Shoulder, hand, wrist, and elbow orthopaedic specialist near Leaves Green, London

Leaves Green hand and wrist private doctor

Mr Yanni can diagnose, treat, and manage all hand and wrist conditions. If you are suffering from pain and wish to see a specialist near Leaves Green, he will ensure you receive the highest level of care.

Common Conditions Treated In Leaves Green

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: CTS is a relatively common condition and women are more likely to suffer from it than men. It causes a tingling sensation and pain in the hands and fingers.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: This condition causes scar-like tissue to form beneath the skin of the fingers and hand. This can cause one or more fingers to curl towards the palm.
  • Trigger finger: This condition affects one or more of the hand’s tendons, making it hard to bend and straighten the affected finger or thumb. When the condition gets worse it can cause the affected digit to be stuck in a bent position, hence the name of the condition.
  • Tendonitis: This is the inflammation of the tendon and muscles surrounding the tendon and can lead to stiffness, tenderness, and pain.
  • RSI: Are you looking for an orthopaedic doctor that treats repetitive strain injuries? These injuries can happen as a result of any movement that is repeated over and over again.
  • Base of Thumb Arthritis/Wrist Arthritis: Inflammation is the main symptom of arthritis and arthritis in the base of the thumb and the wrist is common and in the worst cases can cause a lot of pain and difficulty with hand use.

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 Leaves Green
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Mr Yanni provides an expert approach to all conditions relating to the shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist. He is a dedicated orthopaedic doctor offering in-depth knowledge and comprehensive surgical and non-surgical treatments. If you live in Leaves Green, he runs a number of private clinics nearby, including at Chelsfield Park Hospital in Chelsfield and The Sloane Hospital in Bromley.

Mr Yanni graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical School in 1983 and then trained in Orthopaedics, including trauma, shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist surgery. He completes all types of surgeries including replacements and has a strong focus on keyhole or arthroscopic surgery. Since 1994, he has been Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Bromley Hospitals Group.

He will always advise on the right treatment for your condition. This may include lifestyle advice, medical interventions such as painkillers and anti-inflammatories, and surgery, using state-of-the-art techniques, if required. Whatever your problem, he will provide a tailor-made solution and give you all the information you may need to make an informed decision.

Mr Yanni is recognised by all major medical insurers (Bupa, Aviva, Vitality, AXA etc.) and he is fee-assured.

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“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 Leaves Green - Mr Dimitri Yanni

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Do you need a BR2 or Leaves Green shoulder specialist surgeon?

Mr Yanni offers a full range of treatments for conditions relating to the shoulder for patients in Leaves Green. This can include arthroscopic and open surgery.

  • Rotator Cuff Tears: The rotator cuff is a collective term for the four tendons in the shoulder that control the movement and help to stabilise the shoulder. Tears can be acute or chronic and result in pain and lack of mobility.
  • Shoulder Instability/Dislocation: The shoulder is the most mobile large joint in the body. Sometimes dislocations can be associated with ongoing instability and pain.
  • Frozen Shoulder: This is a painful and disabling condition that is characterized by stiffness in the joint and pain, particularly at night.
  • Shoulder Impingement: Sometimes referred to as bursitis or tendonitis, Shoulder Impingement Syndrome causes pain when you lift your arm to one side and it can also disturb sleep.

Mr Yanni - Leaves Green shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Private elbow orthopaedic consultant near Leaves Green

Whether you are suffering from painful arthritis or you have suffered a sporting injury, Mr Yanni treats patients will all types of elbow conditions near Leaves Green. He is highly experienced in the accurate diagnosis and management of conditions.

  • Tennis Elbow: Also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the tendons resulting in pain on the outer aspect of the elbow.
  • Elbow Arthritis: Arthritis can cause a whole host of symptoms, including catching, locking, pain at night, and pain on lifting things.
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: When the ulnar nerve becomes compressed it can cause tingling or numbness in the fingers or forearm.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: Also known as Medial Epicondylitis, this painful condition arises from the medial epicondyle, which is the bony prominence on the inner aspect of the elbow.

Mr Yanni - Leaves Green 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