Mr Lawrence Ajekigbe

MBBS, FRCS(Glas.), European Board Diploma in Hand Surgery


Mr Ajekigbe has trained extensively in Plastic and Hand Surgery under the Supervision of Plastic and Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons in Yorkshire and the North East of England between 1990 and 2011.  

Professional qualifications include the European Diploma Examination in Hand Surgery in 2004. In 2011, the Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) in Hand Surgery and was admitted to the Specialist Register for Hand Surgery. He has also undertaken extensive educational visits to national and international Hand and Microsurgical Centres. Mr Ajekigbe has also attended and been certified in all Instructional Courses in Hand Surgery organised by BSSH. 

In addition to routine training of rotating Plastic and Orthopaedic trainees, he has been involved in formal educational activity as an Honorary Visiting Lecturer to School of Health at the University of Teesside (2001 to 2005) by participating in the running of their MSc. (Musculoskeletal) Programme. Clinical interests are in Trauma, acute and post injury reconstruction, degenerative diseases, compression neuropathies and non-surgical management of Wrist Ganglions and Dupuytren’s disease respectively, including the use of Xiapex.  


  • Wednesday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon, North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust


Hand and wrist surgery

Member of

  • Medical Defence Union
  • UK Register of Expert Witnesses
  • Associate Member: British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Society for surgery of the Hand


He has been involved in clinical research and presented and published peer-review papers in both Hand and Plastic Surgery. 

He has attended and/or presented papers on hand surgery at regional plastic surgery meetings, BSSH & FESSH respectively. He has also published papers on Hand Surgery in peer-reviewed journals. 

In 2006 he published the experience of using Fibrovein as a sclerosant in the treatment of Wrist Ganglions.


Mr Lawrence Ajekigbe works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

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

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

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