Dr. Andrew ChamblerDepartment: Orthopedics Orthopedics
Dr. Andrew Chambler
BSc(Hons) MBBS MS FRCS FRCS(Orth)
Diagnosis, Treatment & Management of Shoulder and Elbow disorders:
- Treatment of Shoulder Pain and Sports injuries
- Advanced Arthroscopic surgery (Decompression, Rotator Cuff Tendon repair & Stabilization)
- Shoulder replacement
Mr Chambler has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK for the past 14 years. He qualified from St Mary’s Hospital medical School, part of Imperial College, in London. Embarking on his surgical career, his interest soon became Orthopaedics and in particular shoulder and elbow surgery, being awarded his Masters of Surgery degree in this area by the University of London in 2000, under the supervision of Professor Roger Emery
He gained his Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship with Professor Carr in Oxford and has since been awarded travelling fellowships to UK & Europe as well as to the world renowned Mayo Clinic in the USA, by the British Elbow & Shoulder Society.
He developed the shoulder & elbow service at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, concentrating on new advanced arthroscopic techniques and joint replacement but also organising quality control with prospective audit of surgical outcome to ensure the highest level of patient care. He became Clinical Director of Orthopaedics at YDH in 2011.
Whilst continuing at Yeovil, in 2010 he joined CircleBath as a surgical partner to promote a new healthcare provider for the NHS as well as private patients. In 2013 he moved fulltime to Circle as the first Executive Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at both the Reading and Bath hospitals. In 2016, he was appointed Clinical Chairman of CircleBath Hospital.
The areas of surgery include the management of sports injuries, tendinopathies and shoulder and elbow arthroplasty. He continues his interest in education and research being faculty for arthroscopic shoulder and elbow courses, peer reviewer for Journals and invited lecturer both national and internationally.
Away from work, Andrew enjoys following sport, skiing and time with his wife and children.