Mr Richard Evans


B.Med.Sci., BM, BS, MSc, FRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 3545135

Practising since: 1991


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday clinics at the Cardiff Bay Hospital
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Mr Richard Evans specialises in a holistic approach to shoulder problems with specific interest in the latest arthroscopic techniques.

Growing up in Cardiff, Mr Evans attended University in Nottingham, returning to Wales for his surgical training. Mr Evans completed two Fellowships in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Injury in Sydney, Australia. This practice trained Mr Evans in the latest techniques in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.

An active member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Mr Evans regularly presents his latest research projects. He has been a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in South Wales for over 20 years with a wealth of experience in the field.

Mr Evans is an Honorary Surgeon to the Welsh Rugby Union, English Rugby Union, Cardiff Rugby, Scarlets, Ospreys, Dragons and the majority of English Rugby Premiership teams. Plus several football and cricket teams in the South of the UK

Special interests

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Repair
  • Latarjet Procedure
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Frozen Shoulder/Capsulitis
  • Shoulder trauma
  • Ac Joint Stabilisation
  • Pec Major Repair
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Injections

Other interests


Personal interests

Away from work Mr Evans enjoys keeping himself fit and spending time with his wife and family.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Richard Evans at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Shoulder decompression - keyhole surgery
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Shoulder Stabilisation

Locations Mr Richard Evans works with

Related experience


  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff and Vale. NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Richard Evans works with

Mr Richard Evans works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • CS Healthcare
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • WPA


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

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

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