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Mr Vijayakumar Devadoss

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

MS FRCSEd FRCSEd(Trauma & Ortho)

Practices at: The Highfield Hospital

A photo of Mr Vijayakumar Devadoss

Mr Devadoss completed his basic medical training (MBBS) in 1980 and the post-graduation in General Surgery in 1984 at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.  After a period of service in a Christian Mission Hospital in South India and in the Sultan’s Armed Forces in Muscat, Oman, I obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1989 and continued with his Orthopaedic training in the UK from 1991. 

After junior posts in various hospitals, he was trained in the Yorkshire region as Registrar and Senior Registrar from 1993 to 1999.  He completed the Higher Specialist Fellowship in Orthopaedics FRCSEd (Tr& Orth.) in 1998.

Mr Devadoss started his Consultant career at Rochdale Infirmary in April 1999.  After doing General orthopaedics and Trauma work until 2005, he developed his interest and skills concentrating only on upper limb surgery from 2005. He started upper limb arthroscopic surgery and the first arthroscopic surgery in Rochdale was done from 1999. He has continued to concentrate his clinical work and practice in upper limb surgery involving all aspects of treatment of problems in the shoulder, elbow and wrist.

With an experience of 22 years as a Consultant, from 2013 He has been working exclusively at BMI Highfield Hospital doing non-trauma upper limb surgery incliding 
assessment and management of all non-trauma shoulder problems concentrating on accurate diagnosis and offering and carrying out injections, arthroscopic surgery including arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff. He does all procedures around the elbow including tennis elbow release/injections, ulnar nerve decompression and transposition.

He also treats issues around the wrist and Hand including nerve problems including injections and surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, release of Dupuytren’s contracture and trigger fingers. 

Mr Devadoss is an examiner for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and am an Examiner for the MRCS examinations and he also deals with Medico-legal problems in the upper limb including Clinical Negligence reports for the various upper limb problems.  He has medico-legal clinics in Bradford, Rochdale, Manchester, Birmingham and Harley Street in London.  


  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Keyhole shoulder surgery
  • Open shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder steroid injections
  • Shoulder tendon repair
  • Rotator cuff surgery keyhole repair
  • Manipulation for frozen shoulder
  • Steroid injection for Frozen Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic capsular release
  • Painful shoulder
  • Surgery for impingement syndrome
  • Arthroscopic subacromial decompression
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff Repair surgery
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • AC joint injuries
  • Tendon injuries and tendinopathies around shoulder and elbow


  • Tennis elbow Injection
  • Tennis Elbow Surgery
  • Lateral epicondylitis
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Medial epicondylitis            
  • Bursa Elbow
  • Remove Loose bodies Elbow
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel surgery
  • Ulnar nerve release or Decompression
  • Ulnar nerve Transposition
  • Cubital tunnel decompression

Hand & Wrist

  •  Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  •  Keyhole Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release surgery
  • Ulnar Nerve release or Decompression
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition
  • Inject Trigger finger or thumb 
  • Steroid injection Arthritis Thumb
  • Arthritis Wrist injection.
  • Steroid injection Trigger finger or Thumb
  • Release Trigger finger or Thumb
  • Excision Ganglion wrist or finger
  • Excision Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Excise Ganglion or Swelling or cyst in hand and fingers


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses
  • Panel of Examiners: Intercollegiate MRCS Examinations