Expert care for Shoulder, Elbow & Hand conditions.

Mr Cox is an upper limb consultant surgeon who specialises in treating shoulder, elbow and hand conditions, using ‘keyhole’ and ‘open’ surgical techniques


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George Cox, Upper Limb Surgeon

BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCS (Ed), MD (Res), FRCS (T&O)

I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2003 and completed my specialist orthopaedic training in Hampshire and Oxfordshire. I was awarded specialist upper limb fellowships at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital in Oxford and at the University Hospital Southampton.

I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and member of the British Orthopaedic Society and British Elbow & Shoulder society.

I have published over 30 peer-reviewed papers and am an author in internationally recognised medical textbooks. I was awarded a Medical Doctorate for research from Leeds University regarding work on mesenchymal stem cells. I am currently a reviewer for the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and primary investigator for national research trials.

I am the Trauma & Orthopaedic lead for undergraduate students at the University of Southampton and am passionate regarding the teaching of trauma care, which I have undertaken in the UK and Africa

In my spare time I enjoy running and spending time with my young family in the Hampshire countryside.


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Upper Limb Specialist

Treatment of Shoulder, Elbow & Hand conditions.


  • Rotator Cuff Impingement and Tears
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Acromioclavicular Pathology
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Complex Shoulder Trauma
  • Frozen Shoulder


  • Tennis/Golfers elbow
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Elbow Arthritis including
    Arthroscopy / Replacement,
  • Complex Elbow Trauma
  • Removal of loose bodies


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Dupuytrens Contracture
  • Arthritis of the base of Thumb
  • Complex Hand Trauma
  • Ganglion Removal


George Cox practises & consults at the following Hospitals

Video consultations are also available by prior arrangement, please contact my private secretary to discuss further.

Spire Southampton

Southampton Spire Hospital
Charleybeat Close
SO16 6UY

Tuesday Mornings

Wessex Nuffield

Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital
Winchester Rd, Chandlers Ford
SO53 2DW

Monday Afternoons


Jan White

I had surgery for carpal tunnel today and the whole experience was very good. I arrived at 7.30 am and was on my way home by 10.30 am. Mr. Cox, his colleague, and the nursing staff were brilliant, caring, and informative.