Mr Vasudev Shanbhag


MBBS Bombay University 1994, MS Orthopaedics Bombay University 1999, DNB Orthopaedics National Board Delhi 1999, MRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2002, FRCS Ed (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012, Queens Medical Centre Nottingham 2012

GMC number: 5208643

Practising since: 1996


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Vasudev Shanbhag is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon with nearly a decade of experience in the management and diagnosis of hand and arm disorders. Mr Shanbhag sees private patients at Nuffield Hereford Hospital.

He provides high quality care for patients from the Hereford, Brecon, Monmouthshire and Gwent areas.

Mr Shanbhag gained his primary medical qualifications at Bombay University, and came to the UK to undertake his basic and specialist training, with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. He trained on the All Wales Training programme in Trauma and Orthopaedics and obtained the FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

He has completed two Fellowships in Hand and Wrist Surgery including a prestigious Advanced Training Fellowship at the Queens Medical Centre Nottingham.

Once qualified, he was appointed Consultant at the Nevill Hall Hospital in 2013.

He is now the Clinical Lead for Hand Surgery for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

He now exclusively treats Hand and Wrist problems in his NHS and Private practice.

Special interests

All Aspects of Hand and Wrist Surgery

Commonly presenting conditions include

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thumb Base Arthritis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Hand/ Finger Swellings/Tumours
  • Trigger Finger
  • Fractures of the distal radius, wrist and Fractures of Metacarpals and Fingers
  • Tennis and golfers elbow
  • Ulnar nerve release.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vasudev Shanbhag at Nuffield Health

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Mr Vasudev Shanbhag works with

Related experience



  • Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2003
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Clinical Lead for Hand Surgery at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Insurers Mr Vasudev Shanbhag works with

Mr Vasudev Shanbhag works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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