Mr Andrew Fitzgerald

Mr Andrew Fitzgerald

MB BS (Lon), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)

Orthopaedic Surgery

32 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I have been impressed with the treatment I have received and dealing direct with the specialist has made the experience much easier to manage.“
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Subspecialties

  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • British Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 16602
  • Royal College of Surgeons: 9013400
  • General Medical Council: 3329971
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £144

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    2,328 reviews

    Spire Manchester Hospital

    170 Barlow Moor Road,, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 2AF
    417 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    13:30 - 17:00
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    09:00 - 12:30
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    13:30 - 15:30 | 09:00 - 12:30
    Sat
    09:00 - 11:30
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Andrew Fitzgerald, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, based in Manchester working at Trafford General Hospital and Altrincham General Hospital.

    Mr Fitzgerald graduated in 1989 in Medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. Following this, he then went on to do his Higher Specialist training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital focusing on spinal surgery, nerve injuries and hand reconstruction. Afterwards, he also completed specialised training in spinal surgery and upper limb surgery at the Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    Mr Fitzgerald has a breadth of knowledge and can treat a variety of conditions including arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Mallet’s finger, bone spurs, Dupuytren’s contracture, hand extensor injuries, and trigger finger. Additionally, he is also competent in performing trauma surgery and treatments for hip and pelvic pain.

    Procedures

    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Joint Injection
    • Ulnar Nerve Release
    • Arthroscopy
    • Finger Joint Replacement
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Joint Fusion (Hand)
    • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Lunate Replacement
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tendon Repair (Hand)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Problems
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren’s Contracture
    • Arthritis
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Trigger Finger
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Knee Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Bone Spurs
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Elbow Stiffness
    • Finger Injury
    • Forearm Fractures
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Injury
    • Hand Pain
    • Kienbock’s Disease
    • Mallet Finger
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Stress Fractures
    • Toe Fractures
    • Wrist Fractures
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    Education

    • MBBS (Lon)
    • FRCS (Eng)
    • FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics)
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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.95
    Explanation
    5
    Tendon Injuries
    19/87
    Hand Problems
    12/87
    Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    8/87
    Shoulder Pain
    8/87
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    5/87
    Dupuytren’s Contracture
    4/87
    Arthritis
    3/87
    Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    3/87
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    3/87
    Trigger Finger
    3/87
    Arthritis (Hand)
    2/87
    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    2/87
    Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    2/87
    Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    2/87
    Arthritis (Elbow)
    1/87
    Frozen Shoulder
    1/87
    Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    1/87
    Joint Injection
    1/87
    Knee Pain
    1/87
    Sports Injuries
    1/87
    Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    1/87
    Ulnar Nerve Release
    1/87
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I have been impressed with the treatment I have received and dealing direct with the specialist has made the experience much easier to manage.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I found Mr Fitzgerald to be pleasant and professional and explained his findings regarding my knee pain ,arranging for a MRI scan quickly and explained a procedure to help ease the pain I have been experiencing and has advised me to have injections .
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr. Fitzgerald rapidly identified the source of my pain and offered a clear explanation of the condition, the scans, and next steps. He followed up in detail and with clear advice.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    My consultation with Mr Fitzgerald was perfect. He is extremely knowledgable and outlines treatment options clearly. His manner is professional yet friendly.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Any visit to a medical facility can be stressful, but I have found Mr Fitzgerald to be totally reassuring, his explanation of the procedure very understandable. I would recommend him most highly
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    Mr Fitzgerald is an excellent hand Surgeon and has treated me on more than one occasion. He is always professional and explains the diagnosis and treatment plan in detail and shows care and consideration during surgery. Although I don't like undergoing surgery parse, I would be happy to be under Mr Fitzgerald's care again. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Andrew attended to me in a manner that clearly indicated a wealth of skill and experience
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Fitzgerald has been, in my opinion, outstanding. During consultations, he has explained every step of the procedures and aftercare that will be involved with my situation. I have not been rushed or felt rushed, and he has been excellent in replying to email queries that I have had.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    The explanation and options were clearly given. Nothing felt rushed, and I felt comfortable that I could ask for further explanation if necessary
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
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    Very thorough and informative and gave me confidence and peace of mind that something could be done to help, following diagnosis. Would highly recommend.
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