Giuseppe Sforza undertakes open and arthroscopic shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand surgery including: trauma, arthroplasty: primary and revision, stabilization, tendon repair and transfer around the upper girdle,
shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, treatment of stiff shoulder and elbow, suspension arthroplasty of the wrist, and endoscopic carpal tunnel.
Mr Sforza studied medicine at the University of Bari, Italy, from 1986 to 1992. After his general
surgical training, he continued his higher orthopaedic training at the same University. He spent periods of fellowship at Danderyd Hospital, part of the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm in Sweden, and as a visiting
fellow at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Los Angeles, United States.
In 1999 he was appointed shoulder surgery fellow at the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. After completion of his fellowship at the Reading Shoulder Unit, he returned to Italy and was
appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Matera, Italy as head of the shoulder and elbow unit and from 2006 at Policlinico di Bari at the University Hospital. In October 2004 he joined the Reading Shoulder Unit. In 2007, he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. In 2013, he completed a Master in hand and wrist surgery at University of Milan. He
is member of the board of the Italian Shoulder and Elbow Society.
Mr Sforza is a member of the The British Shoulder and Elbow Society and the European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and a Board member of the Italian Shoulder and Elbow Society and the Italian Arthroscopy Society. His main NHS base is Alexandra Hospital, Redditch (part of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust).
Biomechanics, kinematics, surgical anatomy, surgical
technologies, arthroscopic and minimal invasive surgery, total joint replacement (shoulders), elbow pathologies.
Mr Sforza has published over 200 publications and presentations of scientific papers and written chapters for books on shoulder surgery. He has been invited to lecture in Europe and elsewhere including ICSS, SECEC, SICSEG, SIA and SIOT.