated In Beckenham

  • Base of thumb arthritis: Common with ageing, trapezio-metacarpal arthritis occurs when cartilage wears away from the ends of the bones that form the join at the base of the thumb. Pain and swelling are the most common symptoms.
  • Tendonitis: Hand tendonitis or bursitis result in pain, swelling, and/or a feeling or grating when the joint moves.
  • Wrist Arthritis: The most common symptom of wrist arthritis is pain but other common signs include redness, swelling, weakness, and stiffness.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: This condition is caused by pain on the median nerve and symptoms include tingling, numbness, or weakness.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: This gives rise to a puckering or thickening in the palm and/or fingers. It can also cause the fingers to roll into the palm.
  • Trigger finger: Symptoms include finger stiffness, a popping or clicking feeling when you move your fingers, or a finger being locked in a bent position.
  • RSI: RSI can cause a wide range of symptoms, including pain and tenderness, stiffness, tingling, or numbness.

Nuggets of Wisdom


Trapeziometacarpal arthritis is a relatively common condition. It gives pain on key pinch and pin pinch.  Patients lose the first web space span (i.e cannot pull a large book from a shelf).  Early treatment consists of anti-inflammatories, injection and splintage.  The results of surgery are extremely good.

Hand & wrist surgeon in Beckenham
“Charming, very professional in delivering what he intends and believes will be beneficial to my problem.”
Hand Surgery

Contact on d.h.yanni@btinternet.com (email preferable) OR telephone Caroline on 020 8460 0123

Beckenham shoulder surgeon

Mr Yanni always aims to give his patients in Beckenham, the best and most-up-to-date care for all types of shoulder problems, from common complaints to rarer issues. The complex nature of the shoulder means many issues can result in pain or loss of function.

  • Frozen Shoulder: This condition presents as a progressive and painful stiffening of the shoulder joint that can result in loss of movement.
  • Shoulder Dislocation: This includes both partial or subluxation dislocation and full dislocations. Treatment will be based on the cause of dislocation.
  • Shoulder impingement: This causes pain at the side of the shoulder and in the upper arm, particularly when performing overhead tasks or reaching out to the side. Sleep is often affected because of the discomfort.
  • Rotator Cuff Tear: This painful condition can make some movements difficult, such as reaching your back or brushing your hair. The pain can disturb sleep.

Mr Yanni - Beckenham shoulder surgeon

“Got right to the point of a long term injury. Fantastic consultant.”

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

Contact on d.h.yanni@btinternet.com (email preferable) OR telephone Caroline on 020 8460 0123

BR2 elbow consultant and surgeon

Are you searching for an elbow specialist near Beckenham? Mr Yanni runs clinics at the Sloane Hospital near Beckenham and can treat all issues relating to the elbow.

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Also called Ulnar Neuritis, causes compression of the ulnar nerve at the level of the elbow and causes pain and tingling in the fourth and little finger, as well as other muscles in the hand.
  • Tennis Elbow: This complaint can cause aching discomfort all over the outside joint of the elbow, particularly when active.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: This common condition causes an ache or pain on the inner side of the elbow close to where the tendons attach to the bone. In more severe cases, it can cause pain at rest.
  • Elbow Arthritis: This presents with stiffness and pain in the joints and can also result in locking in the elbow due to loose bodies.

Mr Yanni - Beckenham elbow consultant

“I have had minor surgery on a few occasions so I would just like to say I have never felt more at ease or more valued as a patient Mr Yanni was amazing and I would definitely recommend his brilliant work and his superb manor. Thank you.”

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

As well as Beckenham. Mr Yanni treats patients from the following nearby areas

  • Elmers End
  • Forest Hill
  • Norwood
  • Shirley
  • West Dulwich
  • Lewisham
  • Catford