MR TIMOTHY BATTEN2024-04-03T17:26:36+01:00

Mr Timothy Batten is a consultant trauma & orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist expertise in the management of conditions of the shoulder & elbow.

Mr Batten undertook his undergraduate medical training at the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter and Plymouth graduating in 2010 with honours. He spent the early years of his postgraduate training in Glasgow and Australia before undertaking his specialist orthopaedic training in the Devon and Cornwall, training in the nationally renowned Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter and the major trauma centre at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

Towards the end of his orthopaedic training, he undertook a specialist shoulder and elbow fellowship at the world-famous Guy’s and St. Thomas’ hospitals in London, where he also worked in his first consultancy post. His fellowship gave a high-volume focus on the arthroscopic (keyhole) management of complex shoulder and elbow pathology as well as joint replacement surgery for end stage arthritis.

Since 2022 Mr Batten has worked as a substantive trauma & orthopaedic consultant at Gloucestershire hospitals NHS foundation trust where he works closely with his upper limb colleagues to offer complete assessment and management strategies for all shoulder and elbow conditions including soft tissue injuries, trauma and arthritic joints.

Throughout his time as a doctor, Mr Batten has taken an active interest in research and has published and presented widely on the field of shoulder and elbow surgery.

Mr Batten offers clinic reviews and surgery at Cheltenham Nuffield hospital and the Winfield Hospital in Gloucester.

Respectfulness 100%
Clarity of Consultation 100%
Attentiveness 100%
Patient Interest 100%
Interpersonal Skills 100%
Patient Understanding 100%

* Results from the GMC revalidation process.


Shoulder conditions: Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) arthritis and instability, Rotator cuff tears, Shoulder impingement and bursitis, Shoulder instability (dislocations), labral injuries including glenoid (socket) bone loss, SLAP tears, Adhesive capsulitis (Frozen shoulder), Long head of biceps inflammation and injury, Shoulder arthritis.

Elbow conditions: Elbow stiffness, Elbow Arthritis including removal of loose bodies, Tennis elbow, Golfers elbow, Ulnar Nerve entrapment


British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
Medical Protection Society