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Mr Nick Fernandez
Mr Nick Fernandez
MB BS
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Hand & Wrist Surgery
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Knee Surgery
Hip Surgery
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Trauma Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 2310273

LANGUAGES

english

About

Mr Nick Fernandez is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. He has wide experience in general orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty in shoulder surgery. Mr Fernandez is also an expert in lower limb surgery (knee, hip), trauma surgery and sports injuries. 

Mr Nick Fernandez graduated from London University in 1976. After general surgical training, he passed FRCS in 1982. Subsequently, he undertook orthopaedic speciality training in some of the most renowned orthopaedic centres in the UK and passed FRCS Ed (Orth) in 1989. 

Mr Fernandez worked 26 years as a Consultant in ORthopeadic and Trauma Surgery at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. He now consults and operates at the BMI The Winterbourne in Dorchester, BMI The Harbour in Poole and at Circle Hospital Reading. 

Mr Fernandez offers a range of services to patients with upper and lower limb problems. He treats trauma injuries caused by sport or accidents and degenerative problems (arthritis). He also regularly performs joint replacement interventions (hips, knees and shoulders). Mr Fernandez is an expert in keyhole (arthroscopic) surgery as well and uses it to treat various shoulder and knee problems and carpal tunnel syndrome. Mr Fernandez is always up-to-date with the newest techniques and trends in orthopaedic surgery. He currently uses the latest surgical guidance systems for total knee replacement involving custom made cutting jigs made from 3D MRI scans.

Mr Fernandez is a member of the most eminent national professional bodies and has received four Clinical Excellence awards. 

 

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Joint replacement surgery (shoulders, knees, hips)
  • Arthroscopy knee and shoulder
  • Keyhole carpal tunnel release 
  • Rotator cuff decompression
  • Shoulder stabilisation 
  • Trauma surgery 

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Special Interests

  • Shoulder surgery (replacement, decompression, stabilisation, resurfacing) 
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Knee surgery (replacement, arthroscopy) 
  • Hip surgery (replacement)
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain 
  • Shock wave therapy
  • Sports injuries

Education

  • MBBS - London University - 1976
  • FRCS England - Royal College of Surgeons - 1982
  • FRCS Ed ORTH - Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh -1989

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4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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Bedside Manner
Mr Fernandez was very professional and efficient dealing with the issue I had with my knee and organising to operate on it within a short time frame. The procedure was fully explained to me, all my concerns addressed and questions answered. The operation was a complete success and the follow up after and explanation of rehab was exemplary
Patient seen for:Arthroscopy
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01-04-2020
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In my opinion Mr Fernandez is a first class surgeon every part of my operation went so well I cannot recommend him enough
Patient seen for:Knee Replacement
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24-03-2020
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Very good experience. Being told what was going to happen to me ,how they were going to do it and how long it would take.
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17-03-2020
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has operated on me before for tennis elbow and now my shoulder. whole experience very good.
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17-03-2020
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I can’t fault any thing with my time in hospital it was first class , the operation was successful and surgeon very informative and good to talk to
Patient seen for:Shoulder Arthroscopy
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10-03-2020
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First class. Lucid explanation of the pros and cons of the operation. Operation went very smoothly. Good follow up.
Patient seen for:Hip Replacement
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10-03-2020
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Good explanation of surgery and any complications involved. Surgery went very well as did the follow-up consultations
Patient seen for:Partial Knee Replacement
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10-03-2020
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Helpful, knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable with the procedure at all times.
Patient seen for:Arthroscopic subacromial decompression. Painful left shoulder.
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09-03-2020
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Mr Fernandez explained to me fully about my shoulder injury and how he was to operate to give me back pain free, full movement of my arm. That has now been 3 months and everything is coming along nicely.
Patient seen for:Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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09-03-2020
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He listened to my issues very patiently and then explained clearly what process he’s going to follow to deal with my issue. His treatment was very helpful and his follow up was thro ... can’t thank him enough and recommend him highly
Patient seen for:Shoulder Pain
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06-03-2020
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