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Mr Narayana Prasad

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon

MBBS, MS(Ortho), DNB(Ortho), MRCSEd, MSc(OrthEngg), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Practices at: The Highfield Hospital, The Alexandra Hospital


Personal Profile

Mr Narayana Prasad is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in shoulder and elbow surgery with a particular interest in arthroscopy, sports injury, shoulder and elbow replacement, trauma surgery and management of fractures. Mr Prasad’s NHS practice is based at Tameside Hospital.

After completing his medical degree Mr Prasad completed a masters in trauma and orthopaedics. He then joined the University of Cardiff as a clinical research fellow and developed a keen interest in shoulder and elbow replacement.Mr Prasad was awarded CCT after completing the postgraduate training from Wales Deanery

Preceding his consultant appointment Mr Prasad was awarded a six month fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery from the internationally renowned Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Unit. Mr Prasad was subsequently selected for a six month international fellowship in upper extremity reconstruction and sports surgery from the University of Manitoba, Canada. He was also awarded the BOA travelling fellowship to visit Centre Albert Trillat, Hospital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon France.

Mr Prasad has continued his research interest during his career and has extensively presented papers in national and international orthopaedic meetings. He also initiated and completed many service evaluation projects and audits during his career. Mr Prasad has over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has also written book chapters in various orthopaedic textbooks. He is also a reviewer for international journals. Mr Prasad is passionate about his work and is heavily involved in teaching and training.

Clinical Interests

  • Shoulder arthroscopy and sports surgery
  • Arthroscopic instability surgery of the shoulder
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • AC joint injuries
  • Biceps tendon surgery
  • Tendon injuries and tendinopathies around shoulder and elbow
  • Shoulder and elbow fracture fixation
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Cubital tunnel surgery
  • Trigger finger/thumb 

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society