Mr Spiros Stavropolous

Qualifications

BSc, , HD (Microbiology and Immunology), MD, MSc (Metabolic Diseases of Bone), HAOST (Orth), Honorary Lecturer Hull and York Medical School

GMC number: 7221744

Practicing since: 2013

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Monday, all day
  • Saturday, all day
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About

I was born and raised in Canada. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario Canada in Microbiology and Immunology. I was offered a full academic scholarship at the University of Athens School of Medicine where I completed my medical training. I also completed a Master’s Degree in Metabolic Diseases of Bone. I completed my orthopaedic registrar training at a tertiary trauma and elective centre in Athens Greece.
I have also post CCT training with professor Dean Sotereanos at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Centre in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA.
I am upper limb fellowship trained at the Royal London Hospital and Newham University Hospital in London and at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. 
I am currently a substantive trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty in upper limb surgery at York Teaching Hospitals, Scarborough General Hospital.
I am certified to perform Wide Awake No Tourniquet Surgery WALANT and have set up a wide awake surgery service at Scarborough General Hospital. 
I am a member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand. I attend and participate in all major upper limb conferences and teaching seminars nationally and internationally. 

I am an honorary lecturer at Hull and York School of Medicine, involved in teaching medical students and registrars, nursing staff, therapists and plaster technicians. I have also been published in peer reviewed journals. 

Special interests

Main Interests (must match PPs) *optional My scope of practice includes Boutonniere Deformity, Mallet Finger, Base of  Thumb Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytrens Contracture, Key hole surgery, Mucous cysts, Osteoarthritis of the Terminal Finger Joints, Skiers Thumb, Small Joint Replacements in the Hand, Trigger Finger, Tendon Injuries, Tendon Transfers and all hand fractures. I also specialize in Distal Radio-Ulna Joint Arthritis, Wrist Arthroscopy, DeQuervains Tenosynovitis, Ganglions, Scaphoid fractures, Scaphoid Non Union, Distal Radial Fracture Non Union/Malunion, Corrective Osteotomies, Triangular Fibro Cartilaginous Complex TFCC Tears, Radial Tunnel Syndrome, Ulna Nerve Release, Elbow Dislocation, Stiff Elbow, Elbow arthritis, Radial Head injuries, Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Olecranon Bursitis, Keyhole Surgery in the Elbow and Sports and Over Use Injuries.

Personal interests

Skiing, Skating, Tennis, Golf, Guitar, 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Spiros Stavropolous at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Shoulder decompression - key hole surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder Manipulation
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Mr Spiros Stavropolous works with

Related experience

Research

During the completion of my Master’s Degree in Metabolic Diseases of Bone, I researched the vitamin D levels in healthy adult males and correlated these levels to the subjects’ lifestyles (levels of sun exposure, diet, exercise, smoking, BMI, etc.). My research was published in a peer reviewed paper. I have also been published in other peer reviewed papers

Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Other post held

  • York Teaching Hospitals
  • Scarborough General Hospital

Insurers Mr Spiros Stavropolous works with

Mr Spiros Stavropolous works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa

Declaration

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

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

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