Mr Ali Shafighian - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Berkshire Independent Hospital, Reading

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Mr Ali Shafighian - Orthopaedics

Mr Ali Shafighian is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Berkshire Independent Hospital in Reading who specialises in hand and wrist surgery

Clinical interests

Mr Shafighian is an Orthopaedic Specialist with an interest in injuries and conditions of the upper limb.

His hand and wrist clinical interests are the treatment of simple and complex Dupuytren's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger digits, trauma, arthritis and soft tissue lesions.




• Upper limb surgery

• Hand surgery

• Carpal tunnel syndrome

• Dupuytrens

• Trigger finger

• Thumb arthritis

• Wrist arthritis

• Hand and wrist injuries

• Wrist fracture fixation

• Tennis elbow

• Shoulder impingement

• Rotator cuff tears

Academic background

Ali Shafighian was educated at St Pauls' School and qualified in medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997. He also obtained a BSc in Orthopaedic Sciences from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore (first class hons). He undertook basic surgical training at University College, Stanmore, completing his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the Charing Cross, St. Mary and Chelsea circuit in 2009.

Since then he has worked as a Consultant in Hand and Upper Limb surgery at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, the Horton In Bambury (Oxon) and at The Berkshire Independent Hospital.

Year long fellowship at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, involving the treatment of complex and traumatic disorders of the hand and upper limb, including the microvascular implantation of several digits.

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