Mr Nick Aresti is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Lead, Deputy Network Director and Vice Chairman of the Orthopaedic Committee at the British Orthopaedic Association. He specialises in upper limb surgery and complex trauma, treating most conditions of the upper limb. He was appointed to an NHS consultant post at the internationally renowned Barts Health NHS Trust, which includes one of the busiest trauma units in the country at the Royal London Hospital.
Nick trained in London, being awarded numerous prizes, undertook a fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and was awarded a travelling fellowship to North America to visit some of the most influential and pioneering upper limb surgeons.
Special areas of interests include:
Fractures and sports-related injuries of the shoulder, elbow and wrist
Keyhole (arthroscopic) treatment of the shoulder and elbow, including treatment of tendon injuries and arthritis
Surgical and non-surgical treatment of arthritis of the shoulder and elbow (including joint replacement and comprehensive keyhole surgery)
Treatment of the dislocating shoulder and elbow (instability)
Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome treatment
Tendon repairs (including biceps tendon)
Nick has written three surgical textbooks, numerous book chapters and has published research in international peer-reviewed journals. He continues to pursue an academic career and acts as a co-PI (Principal Investigator) on national research projects. He has led a large study on the psychosocial impact of musculoskeletal disease. His contribution to teaching has led to the award of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
British Elbow & Shoulder Society, British Orthopaedic Association, Royal College of Surgeons of England, General Medical Council, Medical Defence Union