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Mr Carlos Cobiella

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgeon

London, W1W 5AH

34 years of experience

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Orthopaedic Surgeon

London, W1W 5AH

34 years of experience

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Mr Carlos Cobiella is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He qualified from Medical School at the Universidad Autonoma in Madrid, Spain and completed his basic surgical training in London. He then undertook specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and subspecialist training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Shoulder and Elbow Unit and at the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

In 2003, he took up a consultant post at the Whittington Hospital where he set up the Shoulder and Elbow service. Two years later, he moved to UCLH where he led a team of Shoulder and Hand surgeons.

He is founder of The Shoulder Practice and leads the Upper Limb section of the ISEH (Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health), one of the nine research centres worldwide accredited by the International Olympic Committee. He was member of the Olympic Medical Team in London 2012. He is member of the NFL Physician Society.

Mr Cobiella sees patients with all aspects of shoulder and elbow conditions, including sports injuries, arthritis and fractures. He has a particular interest in arthroscopic techniques in the treatment of complex instability and rotator cuff repair with graft augmentation.

Carlos Cobiella is actively involved in teaching and training of medical students and junior doctors. He is a member of faculty in numerous national and international courses in Arthroscopic and Sports Injury Surgery. He has co-authored numerous publications and regularly presents at scientific conferences. He is founder and convenor of the annual London Shoulder Meeting, the largest independent Shoulder and Elbow conference in the UK.

He is part of international study groups that focus on developing new strategies in the management of complex instability, with or without bone loss, and of rotator cuff tears, developing graft augmentation techniques and focusing on repair and return to normal function.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Sports Injury & Elective Surgery

Rotator cuff tendinopathy

Subacromial impingement syndrome / bursitis

Partial thickness rotator cuff tears

Rotator cuff tears

Irreparable rotator cuff tears

Scapulothoracic dysrhythmia

Snapping scapula syndrome

Shoulder pain

Frozen shoulder

Shoulder arthritis

Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) osteoarthritis

Glenohumeral (shoulder) arthritis

Rotator cuff arthropathy

Arthroscopic subacromial decompression

Arthroscopic acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) excision

Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

Arthroscopic rotator cuff graft augmentation

Arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction

Arthroscopic subacromial balloon spacer

Arthroscopic capsular release

Arthroscopic shoulder stabilisation (Bankart Repair)

Arthroscopic bone block (Eden-Hybinette) procedure

Arthroscopic Latarjet (coracoid transfer) procedure

Arthroscopic labral repair / SLAP repair

Failed previous arthroscopic surgery

Biceps tenodesis

Long head of biceps tendinopathy / tears

Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) reconstruction

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

Golfer's elbow (medial epicondylitis)

Elbow instability

Elbow stiffness

Elbow osteoarthritis

Elbow arthroscopy for arthritis / post-traumatic stiffness

Tennis elbow release / repair

Golfer's elbow release / repair

Elbow ligament reconstruction

Cubital tunnel (ulnar nerve) release

Carpal tunnel (median nerve) release

Trauma

Proximal humerus fracture fixation

Humeral shaft fracture fixation

Distal humerus fracture fixation

Clavicle fracture fixation

ACJ (acromioclavicular joint) stabilisation

Scapula fracture fixation

Radial head fracture fixation / replacement

Olecranon fracture fixation

Shoulder instability

Bankart lesions

Labral injuries / SLAP tears

Elbow dislocations

Elbow fractures (radial head, olecranon, distal humerus)

Triceps injuries

Distal biceps tendon ruptures

Forearm (radius & ulna) fractures

Distal radius (wrist) fractures

Subspecialties

  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma Surgery

All conditions and treatments

  • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Excision
  • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Stabilisation
  • Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Arthroscopy
  • Biceps Tenodesis and Tenotomy
  • Bone Density Scan (DEXA)
  • Bone Spurs
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis (Shoulder)

Registered with

General Medical Council

3620201

Qualifications

Carlos qualified from Medical School at the Universidad Autonoma in Madrid, Spain and completed his basic surgical training in London. He then undertook specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and subspecialist training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Shoulder and Elbow Unit and at the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

He lectures internationally on the subjects of the management of complex shoulder instability and rotator cuff augmentation.

He is founder and convenor of the annual London Shoulder Meeting.

languages spoken

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish

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The Portland Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

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Monday

09:00 - 14:00

Tuesday

09:00 - 12:20

Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

09:00 - 14:00

Saturday

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Sunday

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