Mr Richard Andrew Sankey

Mr Richard Andrew Sankey

MA(Cantab) FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

25 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.92

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“So far no criticism all went well but early days! Sankey very approachable and easy to communicate to. “
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Subspecialty

  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4438074
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    King Edward VII's Hospital

    5-10 Beaumont St, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6AA
    2,001 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,279 reviews

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    320 reviews

    About

    Mr Andrew Sankey is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.

    He has interests in the following areas:

    • Sports injuries
    • Arthroscopy
    • Total shoulder arthroplasty
    • Shoulder and elbow fractures
    • Shoulder and elbow arthritis
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Shoulder stabilisation
    • Repair of biceps tendon rupture
    • Subacromial impingement
    • Tennis and golf elbow
    • Acromioclavicular joint arthritis

    Mr Sankey studied at St John's College, Cambridge, before continuing on to St Mary's Hospital in London, qualifying in 1997. He then specialised in orthopaedics on the University College Hospital/Middlesex rotation in London.

    He is actively involved in research, with a particular focus on shoulder arthroplasty and fixation methods for proximal humerus fracture. He has presented his work at national and international conferences and has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals.

    Mr Sankey has also designed a customised app to support his patients through surgery, from preparation through to recovery.

    Procedures

    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopy
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Joint Injection
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Tendon Repair
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
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    Education

    • MA at St John's College, University of Cambridge- 1997
    • MBBS at St Mary's Hospital, London- 1997
    • FRCS at London- 2007
    • 12-month Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at the Shoulder Unit at St Mary’s Hospital
    • Research in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering Imperial College

     

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.92
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Shoulder Replacement
    3/13
    Arthritis (Shoulder)
    2/13
    Rotator Cuff Injury
    2/13
    Rotator Cuff Repair
    2/13
    Arthroscopy
    1/13
    MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    1/13
    Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    1/13
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    Explanation (5/5)
    He was very good
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    So far no criticism all went well but early days! Sankey very approachable and easy to communicate to.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr Sankey was friendly, and explained my health problem clearly
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Great doctor overall
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
    The answers relating to most recent visit relate to imaging dept. Have already commented on Consultant whom I saw in February.
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    Explanation (5/5)
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    Good conversation kept me in the loop and was very helpful
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Always hugely helpful, clear and friendly.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always thorough and gives you all the information you need
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I've been a patient of his elsewhere. Very down to earth and thorough with exam. A next step has been mentioned if necessary.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Highly recommend.
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