Mr Onur Berber

Qualifications: FRCS(Tr&Orth) MSc BSc(Hons) DipSEM.UK&Ire DipHandSurg

Expertise: Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulna nerve cubital tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s disease, arthritis of the wrist and hand, thumb base pain and arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ganglion cysts, trigger finger, tendon overuse conditions and more (see website).

NHS: Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Adult/Paediatric: Adult & Paediatric


Mr 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 NHS Trust in London.

After completing his orthopaedic training, he gained 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 experience at the internationally renowned Pulvertaft Hand Centre. Having been awarded a Traveling Fellowship by the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH), 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 Degree in Medical Biochemistry. He gained Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons, has a Masters in Trauma and Orthopaedics, a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and the BSSH Diploma in Hand Surgery.

He is 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 a tutor for the BSSH Hand Diploma.


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