Welcome to the Shoulder and Elbow Centre - Reading Shoulder Unit

 

Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak Update 14/7/2020

We now offer Face to Face consultations & Virtual Video consultations for new patients and follow-ups.


If interested please call:

Prof. Ofer Levy   - Secretary -     Cherie 07367582777


Mr. Giuseppe Sforza - Secretary - Tania 07488384479

NHS - Secretaries - Lexy 
0118 902 8116

                             Gail   0118 902 8109

The Reading Shoulder Unit, an international centre of excellence,with both NHS and private wings, based at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and the Berkshire Independent Hospital (Ramsay), investigates and treats patients with all types of disorders of the shoulder. The unit is recognised worldwide, treating patients locally, nationally and internationally.

The Reading Shoulder Unit is based at 

the Royal Berkshire Hospital, the Berkshire Independent Hospital (Ramsay)

and at Spire Dunedin Hospital.

 

                      

 NHS Patients now can be seen on both sites through Choose & Book.
 

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 On this website you will find information:

 

As well as the latest news, events and courses.


For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

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  • RSU is advertising for shoulder fellowship to start in August-September 2019 and begining of 2020
    a post-CCT shoulder fellowship for Two years. please send CV to Prof. Levy's PA Charlotte Bourne and arrange a visit to meet Prof Levy and Mr Sforza. [Read more]
  • IDO Isometer Shoulder Muscle Strength Gauge.

    Available to buy online in idorth.com - Innovative Design Orthopaedics - [Read more]
  • Groundbreaking research from the Reading Shoulder Unit by Prof. Ofer Levy and his team regarding Propionibacterium Acnes and shoulder arthritis. 
    Propionibacterium acnes: an underestimated etiology in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis?

    This is a very important article in that it suggests the presence of propionibacterium in previously unoperated shoulders with arthritis and furthermore that 'aseptic' failures of shoulder arthroplasty may, in fact, be related to indolent infections with this slow growing organism.
    Read comments by Dr Frederick A. Matsen III, M.D.
    [Read more]
  • Listen to the BBC Radio4 programme - a day in the operating theatre at the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital - Case Notes with Dr Mark Porter on Regional anaesthesia for shoulder surgery [Read more]
  • Art at the Reading Shoulder and Elbow Centre
    Original fine art prints all dealing with human body in different situations by four artists are exhibited in the Reading Shoulder and Elbow centre 

    The prints on display are available to buy, with the artist contributing a donation to research. For more information please contact the secretaries in the unit.

    [Read more]
  • The Verso stemless rTSA is approved in Australia & New Zealand by the TGA.
    and it was launched and in increase use in Australia. 

  • Due to the current state of lockdown due the Coronavirus outbreak, We offer Virtual Video consultations for post-operative patients and follow-up and offer Virtual Video consultations for advice for new patients.

    If interested please call:
    Prof. Ofer Levy - Secretary - Cherie 07800875033
    Mr. Giuseppe Sforza - Secretary - Tania 07488384479
    NHS - Secretary - Gail 0118 902 8109
      [Read more]