Mr Maxim Horwitz

Consultant Hand, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS(Orth), Dip Hand Surg

Specialty Orthopaedic surgery

Special interests Hand & Upper Limb Trauma including fractures and tendon injury. Treatment of hands in people with Cerebral Palsy, Brain and Spinal cord injury

About

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    Mr Horwitz was educated and trained in South Africa and London, UK. After completing training in Orthopaedics and Trauma in London he travelled to a centre of global excellence in Sydney, Australia as the Pulvertaft Fellow of the British Society of Hand Surgery. He then undertook a fellowship in children’s hand conditions at the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He also undertook an AO fellowship in Trauma in Salzburg, Austria.

    During these fellowships he received training in advanced techniques including, the management of complex hand and upper limb trauma, wrist and hand arthritis as well as the treatment of congenital hand deformity, complex nerve injuries and microsurgery. He also has as interest in the management of the hand and upper limb in children with cerebral palsy. He has been awarded the BSSH postgraduate diploma in hand surgery and is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association.
    He has published many book chapters and scientific papers related to hand surgery.

    Mr Horwitz currently works as a Consultant Hand Surgeon in the Hand Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He has previously worked as a Consultant in the Major Trauma Centre at St Mary"s Hospital London and still consults to them regarding patients with Complex Injuries. He works very closely with a team of Hand Therapists and at times with fellowship trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

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    Hand & Upper Limb Trauma including fractures and tendon injury. Treatment of hands in people with Cerebral Palsy, Brain and Spinal cord injury

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