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Ankit Desai
Bsc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Shoulder & Elbow

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Tel 01252 895450
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Ankit Desai is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. He is dual fellowship trained and has a vast experience in treating a wide range of complex shoulder and elbow issues.

Ankit is currently practicing at the NHS Frimley Park Hospital, where he has a busy elective and trauma practice. He completed his medical training at University College London, where he also earned a BSc in Physiology.

Ankit undertook his orthopaedic training in the Surrey and Sussex region, where he worked alongside several renowned shoulder and elbow surgeons in many of the major hospitals in the southeast of England. He completed his first fellowship at the highly esteemed South West  London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC) and went on to train at the internationally renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.

Ankit firmly believes in a shared decision-making approach and prioritizes patient education to help them understand their condition and make informed decisions for their treatment. His areas of expertise include rotator cuff injuries, shoulder and elbow instability, frozen shoulder, shoulder replacements and tennis elbow. He is proficient in advanced keyhole surgery techniques and employs modern surgical techniques and implants to ensure optimal outcomes for his patients.

Ankit is a member of several professional societies, including the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS). Outside of his practice, he enjoys spending time with his wife Catherine and their two sons. He is also an avid golfer and Formula 1 enthusiast.