Consultant Shoulder Surgeon



MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Trauma & Orthopaedics)


Campbell Hand is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon on the Specialist Register based at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Spire Hospital Southampton, and The Nuffield Hospital Chandler’s Ford. Campbell is a specialist in Shoulder Surgery.

Campbell focuses his entire practice exclusively on shoulder surgery.

He trained at St Thomas' Hospital Medical School in London (1986-1991) and then in Cambridge and Bristol before completing his training in Oxford on the Oxford regional training programme. Campbell completed further Fellowship training in Shoulder Surgery in Oxford at The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre under the tutorship of Professor Andrew Carr.

He has been working as a full time Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in Shoulder Surgery at University Hospital Southampton from 2006.

He offers a Specialist Shoulder service for all adult conditions of the shoulder including rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, instability, arthritis, acromioclavicular joint conditions and shoulder fractures.

He specialises in both arthroscopic and open surgical techniques.



Campbell worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford under the guidance of Professor Carr


Campbell is a member of The British Elbow and Shoulder Society and has a keen research interest, he has published several papers in the fields of frozen shoulder, rotator cuff disease and arthroscopic shoulder skills.

As a respected member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society Campbell is on a panel of experts asked to review articles for approval for publication in a number of journals currently including



Campbell has been actively involved in teaching throughout his medical career.


Campbell has been actively involved in teaching throughout his medical career.

He was Post Graduate Educational Lead in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the University Southampton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for 5 years. He teaches regularly at GP educational events, under graduate medical student lectures and at post-graduate medical and physiotherapy educational programmes.

Campbell is a teaching Faculty member of the Watanabe Club. The Watanabe Club is a group of UK shoulder surgeons with a unified interest in sharing experiences and techniques, as well as formalising and advancing education and training in shoulder arthroscopy

Courses in basic and advanced arthroscopic shoulder techniques run three times a year at the Smith and Nephew Education Centre

Campbell is a member of the teaching Faculty of the international AO Trauma Group and teaches on the International AO Shoulder Trauma Course.

Campbell is a member of the Teaching Faculty for Arthrex, a global medical device company and leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics (  Campbell has been invited to lecture in Munich on their Fellowship course.

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Campbell has participated in a number of sports, with a varying degree of success; he did however captain his 1st XV Medical School rugby team but now prefers to participate in rugby from the touchline.

He has settled near Southampton with his wife two boys and daughter and continues to enjoy many sports although increasingly in a supporters role.

Campbell is currently teaching himself to dinghy sail.

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