Welcome to the website of Mr Maxim Horwitz, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon working in London.

ABOUT

Maxim Horwitz is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon in the Hand Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he leads the paediatric hand surgery service. He is also an Honorary Consultant for the Major Trauma Unit at St Mary's Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Stanmore.

Privately he runs specialised clinics for adult and paediatric patients across central and NW London. He offers hand and upper limb trauma management, tendon and carpal tunnel surgery, fracture fixation as well as the very latest techniques Xiapex for Dupuytren's Disease. He treats all age paediatric patients from babies to teenagers and adults with hand and wrist trauma to congenital lesions and neuromuscular conditions.

Maxim Horwitz works with top teams and athletes to help recover from injury and return to peak performance as soon as possible - from Olympic athletes to Premiership footballers, International cricketers, boxers, rugby players and many others. He also works with many professional musicians.

Some of Mr Horwitz's recent testimonials can be found here. His full CV is available to view here.

All private clinics are run in association with other specialists - Hand Therapists, Neurophysiologists, Radiologists, Rheumatologists, Anaesthetists, and fellow Surgeons - to ensure that patients have the best and broadest expertise available to help them.

Mr Horwitz also works with leading law firms to provide a medico-legal service for defendants and claimants involved industrial or accidental injury cases. More information can be found here and our privacy policy is available to view here.

Mr Horwitz regularly posts on his Twitter profile, which you can scroll through below:


BACKGROUND

Mr Horwitz was born in 1976 in Johannesburg. He was educated and trained in South Africa and London and was appointed Consultant Hand Surgeon in the Hand Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2012 where he is the clinical Lead. Mr Horwitz's Orthopaedics and Trauma training was undertaken in London; he then travelled to a centre of global excellence in Sydney, Australia as the Pulvertaft Fellow of the British Society of Hand Surgery.

On returning to London he undertook a fellowship in children’s hand conditions at the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He also undertook an AO fellowship in Trauma in Salzburg, Austria. During these fellowships he received training in advanced techniques including, the management of complex hand and upper limb trauma, wrist and hand arthritis as well as the treatment of congenital hand deformity, complex nerve injuries and microsurgery.

Mr Horwitz's Orthopaedics and Trauma training was undertaken in London; he then travelled to a centre of global excellence in Sydney, Australia as the Pulvertaft Fellow of the British Society of Hand Surgery. On returning to London he undertook a fellowship in children’s hand conditions at the world renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He also undertook an AO fellowship in Trauma in Salzburg, Austria. During these fellowships he received training in advanced techniques including, the management of complex hand and upper limb trauma, wrist and hand arthritis as well as the treatment of congenital hand deformity, complex nerve injuries and microsurgery.

He has been awarded the BSSH postgraduate diploma in hand surgery and is a full member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand and the British Orthopaedic Association. He has published many book chapters and scientific papers related to hand surgery (see below). He is married and has 2 boys and a dog. When not working he enjoys keeping fit and hiking amateur photography, supporting Saracens and South Africa rugby teams and sunny holidays with his family.

TESTIMONIALS


Here are a few recent (anonymous) testimonials from Mr Horwitz's patients and colleagues:

CONTACT

To book an appointment with Mr Horwitz, please contact his personal assistant and practice manager, Karen Gold. Karen has worked for Mr Horwitz since he started up in private practice. She manages all his diary, scheduling, invoicing as well GP, Radiology and hospital liaison.

Appointments for all Mr Horwitz's clinics can be made via Karen on 0208 150 8290 or alternatively please email me at info@thehanddoctor.co.uk.

You can also book directly with the following clinics by calling the numbers below.

London Hand and Wrist Unit at Platinum Medical Centre, Wellington Hospital - website
15-17 Lodge Road, St Johns Wood, NW8 7JA
020 3214 3617 OR 020 3468 5324

Clinic schedule: alternate Wednesday afternoon and all-day Thursday

The Bupa Cromwell Hospital - website
164-178 Cromwell Road, Kensigton, SW5 0TU
020 7460 5700

Adults only
Clinic schedule: alternate Monday / Tuesday mornings

Fortius Clinic - website
17 Fitzhardinge Street, Marylebone, W1H 6EQ
0203 195 2442 option 1

Adults and children
Clinic schedule: Monday evenings and alternate Wednesday afternoons

Portland Hospital - website
205-209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH
0207 079 4399 OR 0203 603 3844

Children (Aged 0 to 18)
Clinic schedule: Thursday mornings from 10am
Paediatric Hand Therapy also available in this clinic - book via London Hand and Wrist Unit 0203 214 3617

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - Private Paediatric Clinic - website
369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9TU
0208 150 8290

Children under 16 only
Clinic schedule: Monday afternoons from 5.30pm