Mr Daniel Engelke

Dr. med. (Germany)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 01242 246574
  • Year of first qualification 1995
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English (Fluent)
    German (Native)

  • GMC Number 6153489
  • Fax 01242 246501


Mr Daniel Engelke is a highly experienced Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in degenerative and trauma related problems of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

He studied at the universities of Berlin, Chicago and Wuerzburg, graduating with a doctorate in medicine in 1995. 

After training in several major trauma and orthopaedic centres, Mr Engelke qualified as a board registered specialist and became a consultant in Germany in 2004. 

Before moving to the UK, he was a consultant in a highly regarded major trauma centre in Hamburg.

In 2010, Mr Engelke moved to Gloucestershire in order to live near his wife’s family.

Mr Engelke was the head of department (Service Line Director) in the NHS trust from 2014 until 2018, he resigned from this role as he wished to spent more time doing clinical work. Since 2019 he has been the trust lead for shoulder and elbow surgery.

Mr Engelke is a member of the BOA (British Orthopaedic Association), BESS (British Elbow and Shoulder Society) and OTS (Orthopaedic Trauma Society).

Mr Engelke has an interest in sports related injuries and he treats national and international level competitors in many sporting disciplines.


  • Monday (Alternating) AM
  • Monday (Alternating) PM


Current posts

  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Consultant T&O, Shoulder&Elbow Lead


Upper limb, including hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder

Other interests

Sports medicine, Trauma

Personal interests

Family (4 children), occasionally Golf, Tennis and motorbike tinkering

Member of

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society (OTS)
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)


Currently Prinicipal Investigator in the NHS trust in nationwide multicentre trial (WHITE 5, comparison of cemented vs uncemented hemiarthroplasty in displaced intracapsular neck of femur fractures)

2016-2017 Principal investigator for Randomised control Trial : Functional Advantages of Trigen Intertan over Sliding Hip Screw in subjects with Trochanteric Hip Fracture (Protocol 15-3031-01)

2017: Presentation at EFORT (European Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology), in Vienna:

Radiographic predictors of Instability in Salter-Harris II Fractures of the Distal Radius

Brennan, Adrian / Macdonald, Hamish/ Engelke, Daniel

2012: Poster at EFORT ,in Berlin:

Late neurological complications from a migrating Bristow-Latarjet screw Engelke, Daniel / Jonas, Sam


Mr Daniel Engelke works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Mr Daniel Engelke does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Daniel Engelke does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Daniel Engelke does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.