Mr Dimitrios Tsekes

Mr Dimitrios Tsekes

MD, MSc, FEBOT, FRCS (Ortho)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by  
11 specialists

12 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“Simply fantastic! I can now sleep uninterrupted again without any pain in my hand. “
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Subspecialties

  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7059272
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    Practices worked at

    BMI The Kings Oak Hospital

    Chase Farm, Enfield, United Kingdom, EN28SD
    240 reviews

    BMI The Cavell Hospital

    Cavell Drive, Uplands Park Rd, Enfield, London, United Kingdom, EN2 7PR
    190 reviews

    About

    Mr Dimitrios Tsekes is a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon in London who specialises in shoulder and elbow surgery. He has training and expertise in both trauma and elective surgery in this field. 

    He graduated from the University of Athens Medical School in 2003. He completed his core surgical training in 2007 he then started his specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Athens Naval Hospital with a focus on Orthopaedic Sports Injuries.He continued his training in London as a registrar at the Whittington Hospital and Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals, acquiring experience and skills in the whole spectrum of Orthopaedics and obtaining diplomas from the Fellow of European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (FEBOT) and the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS).

    Mr Tsekes has completed multiple fellowships including in hand and microsurgery in Athens’ Major Trauma Center (KAT) and two Upper Limb Fellowships; one at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust focusing in shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopies, and the second at the Royal London Hospital focusing on Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand complex trauma as well as elective Upper Limb Surgery. This experience has given him the experience and expertise to deal with a full spectrum of shoulder problems both acute and chronic. 

    In 2016 he was appointed Orthopaedic Consultant and Upper Limb Specialist in Queens University Hospital and then went on to hold a substantive post as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant in Basildon University Hospital, specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery.

    Mr Tsekes is passionate about training and teaching and was selected as a candidate for the Trainer of the Year Award for 2018 in RLHOTS rotation. He believes strongly in both providing the very best, validated and up to date care for his patients. This is reflected in his passion for teaching and training the next generation of younger surgeons. 

    Throughout his Orthopaedic career, Mr Tsekes has completed research, published articles and has delivered numerous presentations at Orthopaedic meetings at the national and international level. He also structures and runs courses on Upper Limb Surgery while being a member of the faculty for Shoulder Surgery Cadaveric labs in Paris.

    Mr Tsekes can provide a full comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow service for common conditions, degenerative diseases and sports injuries. He very much believes in a holistic approach to patient care and takes into account the unique needs of every patient, working with a multi-disciplinary team to provide a treatment plan that best serves his patients needs. 

    Out of medicine he enjoys spending time with his two young children and wife at home and pursuing his passion for sports ranging from sailing to basketball. 

    Procedures

    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Joint Injection
    • Hand & Wrist Surgery
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Ganglion Cyst Removal
    • Shoulder Hydrodilatation
    • Shoulder Stabilisation
    • Tendon Repair
    • Ulnar Nerve Release
    • Video Consultation
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
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    Special interests

    • Shoulder Pain
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Bicep Injury
    • Bursitis (Shoulder)
    • Dislocated Shoulder
    • Arthritis (Elbow)
    • Arthritis (Hand)
    • Arthritis (Wrist)
    • Dislocation of the Elbow
    • Elbow Fractures
    • Elbow Instability
    • Elbow Stiffness
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Hand Deformities
    • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
    • Hand Fractures
    • Hand Problems
    • Mallet Finger
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Pectoralis Major Injury
    • Peripheral Nerve Injury
    • Rotator Cuff Injury
    • Shoulder Impingement
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Labral Tear
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fractures
    • Wrist Pain
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    Education

    BESS (British Elbow and Shoulder Society)

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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.99
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.99
    Shoulder Pain
    23/98
    Shoulder Arthroscopy
    10/98
    Arthritis (Shoulder)
    7/98
    Carpal Tunnel Decompression
    7/98
    Rotator Cuff Repair
    4/98
    Frozen Shoulder
    3/98
    Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    3/98
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    2/98
    Joint Injection
    2/98
    Bicep Injury
    1/98
    Bursitis (Shoulder)
    1/98
    Dislocated Shoulder
    1/98
    Hand & Wrist Surgery
    1/98
    Shoulder Replacement
    1/98
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Simply fantastic! I can now sleep uninterrupted again without any pain in my hand.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Overall, calm ,competent and reassuring. Very clear in diagnosis and treatment
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    I am so grateful to Mr Tseke for being so caring and understanding of my condition. He explained everything so well to me. My operation has been a fantastic success and it is so lovely to now be out of pain and be able to move my arm properly. Thank you so much
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Explained everything really well and put me at ease,I would highly recommend this surgeon
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Tesekes arranged for an MRI scan, and explained my injury in a helpful and considerate manner. Although I did not require surgery at this time, I would not hesitate to recommend him to others.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Thank you Mr Tsekes for making my life more independent. You explained everything to me about the procedure including the images of my operation. This made it clear why I was getting so much pain before. I did not hesitate as you were so confident. Thank you once again.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He is very good at what he does and very kind
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very polite does an amazing job top class doctor thank you mr Tsekes
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Outstanding!!!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    A very nice man made you feel at ease
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 11 doctors for:
    11

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Mr Simon Mellor
    Mr Simon Mellor
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    04-10-2020

    Dimitri is a valued colleague with a well-deserved reputation for high quality care of his patients. He always puts the patient first, and is highly recommended.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Fracture (Broken Bone), Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Wrist Fractures, Hand Fractures, Shoulder Pain, Dislocated Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Problems, Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Arthritis (Elbow), Dislocation of the Elbow, Humerus Fractures, Elbow Fractures, Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Elbow Instability, Trigger Finger, Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis), Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), Sports Injuries
    For procedures: Revision Surgery, Ulnar Nerve Release, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Stavros Karamanakos
    Mr Stavros Karamanakos
    General Surgery

    31-05-2021

    I have known Mr Tsekes for many years. He is an excellent caring Orthopedic Surgeon. His patients and colleagues speak most highly of him. I do not hesitate to refer patients to him as he provides an excellent service.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Shoulder Pain, Dislocated Shoulder, Clavicle Fractures, Shoulder Labral Tear, Sports Injuries, Shoulder Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Arthritis (Shoulder), Shoulder Impingement, Bursitis
    For procedures: Revision Surgery, Ulnar Nerve Release, Shoulder Stabilisation, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Carpal Tunnel Decompression, PRP Treatment
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Rupen Dattani
    Mr Rupen Dattani
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    20-08-2019

    Dimitrios is a trusted and highly-skilled upper limb surgeon. Patients and colleagues have regularly reported very positive feedback of their experiences with him.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Arthritis (Shoulder)
    For procedures: Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Harold Nwaboku
    Mr Harold Nwaboku
    Orthopaedic Surgery

    04-10-2020

    I have known Dimitrios for a number of years. He is a great trauma and orthopaedic surgeon and has written a number of peer reviewed articles.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Fracture (Broken Bone), Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Instability, Wrist Fractures, Hand Fractures, Shoulder Pain, Dislocated Shoulder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Problems, Rotator Cuff Injury, Arthritis (Shoulder), Arthritis (Elbow), Dislocation of the Elbow, Humerus Fractures, Elbow Fractures, Shoulder Labral Tear, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Elbow Instability, Trigger Finger, Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis), Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), Sports Injuries
    For procedures: Revision Surgery, Ulnar Nerve Release, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague

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