Mr Jeremy Read, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 333

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Mr Jeremy Read

BSc, MBBS, MRCS, MSc (Sports Medicine), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Year Qualified


Clinical Interests

Hand & Wrist surgery

Trauma and elective

Specialising In

Orthopaedics and Trauma

Children and Young People

Mr Read sees young patients with hand and wrist concerns from 4 years old onwards.

Professional Profile

Mr Read trained at Charing Cross & Westminster Medical school, where he gained not only his medical qualification but also a BSc in pharmacology. After medical school he received basic surgical training in the St Peters Hospital rotation and then proceeded to undertake an MSc in Sports Medicine.

Following his MSc he continued his general orthopaedic training in the South West Thames orthopaedic rotation. He received specialist training in hand surgery as a hand fellow at the Middlemore Hospital, New Zealand and South Pacific regional hand unit. Here he worked with both orthopaedic and plastic surgeons and gained extensive experience in treating both elective problems and traumatic hand injuries, including micro vascular repair and tendon injuries. This training was further enhanced with a second specialist hand fellowship at University College Hospital in London.

Mr Jeremy Read is an orthopaedic consultant at the West Hertfordshire Hospital Trust, where he specialises in treating hand and wrist problems, as well as treating general orthopaedic trauma. He provides outpatient treatment at Watford General Hospital & Hemel Hempstead Hospital.

Mr Jeremy Read is experienced in treating both common and complex hand and wrist problems including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, Dupuytren’s contracture including Percutaneous Needle Fasciotomy, Kienbock’s disease, lunate replacement surgery and all degenerative and post traumatic problems.

Personal Profile

Outside of work I like to spend time with my young family enjoying outdoor pursuits. I am also interested in stereoscopic photography and try to play the guitar!