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Professor Tony Kochhar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MSc, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth)

Tony Kochhar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in treatment and surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. His practice is based in Central London and Kent.

Professor Kochhar completed his training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London. He has furthered his shoulder and upper limb training by working with some of the best surgeons in the world, having completed specialist fellowships at worldwide centres of excellence in New York and the world-renowned Alps Surgery Institute in Annecy, France.

Professor Kochhar is a Visiting Professor of Sports Science at the University of Greenwich London. Professor Martin Snowden, Dean of Science at the University of Greenwich, says: “Tony’s appointment recognises the authority of his work both here in the UK and around the world. It reflects the achievements he has made in his career and will help push forward the boundaries of our academic team.”

By remaining at the forefront of the latest techniques and ensuring best practice, Professor Kochhar has developed a high quality and efficient shoulder service for the treatment of Repetitive Strain Injuries, sports injuries and fractures as well as degenerative conditions of the shoulder and upper limb. He regularly lectures on shoulder and upper limb surgery at national and international conferences and training courses.

Professor Kochhar’s philosophy is that your condition may need treatment from several fields – it’s not just about surgery. In fact, most patient’s don’t need surgery. They do however need an accurate assessment by a highly skilled specialist and early and skilfull therapy. If however, you do need surgery, Professor Kochhar is an expert in this field, with excellent outcomes and patient care.

Tony Kochhar has created a team of the best specialists in each field to ensure that you receive the most complete treatment from start to finish, and his team-based approach is unparalleled.

  • Primary speciality:

    Orthopaedics

  • Secondary speciality:

    Upper limb

  • Other specialities:

    Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, Wrist

Shoulder Complaints:

  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • ACJ Separation
  • Biceps Rupture
  • Calcific Tendinitis
  • Cuff Tear Arthropathy
  • Labral Tears
  • Weightlifter’s Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Snapping Scapula
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis  of the Acromioclavicular Joint

Shoulder Surgery:

Elbow Complaints:

  • Interposition Arthroplasty of the Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Distal
  • Elbow Anatomy
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis of the Elbow
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Elbow Surgery:

  • Tennis Elbow (Laterial Epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist & Hand Complaints:

  • Dupuytren’s Contracture of the Hand
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Ligament Injuries of the Wrist
  • Mallet Finger Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of the Thumb
  • Scaphoid Injuries of the Wrist
  • Skier’s Thumb Injuries
  • TFCC Injuries of the Wrist
  • Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
  • Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fracture

Wrist & Hand Surgery:

  • Xiapex Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • TFCC Repair

Professor Kochhar is a Professor of Sports Science at the University of Greenwich and has an interest in researching sports injuries. He also has a keen interest in advances in arthroscopic surgery.

  • The Arthroscopic Latarjet Procedure for the Treatment of Anterior Shoulder Instability – Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
    Volume 23, Issue 11 , Pages 1242.e1-1242.e5, November 2007
  • Management of Flexion Contracture in Total Knee Arthroplasty – The Journal of Arthroplasty
    Volume 22, Issue 4, Supplement , Pages 20-24, June 2007
  • Delayed presentation of Subclavian venous thrombosis following
    undisplaced clavicle fracture – World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2008
  • Endoscopic Release of Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment at the Suprascapular Notch (book chapter) – Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery
    2008, pp 318-331
  • Atypical Tibial Tuberosity Fracture in an Adolescent – Orthopedics
    June 2011 – Volume 34 · Issue 6: e215-e218
  • Supracondylar Femoral Fracture After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Transfemoral Fixation – J Knee Surg 2009; 22(4): 364-366
    DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1247776
  • Extensor Pollicis Brevis tendon damage presenting as de Quervain’s disease following kettlebell training – BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013, 5:13
  • Readmission rate is less than 1%
  • Post-op infection rate is less than 0.3%
  • Mortality rate is 0%
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Consulting Locations

Professor Tony Kochhar is available at the following locations:

Qualifications

  • MSc, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Orth)

  • 1996

  • England

Registration & Memberships

    • GMC Registered with a licence to practice
    • British Orthopaedic Association
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
    • British Trauma Society
    • Visiting Professor, Faculty of Sports Science, University of Greenwich