Dr Andrei Gonta
Dr. Andrei Gonta is a Trauma and Orthopedics Specialist surgeon whose area of expertise covers acute and elective pathology of the musculoskeletal system.
He has graduated from University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr Th Popa” in Romania, faculty of General Medicine as a Medical Doctor(MD) in 2009.
In 2010 he has attended the Romanian postgraduate national training program in Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery as a resident doctor.
The second half of the training he has completed in Rep of Ireland, at Galway University Hospital where he was exposed to top class surgical procedures and an excellent supervised training alongside with his colleagues from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
He is qualified as a Specialist surgeon in Trauma and Orthopedics since 2016, when he passed the exit exam with a score of 94.6%.
For the last 10 years Dr Gonta is been working in the Western European health system ( Republic of Ireland and UK ), attending numerous specialty courses, national and international congresses and conferences aside to his day-to-day practice.
In 2018 he moved from Ireland to UK where he started practicing at the prestigious Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, CWH NHS trust where he worked until October 2022.
Currently Dr Gonta works at St Mary’s Hospital ( Imperial College NHS trust ), which is a Major Trauma Center in the heart of London, being part of the trauma team and exposed every day to challenging cases requiring complex multidisciplinary approach.
His area of interest is the Shoulder and Elbow acute and elective pathology, being a member of BESS ( British Elbow and Shoulder Society) since 2019. Nevertheless, he is equally qualified in diagnosing and treating the rest of the musculoskeletal pathology such as acute and chronic knee, hip, spine, foot &ankle and wrist.
The service provided in clinic:
Clinical diagnosis of orthopedic conditions as well as the differential diagnosis with other possible pathology
Appropriate advise and prescription of the necessary medication
Interpretation of imagistic investigations ( X-rays, CT scan or MRI) the patients may bring with them, or referral to the adequate ones
Physiotherapy detailed referral letter if considered necessary
Sports injuries and their consequences
Local injections with steroids or viscoelastic substance or PRP ( platelet-reach plasma) for:
Knee osteoarthritis or early degenerative changes
Shoulder sub-acromial bursitis/ impingement, adhesive capsulitis ( aka as “ frozen shoulder “ )
Elbow’s PRP inj for tendinosis such as Tennis/ Golfer’s