Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in arthroscopic surgery available for private consultations near Plaxtol, Kent

Mr Yanni is a local and experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in conditions that affect the shoulder, hand, wrist, or elbow and is able to offer both non-surgical and surgical advice and treatments.

Specialising in Orthopaedics which focuses on the diagnosis and prevention of disorders of the joints, bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles, Mr Yanni has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Bromley Hospitals Group since 1994. He trained and later graduated from Guys Hospital Medical School and is recognised by all major insurance health care providers including AXA, Aviva, and Bupa.

If you are looking for expert advice and treatment, Mr Yanni provides both non-surgical and surgical advice and comes highly rated on Doctify with comments including ‘first-class treatment’ and ‘Mr Yanni has a kind and professional manner.’

He runs a number of busy clinics near Riverhead, including Sevenoaks Medical Centre in Sevenoaks and Benenden Hospital in Cranbrook, Kent.

To book an appointment to see Mr Yanni at one of his clinics, 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 Riverhead - Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Yanni - Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Consultant in Riverhead

If you have any questions relating to treatments or to book an appointment, please email Mr Yanni at

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

“Efficient sympathetic and very competent”

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon near Riverhead available to diagnose and treat hand and wrist injuries

Hand and wrist injuries are both common and complex so if you need advice from a specialist orthopaedic surgeon who can offer surgical and non-surgical treatment near Riverhead, Mr Yanni has appointments available.

Common Conditions Treated In Riverhead

  • Trigger Finger: A condition caused by wear and tear in the tendons in the fingers which can result in fingers or thumbs becoming swollen or stuck in a bent position.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Depending on the severity of the compression of the carpal ligament in the heel of the hand, symptoms of CPS can include tingling or numbness of the little and ring fingers.
  • RSI: Repetitive Strain Injuries caused by regular movements of the joints can cause swelling, pain, or stiffness.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: This condition is when scar tissue forms beneath the skin in the palm which can thicken and cause the fingers to bend inwards.
  • Tendonitis: When tendons in the hand and/or wrist become inflamed and swollen, patients can experience pain and tenderness near the joints.
  • Base of Thumb Arthritis/Wrist Arthritis: This degenerative joint disease, which can worsen over time, can cause patients to suffer tenderness or swelling near the base of the thumb or the 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 Riverhead
“Charming, very professional in delivering what he intends and believes will be beneficial to my problem.”
Hand Surgery

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Mr Yanni diagnoses and treats a range of shoulder conditions near Riverhead

Pain in and around your shoulder joint can cause discomfort and anxiety so if you are experiencing any issues with your shoulder in Riverhead, Mr Yanni can help.

  • Shoulder Dislocation & Instability: Shoulder dislocation is a lot more common than the dislocation of the hip and can be a frequent area of instability. Treatment depends on the severity of the dislocation (or partial dislocation).
  • Shoulder Impingement: With Shoulder Impingement, pain occurs when you try and move your arm to the side or above your head. This condition is sometimes referred to as Rotator Cuff Tendonitis or Swimmer’s Shoulder.
  • Rotator Cuff Tear: Acute tears in the rotator cuff can cause either through injury or wear and tear over time and can cause both pain and stiffness.
  • Frozen Shoulder: This condition can cause both limited and painful movements and difficulty sleeping and is caused by inflammation of the ligaments surrounding the shoulder.

Mr Yanni - Riverhead shoulder surgeon

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

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Pain

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Expert elbow care and surgery by private consultant near Riverhead

Elbow pain can be extremely distressing which is why Mr Yanni is dedicated to helping diagnose and treat some of the most frequent injuries and discomfort. If you are based near Riverhead, please consider booking an appointment with Mr Yanni.

  • Elbow Arthritis: A very common but painful syndrome caused by the cartilage around the joint being worn away. Stiffness and swelling are also symptoms.
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: When the ulna nerve at the back of the elbow is put under pressure it can cause numbness and a tingling sensation in the little finger and ring finger.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: Tendonitis on the inner side of the elbow can cause pain in that area. It’s a condition similar to Tennis Elbow.
  • Tennis Elbow: Tendon fibres that attach to the bone on the outside of the elbow can deteriorate over time or through repetitive movement, causing tenderness to the outside of the elbow.

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

  • Wrotham
  • Mottingham
  • Tonbridge
  • Sydenham
  • Blackheath