Orthopaedics

Hand and Wrist Unit

Mr Jeremy Read is a consultant orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon delivering expert specialist care of both elective and traumatic hand and wrist problems.

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Outpatient Clinics are conducted at St Alban’s City Hospital and Hemel Hempstead Hospital; surgery is performed at St Alban’s City Hospital and Watford General Hospital.

Mr Jeremy Read offers the latest techniques for managing hand problems, such as arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery for the wrist and thumb and outpatient treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture with needle fasciotomy. He is a specialist in managing complex wrist injuries and the late complications of these and provides a full range of treatments for arthritic conditions including joint replacement surgery of the wrist and fingers.

Mr Read works closely with dedicated specialist hand therapists to ensure the best possible outcomes.

For further information regarding conditions, treatments and the surgeon’s profile please see link to the consultant’s website. Please note that this website relates to private practice and any appointments in the NHS will need to be requested via a GP NHS Referral.

For NHS Enquiries please contact:

Corinne Read: 01923 217085
Corinne.Read@whht.nhs.uk

Mr Jeremy Read has further information at www.hertshandsurgeon.com

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