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Mr Alun Yewlett

FRCS (Tr & Orth) MSc (Trauma Surgery) MAcadMeD AICSM BSc (Hons) MBBS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Mr Alun Yewlett is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery and is a high volume arthroplasty surgeon.

Graduating with a first class honours degree from Imperial College London in 2004 and completed his Higher Surgical Training on the Welsh rotation. In addition to his surgical qualifications he obtained a higher degree in Trauma Surgery for which he won the award for outstanding performance and his dissertation was on complex elbow fractures.

Mr Yewlett underwent further specialist training in shoulder and elbow surgery both nationally and internationally.

He was awarded the national BESS Leadership fellowship award in 2015. Mr Yewlett believes in good quality research to underpin clinical decision making and collects PROMS data for all of his patients and regularly audits his outcomes and performance against national standards. He uses published evidence to inform his decision making process and will only suggest a surgical solution for a problem when there is no better non-surgical alternative. He was awarded the national BESS Pump Priming Grant award in 2018 for the consentplus project for shoulder and elbow arthroplasty.

Areas of Interest

  • Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management
  • Elbow Arthroscopy – post traumatic capsular releases, tennis elbow release
  • Release of Stiff Elbow
  • Revision Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty - – stabilisations, cuff repairs, SAD and ACJ excisions, capsular releases
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Stabilisation of Unstable Elbows
  • Total Elbow Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Treatment
  • Ulnar Nerve Release Surgery
  • Complex upper limb trauma – particular interest in terrible triads of the elbow and ACJ dislocations
  • One stop shoulder ultrasound clinic and “mi eye” - office based diagnostic arthroscopic dynamic assessment
  • Wide awake surgery

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