Orthopedic Consultant (Upper Limb), Hon Sr Lect Sheffield Medical School, Hon Sr Lect Hull Yorkshire Medical School, Regional Surgical Advisor RCSED, Foundation Training ProgrammeDirector, EC Member BIOS UK
Mr Desai completed his Orthopaedic training in India and obtained further higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics from Northern Deanery, Newcastle.
He secured an MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics from UCLAN, Preston and was the first candidate to obtain a MCh in Trauma and Orthopaedics from Edge Hill University. He undertook his specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery from the world-renowned upper limb unit at Wrightington hospital.
His areas of special interest and expertise are in treating sports-related injuries, arthritis and complex trauma of shoulder and elbow. He performs most of the procedures by keyhole surgery under regional anaesthesia as day cases. He has pioneered doing shoulder replacements as day cases in the NHS Trust and region.
Mr Desai was awarded the iWantGreatCare Certificate of Excellence in 2021 and 2022 for delivering outstanding care, reflected in the 5-star rating awarded to him on this review site by his patients.