Dr. Onur Berber, MD

FRCS (Tr&Orth), MSc, BSc (Hons)
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic, Hand and Wrist Surgeon, Upper Limb Specialist

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Dr. Onur Berber is a Consultant Surgeon in Trauma and Orthopaedics, specialising in all conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow as well as injuries of the upper limb. His NHS consultant practice is based at The Royal Free Hospital in London.

After completing his orthopaedic training, he went onto gain extensive experience in hand surgery with several specialist Fellowships. He spent time working at the respected Guy’s and St Thomas Hand Unit in London. He was then awarded a British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) prestigious Fellowship at the Oxford University Hospitals. He gained further specialist experience during his time at the internationally renowned Pulvertaft Hand Centre in Derby. Having been awarded a Traveling Fellowship by the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand, he attended the Institut de la Main in Paris. Here he developed his interest in spasticity, nerve injuries, arthroscopic wrist surgery and microsurgery.

His medical training was completed at the University College London Medical School where he graduated with awards in anatomy and physiology. He also has a first-class honours degree in Medical Biochemistry. He gained Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015, has a master’s degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics, a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and has the BSSH Diploma in Hand Surgery.

He has been heavily involved in academic research with several journal publications and presentations at national and international conferences. He enjoys teaching and is regularly invited to teach on training courses for medical students and surgeons. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at UCL Medical School and is a tutor for the BSSH Hand Diploma.

Specialist interests

Hand, Wrist and Elbow Conditions:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ulna Nerve Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Dupuytren’s Disease
Arthritis of the Wrist and Hand
Thumb Base Pain and Arthritis (arthroscopy, Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage replacement; Thumb Base Joint replacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ganglion Cysts

Trigger Finger and Thumb
Tendon Overuse Conditions including De Quervain’s Disease
Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
Joint replacement Surgery
Keyhole surgery
Wide Awake Surgery

Hand, Wrist and Upper Limb Injuries:
Hand and Wrist Fractures

Upper Limb Fractures including Clavicle
Finger and Thumb Dislocation Injuries
Mallet Finger
Scaphoid Fractures and Scaphoid Fracture Non-union Surgery
Nerve Injuries
Tendon Injuries
Ligament Injuries
Sport’s Related Injuries