Garagnani, Lorenzo – consultant orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon


Consultant profiles

Dr Lorenzo GaragnaniContacts

Secretary: Petra Knight
Secretary tel: 020 7188 4472
Secretary email:

Area of expertise: hand and wrist surgery

Languages spoken: English and Italian

  • Biography

    Mr Lorenzo Garagnani MD FRCS qualified at Bologna University (Italy). He trained in trauma and orthopaedics, mainly based at Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, a leading institution in the field of orthopaedics. He completed his sub-specialist training in hand and wrist surgery in the UK. Lorenzo was:

    • hand fellow at the plastic and reconstructive surgery department of the Oxford University Hospitals
    • hand fellow at the hand clinic in Windsor
    • hand fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
    • children's congenital hand fellow at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.

    As a specialist hand and wrist surgeon, he worked at Humanitas Clinical Institute (Rozzano, Milan, Italy), was locum consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, and consultant at the Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery of Policlinico di Modena University Hospital (Modena, Italy) where he was joint lead of the children's congenital upper limb and hand anomalies service.

    Lorenzo joined the team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in November 2015. In 2017, he was also appointed honorary senior clinical lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine of King’s College London.

  • Specialist interests

    • All aspects of hand and wrist surgery
    • Complex wrist surgery and wrist arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    • Surgery of the peripheral nerves of the upper limb

    • Congenital anomalies of the hand and upper limb
  • Research interests

    • Minimally invasive techniques and procedures in adult and children's hand and wrist surgery

    • Reduction of surgical morbidity

    • Innovations in surgery