Mr Shahrier Sarker is a highly respected consultant orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon based in London and Chelmsford. He is renowned for his expertise in procedures such as hand and wrist surgery, joint replacement (thumb, finger joints and wrist), wrist arthroscopy and carpal tunnel decompression. He also specialises in scaphoid, carpal and wrist fractures and Dupuytren’s disease, as well as sports injuries to the wrists and hands.
Mr Sarker was awarded a bachelor in medicine and bachelor in surgery degree from the National University of Singapore in 2006. Several years later, he relocated to the UK to pursue training in trauma and orthopaedics eventually going on to complete specialist training at Health Education east of England. Mr Sarker also undertook a prestigious fellowship at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust where he learned complex management of elective and trauma hand and wrist surgery from top plastic and orthopaedic surgeons. In 2017, Mr Sarker was awarded a masters in orthopaedic engineering and continues to hone and expand his knowledge base. He is currently studying a diploma specialised in hand surgery with the British Society for Hand Surgery.
Mr Sarker is a prominent educator in his field and is educational lead for orthopaedics at Broomfield Hospital for medical students from Anglia Ruskin University and Queen Mary University of London. Additionally he is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor for The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Mr Sarker also publishes in peer reviewed journals and presents nationally and internationally on his areas of expertise. He has also authored a book chapter on injuries and conditions of the thumb.
Charity work is very important to Mr Sarker. He is an executive committee member for the BSSH Overseas Project in Bangladesh who train local surgeons to specialise in hand surgery.