Andrew Forester

Orthopaedic Surgery

40 years of experience
40 years of experience



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Mr Andrew Forester is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working for the Imperial College Healthcare Trust. He qualified from the University of Leicester in 1984, before taking his higher surgical training in Northwest Thames. He was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Upper Limb Surgery between the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital and Central Middlesex Hospital, London and then took up a consultant post at Imperial College Healthcare at Charing Cross Hospital, West London.

After qualification Mr Forester studied Design and Engineering with the Open University to understand better Orthopaedic principles. He later continued his studies completing a Diploma in French in 2001.

Mr Forester sees patients with all common shoulder and elbow conditions. His main area of interest includes minimally invasive treatment/arthroscopic surgery, particularly for frozen shoulder, stiff elbow, rotator cuff pathology and instability. He is an expert in upper limb reconstructive procedures, including joint replacement surgery, and offers a full range of both open and arthroscopic management.

Mr Forester is actively involved in teaching and training of surgical residents and general practitioners. He is a member of the Faculty of Examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh and takes an active part in post-graduate training.

In his spare time Mr Forester enjoys sailing his Dart 16 catamaran, cycling, tennis, snowboarding (badly), DIY and gardening. He particularly enjoys taking Kevin his collie campervanning with his wife Rachael.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Arthroscopic surgery

Upper limb reconstructive procedures (open and arthroscopic)

Rotator cuff repair

Joint replacement surgery

Elbow Replacement

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Stabilisation

Frozen shoulder

Shoulder pain

Shoulder arthritis

Rotator cuff tears

In Space balloon for rotator cuff tears

Rotator cuff imingement

Recurrent shoulder dislocation

Elbow pain

Elbow stiffness

Elbow instability

Elbow loose bodies

Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Shoulder Instability

Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Carpal tunnel syndrome

De Quervain's tenosynovitis



Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Sports Injury

All procedures

  • Steroid Injection
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Shoulder Stabilisation
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Ulnar Nerve Release

All conditions

  • Shoulder Pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Elbow Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher's Shoulder)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Elbow Stiffness
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Stress Fractures


French, English


BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS Ed(Orth)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 2913968


Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH


Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 4HS


272 & 280 Kings Road, London, SW3 5AW


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £260

Follow-up appointment: £175


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.96 / 5

Personal care received

4.86 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.98 / 5



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