Mr Rupen Dattani is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon who specialises exclusively in shoulder and elbow arthroscopic (keyhole) and arthroplasty (joint replacement) surgery as well as surgery for fractures around the shoulder and elbow joints.
After qualifying from the University of Wales, Mr Rupen Dattani completed his Orthopaedic training on the South West Thames specialist registrar programme. He also obtained a doctorate of medicine (MD) in orthopaedics at University College London.
During his career, Mr Dattani has been awarded with two prestigious fellowships in shoulder and elbow surgery: the first allowed him to working with Mr Graham Tytherleigh-Strong in Cambridge and the second fellowship took place at the internationally renowned Reading Shoulder Unit working with Professor Ofer Levy. Mr Dattani has also completed a trauma fellowship at a Level I trauma centre in Vancouver, Canada. These fellowships have provided Mr Dattani with his highly specialised clinical focus on shoulder and elbow surgery.
Mr Dattani has a stong belief that the high quality of medical care we enjoy today has a foundation in well controlled research. In accordance with this belief, Mr Dattani has published over 20 articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented his work at both national and international conferences. His main research interests are in assessing patient outcomes following shoulder surgery. Mr Dattani is an author of a book used in the teaching and training of junior surgeons and has also authored book chapters for orthopaedics textbooks.
Outside of work, Rupen is dedicated to family life and enjoys playing tennis and swimming when he can find the time.