The profile of Harry Lyall

Your orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon

Harry Lyall is a highly experienced and empathic consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest and expertise in disorders of the hand and wrist. He provides personal and skilled care to each patient to obtain the best possible individual outcome.

Mr Lyall trained as a doctor at Cambridge University and St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School. He qualified in 1985, completed surgical houseman and casualty officer jobs at St Thomas’, and taught anatomy at St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in 1990 and undertook higher orthopaedic surgical training as a Registrar and Senior Registrar in East Anglia between 1990 and 1996, working in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, and The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. He was awarded the Cambridge Orthopaedic Prize in 1993 for work involving the pathogenesis of de Quervain’s disease. He passed the tertiary orthopaedic fellowship examination and gained the Intercollegiate FRCS(Orth) in 1995. During this time he completed two prestigious Fellowships in hand and wrist surgery at home and abroad, and deepening his experience and understanding of hand problems. In 1993 he was the British Society for Surgery of the Hand Fellow at the internationally renowned St Andrew’s unit, and in 1996 he studied and worked at the University Clinic in Innsbruck, Austria, with Dr Sigurd Pechlaner. He has been a consultant orthopaedic hand surgeon in the UK since 1996, focussing since then on the assessment and treatment of hand and wrist problems.

Mr Lyall is a member of the following professional bodies:

  • General Medical Council (Registration No. 3075973)
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member of the British Trauma Society
  • Faculty Member of AOUK (Arbeitsgemeinshaft für Osteosynthesefragen)
  • Member and Past President, The Cambridge Orthopaedic Club