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Mr Alistair Hunter is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. His NHS practice is based at University College London Hospitals and he sees private patients at ISEH and the Princess Grace Hospital.

His focus is gaining the best possible outcomes for patients with acute soft tissue injuries or fractures and for those with longer term conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow.  He has a particular interest in treating sports injuries and uses the most effective and up to date techniques, working with a team of dedicated specialists.   Alistair says ‘Optimal hand and wrist function is crucial to enjoying everyday life – achieving this for my patients is what I find most fulfilling.’

Mr Alistair Hunter studied medicine at Cambridge University and University College London Medical School.  He completed higher specialist training in Orthopaedics on the North Western and University College Hospital rotations, and achieved Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2013. 

He developed advanced skills on Fellowships at the Hand Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Upper Limb Unit at Wrightington Hospital.  He gained an Ethicon Foundation award for his Travelling Fellowship to the Institut Kaplan, Barcelona.  He was awarded the Diploma in Hand Surgery by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand in 2015.

He publishes research in the specialist areas of his practice.  He has a strong interest in medical education and holds a Master’s Degree in this subject. He trains Orthopaedic surgical trainees, teaches on national courses and is course director for the Preparation for FRCS (Tr&Orth) Course. 

Mr Alistair Hunter offers treatment for conditions in the hand, wrist and elbow including complex trauma, post traumatic reconstruction, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve and tendon pathology, joint replacements, carpal instability and expanding techniques such as wide-awake surgery and minimally invasive wrist arthroscopy.  He enjoys keeping fit and competes in triathlons.  His experience of high level sport helps to inform his practice.

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