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Mr Hywel Williams

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MBBCh, FRCS (Trauma & Ortho)


Main Hospital
Shipton Rd, Rawcliffe, York YO30 5RA

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Outpatients Department
Equinox House, Clifton Park Ave, York YO30 5PA

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Haxby Rd, Clifton, York YO31 8TA

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Training and qualifications

  • BSc. (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.Ch)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Trauma & Orthopaedics (F.R.C.S. Tr & Orth.)
  • A one-year shoulder fellowship spent with world-renowned shoulder surgeon, Mr Stephen Copeland

In practice

  • Appointed as a consultant at York Hospital in 1999 where he founded the Shoulder & Elbow Unit and pioneered arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery at the unit.
  • Committed to supporting individual patients through specialist diagnosis and treatment tailored to their individual needs.

Specialist areas

Shoulder & Elbow Specialist


  • Diagnosis and treatment of ACJ injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of frozen shoulder
  • Diagnosis and treatment of rotator cuff injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder instability
  • Sports injuries and trauma
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder arthritis
  • Diagnosis and treatment of subacromial impingement
  • Shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement surgery


  • Diagnosis and treatment of cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Diagnosis and treatment of tennis elbow
  • Surgery for elbow arthritis
  • Sports injuries and trauma



Whether you have an existing diagnosis or you are keen to discover what is causing your symptoms, contact us to arrange a consultation. We can organise any tests you require and discuss your treatment options.