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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, MD, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Miss Sarah Kettle-Klenka qualified from the University of Sheffield Medical School in 1995.

After further surgical training, she became a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Sunderland Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2003.

Her special clinical interests are in hand and wrist trauma and elective surgery.

She is a member of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) and the British Society for Surgery to the Hand (BSSH). Miss Kettle-Klenka is a clinical tutor for medical students from the Northern Deanery (Newcastle and Durham) medical schools.

Miss Kettle-Klenka has completed a two-year MD project for research into peripheral nerve regeneration and a fellowship at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby.

She is married with children and enjoys hill walking, running, snowboarding, skiing and sailing.

Sarah Kettle-Klenka profile