Ramon Tahmassebi

Mr Ramon Tahmassebi

Hand, Wrist & Upper Limb Surgeon

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, King's College Hospital, London

AXA: RT01875
BUPA: 04649528

MB BS, BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Secretary: Vivienne Juan - 020 7496 3566 tahmassebi.admin@sportsortho.co.uk

Based at:

Special interests

  • Hand and wrist surgery in athletes
  • Keyhole wrist surgery
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Complex fractures of the hand, wrist and elbow
  • Joint replacement for degenerative conditions
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Rehabilitation and non-surgical treatment of sports injuries

Professional positions

  • Consultant Hand Surgeon, King’s College Hospital, London

Ramon studied medicine at University College London, during which time he also completed a further degree in Orthopaedic Science at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. His specialist surgical training was on the Royal London Hospital Training Programme, after which he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Ramon was entered onto the Specialist Register in 2011.

During his training, Ramon was selected to undertake several prestigious Fellowships where he developed his specialist knowledge. He undertook surgical Fellowships at the Sydney Hand Unit in Australia as well as the Hand Units of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and Kings College Hospital in London. Ramon also spent a 1-year period working with PriceWaterhouseCoopers as part of their Healthcare Advisory Group as a Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert.

Ramon is a Consultant at Kings College Hospital, one of London’s Major Trauma Centres. As a trauma surgeon specialising in upper limb injuries, he treats a wide spectrum of conditions ranging from soft tissue injuries to highly complex fractures. He is a dedicated teacher of hand surgery and in 2013 established the King’s Hand Surgery Course. Ramon is a faculty member of numerous postgraduate surgical education programmes in the UK and Europe, he remains active in research, he is a reviewer for The European Journal of Hand Surgery and he has published widely in the academic literature on upper limb trauma.