Maulik Gandhi

Maulik Gandhi is a specialist in shoulder & elbow orthopaedic surgery. With extensive experience and multiple qualifications, he offers expert care as a consultant in Bradford Teaching Hospitals and his private practice.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesBSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), FRCS (T&O), MPhil, MFSTEd
SpecialisationShoulder & Elbow Condition and Procedures
Experience17 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Maulik Gandhi


Maulik is a dedicated orthopaedic surgeon with a special focus on shoulder and elbow issues. He offers both minimally invasive and open surgeries, ensuring personalised treatment plans based on evidence and shared decision-making. With extensive training and fellowships, including international experience in South Korea, Coventry, and Sheffield, they bring a wealth of expertise to their role as a substantive consultant at Bradford Teaching Hospitals.

Maulik is not only passionate about patient care but also committed to education, recognised as a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. They lead the technical skills lab at Bradford Teaching Hospitals and are dedicated to innovation, participating in the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.

Their active involvement in research, holding two research degrees, reflects their commitment to advancing healthcare. Beyond their professional life, Maulik enjoys cricket, football, and giving back through medical volunteering at events like the Commonwealth Games.


  • 2020 - Present: Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant, (Shoulder & Elbow) Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford
  • 2019 - 2020, Co-ordinating Trauma Consultant , (Major Trauma Service), University Hospitals Birmingham
  • 2019 - Feb 2020, Locum Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant (Upper Limb) Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Trust


  • FRCS (T&O), Royal College of Surgeons of England (2016)
  • MPhil, University of Salford (2016)
  • MRCS (Ed), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2008)
  • MBChB (Hons), University of Manchester (2005)
  • BSc (Hons), University of Manchester (2002)

Awards and achievements

  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) International Fellowship (2017)
  • Shortlisted for Best Poster Prize at SECEC-ESSSE (European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow) Congress. Istanbul, Turkey (2014)
  • 1st Prize Podium Presentation at 14th Annual Residents & Fellows Arthroscopy Conference. Florida, U.S.A. (2007)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Free Papers Prize for Simulation (2017).
  • Runner-up Award in “Innovation in Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning” at BOA Annual Congress (2014).
  • 1st Prize Podium Presentation for “Factors associated with mortality within 1-year following a displaced intra-capsular neck of femur fracture” at Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT). Manchester (2013)
  • 1st Prize Poster Presentation for “The Dudley Grid: How can it be applied in practice (related to hip fractures)?” at the Welsh Orthopaedic Society Meeting (2013)

Professional memberships

  • British Shoulder and Elbow Society (BESS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)

Specialist surgical interests


  • Rotator cuff tears (partial, full thickness, irreparable)
  • Cuff tendinopathy
  • Subacromial impingement and bursitis
  • Calcific tendinopathy
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Clavicle fractures and dislocations
  • Fracture surgery and sequelae of trauma (non-union and mal-union)
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder replacement


  • Ulnar nerve entrapment (cubital tunnel syndrome) or subluxing ulnar nerve
  • Elbow tendinopathies (tennis and golfer's elbow)
  • Olecranon bursitis
  • Arthritis
  • Elbow instability
  • Biceps tendon rupture
  • Fracture surgery and sequelae of trauma (non-union and mal-union)

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