Consultant Orthopaedic shoulder and hand surgeon, located near Orpington, Kent

Are you experiencing pain in your forearm, tingling or numbness in your fingers, or experiencing difficulty with everyday tasks related to your hand, shoulder, or elbow? If you live near Orpington, Petts Wood, or Saint Mary Cray, or one of the nearby areas of Kent and you are looking for an elbow, shoulder, or hand orthopaedic surgeon, then please consider  a consultation with Mr. D.H.Yanni

Mr Dimitri Yanni has over two decades of experience working as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, running busy NHS and private clinics. A graduate of Guy’s Hospital Medical School and fluent in three languages, he specialises in shoulder, elbow, and hand surgery and treatments. Mr Yanni can treat a wide range of conditions and injuries of the hand, shoulder, and elbow. Whether it is a common condition or a sports injury, Mr Yanni can assist.

“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 Orpington - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Orpington

Mr Yanni has completed training both in the UK and overseas and many other consultants have trained under his instruction. He works at a number of London hospitals and throughout the South East, including the Sloane Hospital in Beckenham. Mr Yanni aims to pracitse to the highest standards in line with the most recent published evidence and national guidelines.

Mr Yanni has a special interest in arthroscopic or keyhole surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He is known for his caring and personable approach and excellent relationship with his patients.

He is recognised by all major health insurance providers and is fee assured.

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

Contact on (email preferable) OR telephone Caroline on 020 8460 0123

“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

Hand and wrist surgeon near Petts Wood

Mr Yanni provides high-quality care for a whole range of hand and wrist conditions for patients based in Petts Wood, Orpington, or Foots Cray.

Mr Yanni can provide a quick diagnosis and management of all hand and wrist conditions. Whether you are suffering from painful arthritis or have injured your hand or wrist playing sport, we will soon have you on the road to recovery.

Common Conditions Treated In Orpington

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms include tingling and numbness or pain in the fingers or hand. Pain can sometimes be worse at night.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: Patients may notice a thickening and puckering in the palm and/or fingers and this causes the fingers to roll into the palm.
  • Trigger finger: Symptoms include the clicking or locking of the finger or thumb. This can result in pain.
  • RSI: Resulting from repetitive activities, symptoms include pain, aching, or tenderness, stiffness, or cramp in the fingers and/or wrist.
  • Base of thumb arthritis: Known as trapezio-metacarpal arthritis, symptoms include thumb pain and difficulty completing other everyday activities and performing sustained tasks.
  • Tendonitis: This gives rise to pain in the rest or hand while resting or lifting heavy objects. There may also be swelling.
  • Wrist Arthritis: Symptoms include joint pain, morning stiffness, and swelling in the wrist. The pain may cause you to wake at night or change the way you use your wrist.

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

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BR2 specialist shoulder surgeon

Do you need a shoulder doctor or shoulder surgeon in Orpington? Mr Yanni can treat all conditions relating to the shoulder. He can provide you with an expert diagnosis and advice about the right decisions for your care.

  • Frozen Shoulder: Pain in the shoulder is normally the first symptom of frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis this is followed by stiffness . This can get worse at night and can make arm movements very painful.
  • Shoulder Dislocation: Most shoulder dislocations occur due to a significant injury such as a fall but it can also occur due to a more minor event. It causes severe pain and possible numbness or tingling in the arm or hand.
  • Shoulder impingement: This causes pain when the arm is raised such as but can also cause issues with everyday movements and cause night waking.
  • Rotator Cuff Tear: This injury can make it difficult to raise or move your arm or cause pain in the shoulder.

Mr Yanni - Orpington shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Orpington elbow surgeon

Mr Yanni is an elbow who offers clinics near Orpington to diagnose and treat all conditions relating to the elbow.

  • Golfer’s Elbow: this condition causes pain where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to your elbow. This pain can sometimes spread up the arm to the wrist and forearm.
  • Elbow Arthritis: This can give rise to loss of movement, swelling in the elbow, and pain.
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Also called Ulnar Neuritis, this condition causes pain and tingling in the fourth and little finger.
  • Tennis Elbow: Not always a result of playing tennis, tennis elbow can cause pain all over the outside joint of the elbow, especially on lifting with the palm to the ground.

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

  • Bromley
  • Chelsfield
  • Chislehurst
  • Foots Cray
  • Saint Mary Cray
  • Sidcup
  • Swanley Junction