Children's Hand Surgery

With Bran Sivakumar

Mr Sivakumar has over 17 years of specialist hand surgery experience. He has trained with orthopaedic and plastic surgeons in centres of excellence around the world including the Queen Victoria, Royal Free and Mount Vernon Hand Units as well as the prestigious ‘Institut de La Main’ in Paris.

Mr Sivakumar is actively involved in children’s hand and upper limb surgery research work and supervises both MSc and PhD projects at University College and Kings College London. In addition, Mr Sivakumar is an honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Child Health. His main research interests are embryology of the upper limb and children’s hand conditions.

He has published extensively in both scientific and clinical journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the American and European Journals of Hand Surgery. He has also presented at both national and international meetings and has received an international research award at the European Conference of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons (ECSAPS). Mr Sivakumar is on the faculty for a number of international symposia on children’s hand surgery including the World and European Congresses for Children’s Hand and Upper Limb Anomalies.

As well as working as at Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Portland Hospital Mr Sivakumar also works as a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital Foundation Trust in Hampstead where he specialises in adult hand surgery and reconstructive surgery following cancer treatment. Therefore, Mr Sivakumar is able to provide complete long-term care for his paediatric patients through to adulthood.

Hand differences

Parents expect a child to be born perfect in every way. Coming to terms with a congenital hand difference can at first seem daunting...

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Our approach

When I meet a family for their first consultation it can be at any stage in their child’s development. I have had antenatal consultations with

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Conditions treated

Mr Sivakumar specialises in a number of different children’s hand conditions. Here he explains the different conditions...

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Publications & presentations

Mr Sivakumar has published in numerous international journals., contributed to books and presented his work at international events.

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LOCATIONS

Mr Sivakumar works within London’s leading children's hospitals: Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children and the Royal Free Hospital.

GREAT ORMOND STREET

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
NHS Foundation Trust
London
WC1N 3JH

THE PORTLAND

The Portland Hospital for Women and Children
205 - 209 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 5AH

THE ROYAL FREE

Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London
NW3 2QG

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