Shoulder, wrist, and hand orthopaedic consultant, near Chislehurst, Kent

Mr Yanni is a specialist consultant orthopaedic surgeon, treating hand, shoulder, and elbow conditions. Aiming to provide the highest levels of surgical and non-surgical care for a whole range of complaints, including acute injuries and long-term conditions. Patients from Chislehurst, Mottingham, or Crofton can see him at one of his clinics, including at the Sloane Hospital in Bromley or Chelsfield Park Hospital in Chelsfield.

Mr Yanni graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School in London and went on to specialise in orthopaedics including hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery. With over two decades of experience working in NHS and private clinics, he offers individualised care based on his patients’ symptoms and requirements.

“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 Chislehurst - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Chislehurst

Mr Yanni can provide a whole range of treatments covering all aspects of upper limb surgery with an emphasis on arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery. He aims to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure his patients’ non-surgical care is optimised.

Mr Yanni is also able to offer treatment for a whole spectrum of complaints from common conditions to the most complex ones. No matter what your treatment path may be, he aims to provide compassionate care and the latest expertise both during and after treatment.

He is approved by leading health insurance providers and is fee assured.

To book an appointment with Mt Yanni, please email or ring The Sloane Hospital on 020 8023 8544.

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“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

Hand and wrist consultant in Chislehurst

Mr Yanni aims to provide efficient diagnosis and treatments for all aspects of the wrist and hand. Treating patients from Chislehurst and the surrounding areas, Mr Yanni will offer expert opinion and treatments for the best recovery

Common Conditions Treated In Chislehurst

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: This common condition is triggered by compression of a nerve in the wrist and causes tingling, pain, weakness, and numbness.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: This condition affects the hand and the fingers become bent towards the palm and cannot be straightened.
  • Tendonitis: This is when the tendon becomes inflamed and can cause joint pain, stiffness, and affect how the tendon moves.
  • Trigger finger: This is experienced as a click or flick of the digit and in some cases, the finger may become locked in position.
  • RSI: Due to over-use, RSI can give rise to pain, stiffness, swelling, or tingling.
  • Base of thumb arthritis: This causes pain at the base of the thumb that is aggravated by thumb use, tenderness as you press on the base of the thumb, and difficulty with tasks such as opening jars.
  • Wrist Arthritis: Signs and symptoms include stiffness, weakness, swelling, a limited range of movement, and cracking sounds on movement.

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

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BR1 shoulder consultant and surgeon

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body enabling a wide range of movements. Mr Yanni treatments for a range of shoulder conditions for patients based in Chislehurst.

  • Frozen Shoulder: This can cause stiffness, pain, and limited movements of the shoulder.
  • Shoulder impingement: People with shoulder impingement may experience severe pain and difficulty in everyday activities such as raising the hand overhead.
  • Shoulder Dislocation: Common symptoms include pain and should joint instability, including numbness and swelling. The dislocation might be a partial dislocation or complete dislocation.
  • Rotator Cuff Tear: Common symptoms include pain, especially when reaching or raising the arm above shoulder level, difficulty achieving a full range of shoulder treatment, difficulty sleeping on the affected shoulder, and trouble reaching behind the back.

Mr Yanni - Chislehurst shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Elbow consultant and surgeon near Mottingham

Due to the frequency of everyday use, any complaints relating to the elbow, hand, or shoulder, can significantly affect your everyday life and routine. When faced with pain and discomfort, Mr Yanni will focus on relieving discomfort, promoting mobility, and improving your quality of life. If you are based near Mottingham, Chislehurst, or New Eltham, Mr Yanni’s clinics are only a short journey away.

  • Golfer’s Elbow: This condition gives rise to pain and weakness in the tendons of the elbow, which attach to the muscles of the forearm with the inner elbow. Normally localised pain will be felt on the inside of the elbow, which may radiate down the forearm.
  • Tennis Elbow: Pain is felt directly over the tendon in the outer elbow and can sometimes radiate down the arm. These symptoms can be aggravated by repeated use of the muscles, such as working at a computer or lifting tasks.
  • Elbow Arthritis: Symptoms can include pain, stiffness, swelling, and tenderness.
  • Ulnar Neuritis: Also known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, this condition results in tingling and pain in the fourth and little finger. These symptoms can occur more frequently at night.

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

  • Bromley
  • Sidcup
  • Foots Cray
  • Bickley
  • Welling
  • Eltham