Mr Angus Maclean

BM MRCS FRCS (Orth) MD Eur Hand Dip

Mr. Maclean is employed as a full-time hand and wrist consultant at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. After qualifying from the University of Southampton Medical School in 2005 he undertook Foundation training in Winchester, before working in trauma at Royal Perth Hospital, Australia for a year. He then returned to the UK to complete Core Surgical Training in Bristol, where he also completed an MD research degree at the University of Bristol investigating the safety of orthopaedic implants.

He then moved to complete his higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics in Wales, specialising in hand and wrist surgery. He further undertook a traveling hand surgery fellowship to the University Hospital of Zurich and spent a year of specialist hand surgical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He was awarded the European Hand Diploma in 2018.

Special interests

Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist and hand, joint replacement, joint fusion, Dupuytren’s disease, ganglion removal, trigger finger, hand and wrist trauma, and hand & wrist deformity correction after a fracture.

Personal interests

Mr. Maclean ran competitively for Great Britain between 1999 and 2006 and was GB under 23 1500m champion in 2000 and 2001. He still enjoys road and cross-country running with Swansea Harriers. Other interests include playing the guitar, surfing, and playing golf with his family.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Angus Maclean at Acorn Private Clinic

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery

Related experience

Mr Maclean has demonstrated an active interest in research and was awarded a Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship for his MD investigating the safety of metal-on-metal hip replacements. He has published his work in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at numerous international meetings.


  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Other posts held

  • Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Consultant Hand Surgeon