mr steve gwilym consultant orthopaedic surgeon shoulder pain

Mr Steve Gwilym

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualifications: PhD MB BS BSc FRCS
Year first qualified: 2000
GMC number: 4724821
Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Orthopaedic Treatments


Mr Steve Gwilym specialises in:

  • Management of fractures and tendon injuries of the arms
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery for dislocations, stiffness, shoulder impingement and rotator cuff problems.
  • Shoulder replacements for arthritis and problems following fracture.
  • Elbow surgery for stiffness, pain and instability.
  • Surgery to release compressed nerves around the elbow.

Training and background

Mr Steve Gwilym graduated from University College, London in 2000 having previously obtained a First Class degree in Human Sciences. He underwent 12 years of orthopaedic training in London and Oxford before completing specialist fellowships in both trauma surgery, and shoulder & elbow surgery in Sydney, Australia. He has subsequently travelled to numerous centres of excellence throughout Europe to both teach, and learn from other expert surgeons.

Research and teaching

Mr Gwilym previously undertook a PhD (DPhil) at the University of Oxford in which he investigated the causes of pain in musculoskeletal disease. He remains an active clinician scientist, conducting clinical trials and basic science research at the University of Oxford. Mr Gwilym is a senior lecturer at the University in recognition of his ongoing research and teaching in Orthopaedics. He also supervises students studying towards higher-degrees in Orthopaedics.

Professional memberships

Orthopaedic Trauma Society, British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Read Mr Gwilym’s article on Treatments for shoulder pain in our Consultants’ Healthcare Blog.


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