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Mr Richard Heasley
Mr Richard Heasley
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Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 6077519
Royal College of Surgeons: 1017216
British Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 17579

LANGUAGES

english

CONSULTATION FEES

New appointment: £140
Follow-up appointment: £90

About

Mr Richard Heasley is a Consultant Shoulder and Upper Limb Surgeon who specialises in surgery of the shoulder, including arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery and shoulder replacement surgery.



Mr Heasley has a full-time NHS practice at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, and undertakes private practice at BMI The Highfield Hospital in Rochdale. He treats patients with a broad range of shoulder and upper limb problems, including impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability (dislocation), shoulder arthritis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow, as well as traumatic conditions of the shoulder and elbow..



Between 2013 and 2019, Mr Heasley worked as an Orthopaedic Consultant at Pennine Acute NHS Trust. Between 2017 and 2019, he acted as Clinical Director of Elective Orthopaedic Surgery. He has a keen interest in patient safety, audit and research, having previously held the roles of Clinical Governance lead and Clinical Audit lead for the Orthopaedic department between 2013 and 2016.



In August 2019, he moved to Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.



Mr Heasley is actively involved in teaching and training, including supervising medical students and junior doctors. He is involved in the regional training programme for Specialist Registrars, and teaches on courses for those registrars approaching their final examinations.

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Medical Procedures

  • Shoulder problems
  • Upper limb problems
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Open shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Surgery for frozen shoulder
  • Surgery for impingement syndrome
  • Surgery for acromioclavicular (collarbone) joint problems

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Education

Qualifications

  • FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2011
  • MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
  • MBChB University of Manchester 2003

Additional training

  • Post-FRCS Shoulder Fellowship Stockport NHS Foundation Trust 2012

GMC registration

Reference number 6077519

Details of entry to specialist register

  • Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013

Affiliations / memberships

British Elbow and Shoulder Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association

Publications

Arthroscopic suprascapular neurotomy for the painful irreparable rotator cuff tear.
P Kenyon, I Mclaughlin-Symon, R Heasley, B Morgan, M Ravenscroft
Shoulder & Elbow, April 2015; 7(2): 94-99.


A simple method for identifying the acromioclavicular joint during arthroscopic procedures.
S Javed, R Heasley, M Ravenscroft
Journal Hand & Microsurgery, Jun 2014; 6(1): 26.


Which way round does this go? A simple method for ensuring the correct glenosphere offset.
S Javed, R Heasley, M Ravenscroft
Journal Hand & Microsurgery, Dec 2013; 5(2): 81-82.


Comparison of Silicon Ring versus Pneumatic tourniquet for local anaesthetic upper limb procedures.
O Smith, R Heasley, G Eastwood, S Royle
Journal of Hand Surgery (European), Nov 2012; 37(9): 842-847.


Effect of Anatomy Act 2004 on UK Cadaveric Orthopaedic Research
R Heasley, L Farrow, F Ahmad, M Lovell
Bulletin of Royal College of Surgeons, Jan 2011, No. 1, Volume 93.


A Groin Mass Caused by Metal Particle Debris After Hip Resurfacing
A Counsell, R Heasley, A Freemont, A Paul
Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, 2008, No. 6, Volume 74/6.


Isolated Volar Dislocation of the Distal Radio-Ulna Joint: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
C Quah, A Counsell, R Heasley & A Kocialkowski
The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. Volume 7, number 2.


Presentations:


Superior Capsular Reconstruction - What Size Is The Optimum Graft?

J Riley, R Heasley, N Jain

Podium presentation at EFORT Congress, Vienna, June 2017


Acromioclavicular joint morphology; a risk factor in symptomatic ACJ disease?

A Hoyle, R Heasley, N Jain

Podium presentation at European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) Congress, Barcelona, May 2016


Antero-posterior Position of the Lateral Clavicle Following AC Joint Reconstruction Using the Surgilig

R Heasley, RS Bale, PJ Hughes

Podium presentation at European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (SECEC), Dubrovnik, September 2012

Podium presentation at North West Orthopaedic Association, Manchester, November 2012


Comparison of Silicon Ring versus Pneumatic tourniquet for local anaesthetic upper limb procedures

O Smith, R Heasley, G Eastwood, S Royle

Podium presentation at British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Manchester, September 2012


Effect of Anatomy Act 2004 on UK Cadaveric Orthopaedic Research

R Heasley, L Farrow, F Ahmad, M Lovell

Podium presentation at British Association of Clinical Anatomists Annual Meeting, Glasgow, July 2010


Surgical Excision with Preservation of the Parent Nerve in Benign Solitary Limb Schwannomas – Report of Outcome of 16 Cases

R Heasley, A Counsell, A Paul

Podium presentation at British Orthopaedic Oncology Society, Bristol, June 2008


Disease Clearance Following Surgery and Metastases in Patients with Fungating Soft Tissue Tumours of the Limb

BRB Arumilli, R Heasley, T Khan, AS Paul

Podium presentation at British Orthopaedic Oncology Society, Bristol, June 2008


A Comparison Study Of The Clinical And Radiographic Outcomes Of Two Techniques For Coraco-Clavicular Reconstruction For Acromioclavicular Joint

K Loukovitis, N Jain, L Dupley, S Sharma, R Heasley

Poster presentation at EFORT Congress, Lisbon, June 2019


The Scapulo-humeral arch (Moloney’s Line); a radiological screening test for acute shoulder pathology and a new application in predicting tears of the rotator cuff.

A Wright, I McLaughlin-Symon, R Heasley, N Jain

Poster presentation at European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) Congress, Barcelona, May 2016


Practice of out-lying elective orthopaedic patients increases length of hospital stay

M Venkatesan, R Heasley, D Lang

Poster presentation at EFORT Congress, Copenhagen, June 2011


Pigmented Villlonodular Synovitis: A Diagnostic and Theraputic Challenge: Case Series

BRB Arumilli, R Heasley, A Counsell, A Conway, T Khan, AS Paul

Poster presentation at British Orthopaedic Oncology Society, Bristol, June 2008


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