Usman Butt 

MBChB (Hons), MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Usman is a fellowship trained specialist in shoulder and upper limb surgery. He is on the specialist register for Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Usman graduated with honours from the University of Birmingham in 2004. His early surgical training took place in the Midlands, which aside from orthopaedics, included training in emergency medicine, vascular and plastic surgery. Following this, he returned to Manchester for higher specialist orthopaedic training. This culminated in him being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012. 

Usman went on to undertake UK and International fellowship training in shoulder, upper limb and sports injuries. He undertook UK fellowships at the renowned Wrightington Upper Limb Unit and Stockport Shoulder Unit.

He undertook competitively awarded European and American travelling fellowships in sports, shoulder and elbow surgery which he respectively undertook in in Milan, Italy  and the world renowned Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.


Usman has an NHS practice at Salford Royal Foundation Trust. This is one of the UK's most highly regarded hospitals and is the North West's regional centre for major trauma. Usman leads the department in research and audit. He is the principal investigator for national research, ensuring he remains at the forefront of orthopaedic surgery. He has a specific interest in patient safety and has introduced departmental case review meetings for readmissions and returns to theatre. He consults privately across the North West and Cheshire at the BMI Alexandra and Ramsey Oaklands Hospitals..

His elective surgical practice is dedicated to upper limb surgery focusing around the shoulder, including arthritis, stiffness, tendon and rotator cuff disorders. Usman's trauma interest is in complex fractures of the upper limb, sporting and soft tissue injuries around the shoulder.

Usman has produced and published a number of authoritative articles and book chapters on the management of upper limb and orthopaedic conditions. He has presented his work internationally with multiple prize-winning accolades.

In his spare time, Usman enjoys playing cricket and racquet sports and traveling with his family.

Clinical Interests

Shoulder arthroscopy (keyhole) surgery
Impingement and rotator cuff repair
Shoulder instability (dislocation/ subluxation)
Frozen shoulder
Arthritis & shoulder replacement surgery (reverse and anatomic)
Upper limb fracture surgery
Sports & soft tissue injuries of the upper limb and shoulder
Shoulder separation (ACJ dislocation)


CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training), JCST (Joint Commitee on Surgical Training) 2014 
FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
Postgraduate Certifcate in Medical Education, Edge Hill University 2012
MRCS (Eng), Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
MBChB (Honours), University of Birmingham 2004

Fellowship Training

BESS Mayo Elbow Fellowship, Rochester, Minnesota, USA 2017-2018
ESSKA Travelling Fellowship, Milan, Italy 2015
Mitek Shoulder Fellowship, Stockport Shoulder Unit 2014
Upper Limb Fellowship, Wrightington Upper Limb Unit 2013

Awards / Prizes

BESS Mayo Elbow Travelling Fellowship Award 2017
SICOT Best Paper Award 2016
ESSKA Travelling Fellowship Award 2015
BESS Ian Kelly Research Prize 2014
Wrightington Gold Medal Travelling Fellowship 2014
PG Cert Medical Education Merit Award 2012
Medical Degree Honours Awards 2004

Affiliations / Memberships

BESS British Elbow and Shoulder Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
BMA British Medical Association
MDU Medical Defence Union

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Mr Usman Butt MBChB (Honours), FRCS (Tr & Orth)