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COVID-19

Please note that due to the coronavirus we are deferring all appointments for further care. The progression of the virus throughout the region will determine when we can re-start seeing routine patients again. We do hope that we can get the service up and running and soon as possible.

Should you feel that your symptoms are causing you serious concerns or that you feel you cannot wait for further contact please do contact your GP as soon as possible or in an emergency situation please attend your local Accident and Emergency Department.

Once we are in a position to resume the service we will be in touch with patients individually.

MB ChB, MSc, FRCSEd Tr & Orth

Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon

Sam Dalal was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2012.

He is on the specialist register as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialises in conditions of the hand and wrist. Main areas of clinical interest relate to conditions of the hand and wrist and include the treatment of arthritis, Dupuytren’s disease, nerve compression syndromes, sports injuries, fractures and soft tissue injuries.

He qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 1997. Specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery was undertaken in the North West of England, leading to the Fellowship in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 2009. Specialist training was completed with Hand and Wrist Fellowships at the Upper Limb Unit in Wrightington, the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby and at the Hand and UpperExtremity Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. He has an MSc in Medical Engineering, awarded from the University of Leeds in 2007.

He is a member of British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH), British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS)