The Clinic

Essex Upper Limb Clinic provides Specialist Services which include the investigation, diagnosis and management, both surgical & non-surgical, for a range of acute & chronic Shoulder & Elbow conditions & sporting injuries.

The Surgeon

The clinic is run by Mr Chris Lawrence BSc FRCS (Tr & Orth) who is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Upper Limb Surgery. The practice is based in Springfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

The Details

We have recognition as a provider with all major Medical Insurance Companies.
We also welcome self-funded private patients.

Clinic Hours

Outpatient Clinics run on a Monday afternoon, Monday evening & Tuesday morning.
Operating sessions are usually on a Monday morning.

For any enquiries or appointments please contact us on 01245 234058, or complete the email enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

Meet Our Team


Mr Chris Lawrence

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc (Hons) FRCS (Tr & Orth) AFHEA

Click here to view my Research gate Profile.


Dr Santosh Mehrotra

MBBS M.D.(Anaes)

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Clare Speller

Practice Manager

Surgical Procedures

We provide specialist arthroscopic & open procedures for both acute & chronic conditions of the shoulder, elbow & hand. This is a list of the most common procedures which we perform regularly.

Shoulder Procedures

- Arthroscopic Stabilisation
- Latarjet Procedure for Instability
- Arthroscopic Subacromial decompression
- Arthroscopic & Open Rotator Cuff Repair
- Arthroscopic Capsular release for Frozen Shoulder
- Arthroscopic treatment of Calcific tendonopathy
- ACJ (Acromioclavicular Joint) Excision
- ACJ Reconstruction
- Biceps tenotomy or tenodesis
- Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Hand Procedures

- Carpal Tunnel Decompression
- Trigger Finger Release

Elbow Procedures

- Tennis Elbow Release
- Golfer’s Elbow Release
- Ulna Nerve Decompression
- Olecranon bursectomy
- Surgery for osteo-arthritis
- Biceps tendon repairs

see what patients are saying?

Dear Mr Lawrence,
My sincere thanks for the incredible professional care you have shown me during the process of my shoulder operation. Thank you for explaining everything fully and for always being so generous with your valuable time. (April 2018)

Dear Mr Lawrence,
Following an accident last September you repaired (or perhaps rebuilt) my left elbow. As a result of your skill, care and the kindness of your team, I was able to compete at the European Age Group Triathlon Championships in Estonia this summer. I am truly grateful. (Sept 2018)

Dear Mr Lawrence,
and everyone that cared for me before, during and after my shoulder operation. Thank you so much for the amazing care you provided. (Oct 2018)

Diseases & Condition Sheet

Orthopedic Diseases & Conditions infomation sheets, Infomatiion covering causes, treatment ect.


Shoulder Doc

Prof Lennard Funk’s education website, Provides patients with information via comprehensive patient guides and much more.


Research Gate

Personal Research Social Netrwork, ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers.


Contact us

Contact Info

Springfield Hospital
Lawn Lane, Chelmsford CM1 7GU


Clare Speller | 01245 234058

Springfield Hospital | 01245 234000

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