Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips is a highly-qualified consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist procedures. He is well-known for treating musicians and performers.

Medbelle position

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


MA(Cantab), MBBChir, FRCS(Tr&Orth)


Hand & Wrist


32 years

Medical qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Mark Phillips


Mark Phillips is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hand and wrist procedures. Mark is renowned for his work treating musicians with hand & wrist problems and is one of the UK’s leading experts in treating patients working within the performing arts industry. His expertise in this area has led him to having a regular clinic at the British Association for Performance Arts Medicine (BAPAM). Alongside practising, he is passionate about teaching and has dedicated his time to NHS surgeons specialising in Hand & Wrist, and teaches on the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics) revision course for King’s College London. His dedication to excellence led him to become Partner and Medical Director of London Sports Orthopaedics. Patients describe him as thoughtful, patient and thorough.


  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hand & Wrist Surgery and Complex Trauma Reconstruction, London Sports Orthopaedics
  • 2016 - Present: Medical Director, London Sports Orthopaedics
  • Lecturer on FRCS (Tr&Orth) Revision Course, King’s College London
  • 2003 - 2015: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ortho-Plastics lead, Governance lead for Major Trauma, King’s College Hospital
  • 2001-2003: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich


  • FRCS (Tr&Orth), Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1999
  • MA, University of Cambridge, 1990
  • MBBChir, University of Cambridge, 1988

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC number): 3287947
  • British Medical Association
  • FRCS, Fellow Royal College Of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
  • British Association for Performance Arts Medicine (BAPAM)

Specialist surgical interests

  • Musicians’ hand & wrist problems (e.g. performance-related pain)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Dorsal Ligament Impingement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Dequervains Tendinitis
  • Trapezectomy

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