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.”

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Blog posts

  • Cyclists from The London Orthopaedic Clinic cycle 500 KM to raise awareness for Help for Heroes

    Last week, Westminster-based The London Orthopaedic Clinic (TLOC), set their wheels in motion as they kick-started their fundraising activity by cycling from Crystal Palace to Paris in aid of Help for Heroes. The cycling team, led by Dr Deane Halfpenny, pedalled nearly 500 kilometres with the aim of raising awareness of the important work Help for […]

  • Top tips on how to avoid a running injury

    With running season upon us, thousands of runners will be reaching the peak of their training over the summer. Mr Curry, TLOC’s lower limb orthopaedic surgeon, shares his advice for those keen runners. Most runners will be reaching the pinnacle of their training over summer months as they prepare for half and full marathons. Runners […]

  • Justin Coulter’s current thoughts on Plantar Fasciopathy

    Justin Coulter is a leading musculoskeletal podiatrist in London and in this article he discusses his current thoughts on Plantar Fasciopathy including symptoms and treatment options.