Meet consultant orthopaedic surgeon near Petts Wood, Kent

Are you looking for a trusted specialist in orthopaedics near Petts Wood or Elmstead? Mr Yanni is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and doctor, specialising in conditions relating to the shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist.

Mr Yanni can assess your condition quickly, give you a diagnosis, and then treat you. Whilst this may involve surgical intervention, he has a special interest in procedures that are minimally invasive and use keyhole surgery to minimise recovery time.

Mr Yanni trained at Guy’s Hospital Medical School and since then has spent over two decades working in the field of orthopaedics in NHS and private hospitals. In 1994 he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Bromley Group Hospitals and he has gained numerous distinctions including Surgeon in Training Medal awarded by the RCS Edinburgh, the Raynes Institute Orthopaedic Prize, and the BOTA Travelling Fellowship.

Mr Yanni runs a number of private clinics at The Sloane Hospital in Bromley, The Blackheath Hospital in Blackheath, and Chelsfield Park Hospital in Chelsfield. For recommendations, see here.

If you have an orthopaedic condition and wish to book a consultation, please email

“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 Petts Wood - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Petts Wood

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“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

Petts Wood Wrist and hand doctor

Hand and wrist problems can be very disabling. If you are based in Petts Wood, Mr Yanni can help you to understand what the problem is and what treatments are available. Mr Yanni comes highly recommended – please see his reviews here.

Common Conditions Treated In Petts Wood

  • RSI: Often related to occupational tasks or leisure activities, Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) describe a range of painful conditions relating to the muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues.
  • Trigger Finger: This is a condition where your finger or thumb becomes locked into place when you bend it, creating a clicking sensation. This is caused by the tendon becoming inflamed and swollen.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: This occurs when thick scar-like tissue forms under the skin of your fingers causing them to curl inwards towards the palm.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: This develops when the median nerve becomes constricted and it can cause pain and numbness.
  • Base of Thumb Arthritis/Wrist Arthritis: Pain, stiffness, tenderness, and mild swelling are symptoms of arthritis. There are different types of arthritis and Mr Yanni can treat each one.
  • Tendonitis: This can lead to weakness, inflammation, and swelling in the hand and 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 Petts Wood
“Charming, very professional in delivering what he intends and believes will be beneficial to my problem.”
Hand Surgery

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Fast diagnosis and treatment by shoulder surgeon near Elmstead

Mr Yanni provides diagnosis and treatment for a range of shoulder-related conditions. If you are based in Elmstead or Petts Wood and would like expert care, Mr Yanni will devise a tailored treatment plan.

  • Rotator Cuff Tear: Rotator cuff tears and injuries are common and can increase with age. In most cases, they are due to wear and tear and symptoms include pain often described as a dull ache, as well as disturbed sleep.
  • Frozen Shoulder: This condition is characterised by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint, as well as swelling, that gets worse over time.
  • Shoulder Impingement: Sometimes called subacromial pain syndrome, shoulder impingement is a common cause of shoulder pain, which occurs due to the impingement of tendons or bursa in the shoulder.
  • Shoulder Instability & dislocation: Shoulder dislocation is a common injury that can occur to both men and women at any age. If a shoulder joint becomes unstable, this can cause frequent dislocations.

Mr Yanni - Petts Wood shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Specialist Petts Wood elbow consultant

Sports injury, repetitive injury, motion, arthritis, and other work-related conditions are common causes of elbow pain. If you are based in Petts Wood and suffering from elbow pain, Mr Yanni can ensure that you get the right treatment.

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: This condition occurs when the cubital nerve that runs along the arm becomes compressed. Symptoms include pain on the inside of the elbow, numbness, and tingling in the finger, or poor grip strength.
  • Tennis Elbow: This is a form of tendonitis that causes pain on the outside of the elbow.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: This condition causes pain on the outside of the forearm and elbows joint. As well as pain, it can lead to a weakened grip.
  • Elbow Arthritis: Arthritic elbows can be painful and are often typically stiff and swollen.

Mr Yanni - Petts Wood 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 Petts Wood. Mr Yanni treats patients from the following nearby areas


  • Well Hill
  • Ruxley
  • Sundridge
  • Swanley
  • Bromley
  • Beckenham