The RNOH aims to be a world-leading orthopaedic hospital with the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS

Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit


The RNOH is recognised as a leading UK tertiary centre for the treatment of complex peripheral nerve injuries. Services include highly complex brachial plexus nerve repair and nerve transplantations in both infants and adults. Some patients are seen and treated as emergencies as a result of acute trauma, and others are referred because of chronic problems associated with earlier injury. The unit also deals with nerve tumours in the upper and lower limbs.

Range of services

  • Exploration, repair and non-operative treatment in adult brachial plexus injury
  • Exploration, repair and non-operative treatment in obstetric brachial plexus injury (OBPP)
  • Peripheral nerve injury in upper or lower limbs
  • Nerve tumours
  • Palliative upper limb surgery after central nervous lesion i.e. reconstruction of spastic deformity
  • Injuries to the lumbo-sacral plexus
  • Surgical reconstruction of limb function after peripheral nerve injury



Referrals are accepted from GPs and consultants, as well as from Accident and Emergency units:

  • Emergency: By telephone to the unit co-ordinator/registrar initially, then by fax
  • Urgent: By telephone to the unit co-ordinator/registrar then by letter
  • Outpatient: By letter

**Please note: All referrals should be accompanied by scan/diagnostics/results**

Key contacts

All enquiries and correspondence should be addressed to the Stanmore branch of the hospital.

Unit co-ordinator:
Telephone 020 8909 5803
Mr Michael Fox's secretary:
Telephone 020 8909 5331
Dr Marco Sinisi's secretary:
Telephone 020 8909 5567
Mr Tom Quick’s secretary:
Telephone 020 8909 5447

Fax: 020 8420 6582

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