Consultant Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon, based near Bromley

Are you based in Bromley, Petts Wood, or Penge and are suffering from problems with your shoulder, hand, or elbow? Are you seeking the expertise of a specialist shoulder, elbow, or hand orthopaedic surgeon who can offer a specialist, quick, and comprehensive diagnosis of your condition? Mr Dimitri Yanni has been working as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon for over 20 years, running NHS and private clinics, and is highly respected for his expertise.

Mr Yanni graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School and has been a consultant since the 1990’s running busy practices specialising in shoulder, elbow, and hand surgery. He trained in the UK and abroad has since then many other consultants have trained under his guidance.

“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 Bromley - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Bromley

He works at several London hospitals and throughout the South East, including the Sloane Hospital in Beckenham. Mr Yanni and his team aim to always provide efficient diagnosis and treatment in conformity with the latest published evidence and national guidelines. Mr Yanni has a special interest in arthroscopic or keyhole surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He always aims to provide the best care for all aspects of shoulder, elbow, or hand care, from simple conditions to cases that may require complex surgery.

Mr Yanni is fluent in three languages and recognised with all major health insurance providers and is fee assured.

To book a consultation with Mr Yanni, please call The Sloane Hospital on 020 8023 8544. Alternatively, contact Caroline on

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“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

BR1 hand and wrist surgeon

If you are suffering with one of your hands or wrists and are based in Bromley, the road to your recovery starts with the correct diagnosis. Mr Yanni can provide a fast diagnosis and will work with you to find the correct treatment plan.

Common Conditions Treated In Bromley

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: This syndrome puts pressure on the nerve in your wrist and can cause pain in the forearm, tingling, and numbness in fingers, waking up at night with numbness, and have to shake hand to alleviate symptoms, pain, tingling, and numbness on overhead activities or putting hands on the steering wheel.
  • RSI :/Over use hand and upper limb problems related to workplace working environment
  • Base of  thumb arthritis: ie trapezio-metacarpal arthritis : pain in base of thumb/pain on turning keys/ pulling out a large book/ difficulty manipulating objects / difficulty performing sustained tasks.
  • Deputyrens Conctracture: The thickening and puckering in the palm and/or  fingers. Reduced ablility to straighten finger. Or, more noticeable when experiencing difficulty putting on gloves. Mr Yanni uses a range of surgeries ranging from minimal intervention techniques to complex surgery .
  • Tendonitis: Injuries in the tendons in the hand are common. We can diagnose and treat or repair them to restore function quickly. Treatments may include modifications to daily activities, splintage, or physiotherapy.
  • Wrist Arthritis: Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of joints and can affect the wrists. We can look at different nonsurgical treatments to relieve pain or surgery if these are not suitable.

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

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Specialist shoulder surgeon near Petts Wood

If you are looking for a shoulder surgeon based near Petts Wood, Bromley, or Bickley, Mr Yanni specialises in all conditions relating to the shoulder. Whether you are suffering from a sports injury or a degenerative condition, Mr Yanni provides a service in conformity with the latest techniques and guidelines.

  • Shoulder Bursitis, shoulder tendonitis, shoulder impingement, painful arc, or calcification of the shoulder, symptoms include difficulty putting on a jacket, hanging clothing, reaching for a shelf, putting on a belt, reaching for something behind, or moving suddenly. It can also cause night waking.
  • Frozen Shoulder: Also known as adhesive capsulitis, this inflammatory condition can affect the joint lining of the shoulder causing pain and loss of range of movement making everyday activities very difficult.
  • Rotator Cuff Tear: This is a common shoulder injury, though the severity, size, and location of the tear will vary. Many of these injuries can be corrected with surgery and/or intensive physiotherapy.
  • Shoulder Dislocation: Did you know that the shoulder is the most commonly dislocated joint? There are three main types of dislocations and Mr Yanni provides a comprehensive treatment program for first-time shoulder dislocations and recurrent ones as well.

Mr Yanni - Bromley shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Highly experienced elbow surgeon near Bromley

Are you experiencing pain in your elbow? Mr Yanni works near Bromley and can diagnose the problem and use the most effective treatments and the most minimally invasive procedures.

  • Tennis Elbow: This is the inflammation of the tendons and muscles on the outer part of the elbow. Symptoms include pain on the outer aspect of the elbow, pain on squeezing toothpaste, shaking hands, opening jar tops, and sustained activities.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: This is the inflammation of the tendons and muscles on the inner part of the elbow. Mr Yanni can diagnose this and then put in place treatments for recovery.
  • Elbow Arthritis: As the articular cartilage lining is lost in a joint, this can lead to elbow arthritis and elbow locking. Treatment will vary according to severity.
  • Ulnar Neuritis/Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: This condition affects the nerve behind the inner aspect of the elbow and it can tear or become inflamed. We can provide a swift diagnosis and treatment plan.

Mr Yanni - Bromley 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 Bromley. Mr Yanni treats patients from the following nearby areas