Mr Sam Molyneux



GMC number: 6057122

Practising since: 2003


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Tuesday 08:30 - 13:00
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Mr Molyneux graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2002. He completed his basic surgical training in the North East of England and moved to Edinburgh for higher specialist training. At the end of his training, he spent a year-long specialist training fellowship in Vancouver, Canada, before returning to Edinburgh in July 2013 to take up a consultant post in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

His private practice reflects his NHS work. He has a specialist interest in hand, wrist and upper limb surgery, and runs a weekly hand and wrist clinic at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He also has a special interest in sports upper limb injuries, trauma and exercise-induced pain.

He is co-director of the world-renowned Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium, and Treasurer for ARTOF, the Association for the Rational Treatment of Fractures.

Special interests

  • Carpal Tunnel Disease
  • Degenerative hand, wrist and elbow conditions Hand, wrist, forearm and elbow injuries
  • Nerve release
  • Soft tissue release
  • Sports injuries and fractures
  • Wrist and hand pain

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Sam Molyneux at Nuffield Health

  • Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)
  • Dry needling
  • Hydrodilation

Locations Mr Sam Molyneux works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Insurers Mr Sam Molyneux works with

Mr Sam Molyneux works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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

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