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Mr Lorenzo Garagnani is a highly specialised Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon who treats the whole spectrum of disorders of the hand, wrist and peripheral nerves of the upper limb, both in adults and children.
He qualified in Medicine and Surgery at Bologna University (Italy) then he trained in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the prestigious Bologna Specialist Training Programme, mainly based at the world famous Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.

Mr Garagnani completed his sub-specialist training in Hand and Wrist Surgery in centers of excellence in the UK, where he was Hand Fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Oxford University Hospitals, and at the Hand Clinic in Windsor.
In 2009 he was appointed Specialist Hand Surgeon at Humanitas Clinical Institute in Rozzano, Milan (Italy).
Between 2009 and 2012 he worked in London, as locum Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and as Hand Fellow in congenital hand anomalies at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

In 2012, Mr Garagnani was appointed Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon at the Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery of the University Hospital Policlinico di Modena (Italy), where he also jointly led the busy Multidisciplinary Congenital Upper Limb and Hand Anomalies service.
In 2015, Mr Garagnani was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, where his NHS practice is now based. At Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, he also developed and led the pilot of the new Multidisciplinary Congenital Upper Limb and Hand Anomalies (CULHA) service.
In 2017, Mr Garagnani was appointed Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine of King's College London.

Mr Garagnani's expertise includes treatment of musicians, artists and athletes' hand and wrist injuries. Mr Garagnani is an internationally recognised expert in the treatment of congenital hand and upper limb differences in children and adults.
Mr Garagnani’s activities also include supervision of and teaching to Specialist Trainees, Hand Fellows and King’s College London medical students. He is author of numerous scientific publications that include papers and book chapters, and is regular speaker and invited faculty at national and international conferences and courses. Mr Garagnani is internationally recognised for his work and research on new minimally invasive techniques that allow reduction of surgical morbidity.

Mr Garagnani is Member of:

British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)

American Society for Surgery of he Hand (ASSH) - Member of the International Relations Committee 2015-2018

Italian Society for Surgery of the Hand – Societa’ Italiana di Chirurgia della Mano (SICM)

European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS)

International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand (ISSPORTH)

International Bone Research Association (IBRA)

Italian Medical Society of Great Britain (IMSoGB)

Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)

(Lorenzo Garagnani - Hand Wrist Specialist London)

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