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Areas of Expertise

Mr Pearse performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Upper limb trauma
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Shoulder dislocations and instability
  • Shoulder rotator cuff pathology
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder acromioclavicular joint injuries
  • Shoulder fractures
  • Tennis elbow
  • Elbow stiffness
  • Elbow fractures
  • Elbow dislocations and instability

Personal biography

Mr Eyiyemi (Yemi) Pearse, MA(Oxon) FRCS(Orth), graduated from Oriel College Oxford, in 1995, with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and an honours degree in Physiological Sciences.

Mr Pearse completed his orthopaedic training on the South West Thames rotation.
and undertook fellowships in arthroscopic knee surgery at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia, and also in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Reading Shoulder Unit in the United Kingdom, training under two of the most highly regarded shoulder surgeons in the UK.

He was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital in 2007.
St George’s is a Level 1 Trauma Centre receiving a high volume of complex injuries.

This experience in trauma has led Mr Pearse to develop an interest and expertise in treating complex fractures and dislocations of the shoulder and elbow, as well as the long and short term consequences of these injuries such as stiffness, instability and arthritis.


He has published several research papers on shoulder and knee surgery and remains active in research.

Getting to know Mr Pearse

Mr Pearse played hockey and rowed for Oxford University, and continues to scull on the Tideway. Cycles in the Pyrenees, Dolomites, Mallorca and Surrey, and also enjoys skiing, golf and book club.

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