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Mr Dimitri Yanni

Consultant Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon

MB,BS London – Guy’s, FRCS (England), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS Orthopaedic

Practices at: The Blackheath Hospital, Chelsfield Park Hospital, The Sloane Hospital

A photo of Mr Dimitri Yanni

Mr Dimitri Yanni studied medicine at Guy's Hospital Medical School and graduated in 1983. Subsequently he trained in Orthopaedics, including trauma, hand, elbow and shoulder surgery on the South East Thames training programme through Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals as well as the peripheral hospitals in the south east where he served both as a registrar and senior registrar.
Mr Yanni did his fellowships at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary Pulvertaft Hand Unit and in a National Orthopaedic Hospital at Cappagh Dublin. He is a founding member of The British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) as well as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS).
During his career, Mr Yanni gained distinctions which include "Surgeon in Training Medal" awarded by the RCS Edinburgh, The BOTA Travelling Fellowship and the Rayne Institute Orthopaedic Prize, which he was awarded twice. He was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Bromley Group Hospitals in 1994.

Mr Yanni provides a comprehensive service in shoulder, elbow and hand surgery which includes joint replacements and a strong focus on arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery.

Clinical Interests

Shoulder Conditions:

  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Painful Arc
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Calcification of Tendons in the Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Tendon Tear
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Instability/Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Cervical Spine/Neck Problems
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Repair of Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Injections Shoulder
  • Arthoscopic(Keyhole) Shoulder surgery


Elbow Conditions:

  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Elbow Arthritis/Elbow Locking/Loos Bodies
  • Ulnar Neuritis/Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) Elbow Surgery
  • Injections Elbow


Hand and Wrist:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Ganglion
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Diabetic Hand
  • Lumps in the Hand
  • Scaphoid Fractures and Non-Union
  • Mucous Cyst of Finger giving nail changes
  • Trapezial Surgery
  • Injection Hand/Wrist

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Professional Memberships

  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • European Wrist Arthroscopy Society