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Mr John McFarlane

Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon

John McFarlane is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Specialist at Sulis Hospital Bath. He was appointed as a hand, wrist and general trauma surgeon at Yeovil Hospital in 2019.

After qualifying with a graduate entry Medicine degree from St Georges Hospital in London in 2006 John’s post graduate orthopaedic training was on the prestigious Oswestry training programme. In 2018 he then completed a year of sub-specialty hand and wrist Fellowship training at the QE and Royal Orthopaedic Hospitals in Birmingham. During this time he was trained in all aspects of hand and wrist elective and trauma surgery including wrist arthroscopy, small joint replacements and treatment modalities for dupuytrens disease.

He has presented both nationally and internationally on hand surgery, in particular the use of Xiapex for which he has published in the European Journal of Hand Surgery

Prior to his medical training he completed a degree in Biology and a Masters in Chemical Research.

John’s practice includes all aspects of hand and wrist and elbow surgery and he aims to develop a combined decision making process in order to provide patients with informed, successful outcomes.

Treatments

  • Trigger finger & thumb

  • Trigger finger release surgery

  • Dupuytren's contracture

  • Elbow arthroscopy

  • Finger joint osteoarthritis

  • Finger joint replacement surgery

  • Ganglion removal (hand)

  • Musician's hand treatment

  • Hand and lower arm arthritis treatment

  • Sport and industrial hand injury treatment

  • Hand and wrist ligament reconstruction

  • Ulnar nerve release surgery

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Additional information about Mr John McFarlane

Outside work John spends most of his time with his family and 3 young daughters who are all active gymnasts. In the past he ran competitively and has competed for Great Britain in the marathon. He also used to be an active member of the Territorial Army airborne infantry

John McFarlane was appointed as a hand, wrist and general trauma surgeon at Yeovil Hospital in 2019.

2006

John has presented both nationally and internationally on hand surgery, in particular the use of Xiapex for which he has published in the European Journal of Hand Surgery

Prior to his medical training he completed a degree in Biology and a Masters in Chemical Research.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right hand side.

Parking

A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.