Mr Brian Cohen

MD FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Mr Brian Cohen is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand as well as arthroscopic techniques, trauma of the upper limb whilst also treating general trauma.

Career to date

“After qualifying from The Royal London Hospital in 1982, I trained in surgery in London and then in Cambridge. I completed my MD on the remodelling of bone in response to prosthetic implants and then spent a year on a sports medicine fellowship at a specialist orthopaedic sports clinic in Australia, learning advanced arthroscopic techniques.”

I was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University College NHS Trust (UCLH) and Honorary Senior Lecturer at The University of London in 1996. In 1997 I was awarded the prestigious European Travelling Fellowship for the European Shoulder and Elbow Society. I was Clinical Director of Musculoskeletal Services at UCLH between 2000 and 2002. In 2004 I left the NHS and I now work solely in private practice.”

More posts

Blog posts

  • Is running bad for your knees?

    London Marathon is just around the corner and with thousands of runners about to embark on a challenge of a life time, we asked the London Orthopaedic Clinic’s Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and knee expert Mr Sean Curry, “is running bad for your knees?” The simple answer to this is, no, it isn’t. However there are […]

  • Skier’s Thumb: Everything you need to know

      Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The London Orthopaedic Clinic specialising in the upper limb. With the skiing season still in full swing, Mr Owen-Johnstone is seeing a prevalence of related injuries in particular a common condition called Skier’s Thumb. Mr Owen-Johnstone explains the condition and possible treatment options. What is Skier’s […]

  • Professor David Holder joins The London Orthopaedic Clinic

    We are delighted to announce that Professor David Holder has joined The London Orthopaedic Clinic to provide Neurophysiology Services including Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG (electromyography). Professor Holder trained in Clinical Medicine and Biophysics and has been a Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology at University College Hospital since 1997 where he holds an NHS role as well […]