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Mr Ben Gooding

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon

Private & NHS


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Professional profile

Mr Ben Gooding is a shoulder and elbow surgeon who trained at the Nottingham University Hospitals, Derby Hospitals and Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

His Fellowship training includes:

  • Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship 2013.
  • Sheffield Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship 2013.
  • Mayo clinic and Mass General, USA - British Shoulder and Elbow Society Travelling Fellow 2012.
  • Sydney, Australia - Malkin Travelling Fellowship 2011.

National positions of responsibility:

  • Member of British Elbow and Shoulder Society Education Committee 2012-2014.
  • Co-Organiser of the British Shoulder and Elbow Society congress in Nottingham 2014.

Mr Gooding sees and treats NHS patients at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre. He performs over 500 operations per year and routinely monitors clinical outcomes.

Current NHS or research position

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon, Circle Nottingham
Clinical Lead for Orthopaedics, Circle Nottingham

Year of first medical qualification


Special clinical interests


Trauma and ligament injuries
Arthritis and Elbow replacement


Soft Tissue Injury of the Shoulder
Degenerative conditions of the Shoulder
Shoulder fractures
Research interests

His recent and current research activity includes elbow ligament reconstruction, elbow replacement, shoulder and clavicle fractures, shoulder replacement and scapula winging.

Current memberships of professional, national and regional bodies

FRCS (Tr&Orth), MRCS (Ed)
British Shoulder and Elbow Society
British Medical Association

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Six reasons you should get your treatment at Circle Nottingham – the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre

No waiting lists: our all-inclusive prices for private treatment let you start your treatment when you need it

State-of-the art hospital: a comfortable, modern hospital, equipped with the latest technology

State-of-the art hospital: more like a five-star hotel than a hospital

Rated “outstanding” for surgery by the Care Quality Commission

Great menus created by a Michelin-trained chef

One-stop clinics for many of our treatments: you can often have your diagnostic tests on the same day as your initial consultation

The ‘caring’ of our staff was defined as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission

Trusted by elite sportsmen and women, including British Rowing

Stress-free welcome: our light and airy atrium provides a relaxing environment with free wifi.

Free 24-hour parking for family and friends – just one of the ways we try to make your stay as convenient as possible

Easy to get to: tram and buses stop outside and there’s ample parking

Nobody does it better: we aim to always give you the very best patient experience

Need physiotherapy? Our comprehensive physiotherapy department are here to help you with personalised rehabilitation plans

Why not call us right now and get the treatment you need quickly? Call us on 0118 922 688801761 422 222 for more information.

Just ask your GP to refer you to Circle Nottingham, or call us on 0115 970 5800 for more information.