Ms Anna Moon is a highly experienced consultant orthopaedic hand surgeon based in Worcester, Birmingham and Droitwich. She has been a consultant for seventeen years, treating various hand, wrist and elbow conditions such as nerve compression (carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome), Dupuytren’s contracture, ganglion cyst, trigger finger, tennis elbow, arthritis (rheumatoid and osteoarthritis), tendonitis and small joint replacement amongst others.
Most of the procedures are done under local anaesthetic using a technique called WALANT (wide awake local anaesthetic no tourniquet) or peripheral nerve block with or without sedation. Ms Moon works with top hand therapists who provide conservative treatment for wide range of conditions and facilitate fast postoperative recovery. She worked as a consultant in the NHS for eleven years, establishing and providing a hand trauma service in the catchment area of Worcestershire and Warwickshire as well providing elective care for patients with hand, wrist and elbow conditions. She is a strong believer in a patient-centred approach, tailoring treatment to each individual case and putting the patient's needs and requirements first.
Ms Moon is highly trained and highly qualified, holding a PhD (her thesis was on microsurgical techniques). She underwent extensive training in hand surgery and microsurgery across Europe. Ms Moon spent nearly two years in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) working with plastic surgeons on complex hand injuries. She was recently made visiting senior lecturer at Aston University and has been active in presenting and running courses at both a national and international level.