• Excellent clinical results over more than 13 years with the Verso rTSA.
    Very high patient satisfaction and return to full activities including sports. [Read more]
  • The least complications with the Verso shoulder compared with other reverse shoulder systems
    From the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    S. Robati, M.K. Shahid, J. Allport, A. Ray and G. Sforza
    Bone & Joint Journal 2013, Vol. 95-B Supp. 25-27

    Complication Rates From Three Commonly Used Reverse Polarity Total Shoulder Replacements: A Minimum Two Year Follow-Up Of 64 Cases
  • Excellent results with the Verso TSA were published in Italy! 
    A group of oorthopaedic surgeons from northern Italy from Piacenza and Verona published their first few years experience with the stemless reverse TSA - The VERSO. 
    They present Excellent clinical and radiologic results that mirror the results of the designing centre!
    (Read more) [Read more]
  • Groundbreaking research from the Reading Shoulder Unit by Prof. Ofer Levy and his team regarding Propionibacterium Acnes and shoulder arthritis. 
    Propionibacterium acnes: an underestimated etiology in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis?

    This is a very important article in that it suggests the presence of propionibacterium in previously unoperated shoulders with arthritis and furthermore that 'aseptic' failures of shoulder arthroplasty may, in fact, be related to indolent infections with this slow growing organism.
    Read comments by Dr Frederick A. Matsen III, M.D.
    [Read more]
  • Listen to the BBC Radio4 programme - a day in the operating theatre at the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital - Case Notes with Dr Mark Porter on Regional anaesthesia for shoulder surgery [Read more]
  • Art at the Reading Shoulder and Elbow Centre
    Original fine art prints all dealing with human body in different situations by four artists are exhibited in the Reading Shoulder and Elbow centre 

    The prints on display are available to buy, with the artist contributing a donation to research. For more information please contact the secretaries in the unit.

    [Read more]
  • Due to the current state of lockdown due the Coronavirus outbreak, We offer Virtual Video consultations for post-operative patients and follow-up and offer Virtual Video consultations for advice for new patients.

    If interested please call:
    Prof. Ofer Levy - Secretary - Cherie 07800875033
    Mr. Giuseppe Sforza - Secretary - Tania 07488384479
    NHS - Secretary - Gail 0118 902 8109
      [Read more]
  • Further scientific support from Robert Hudek et al. paper to Prof. Levy’s theory on the role of C Acnes in the aetiology of Osteoarthritis (Read More)
  • The RSU Academy Course for GPs and Physiotherapists will take place virtually, via Zoom,

    weekly every Wednesday between 19:00 - 20:00 UK time.

    This week on the 18/11/2020:

    Shoulder Instability - Diagnosis and treatment options – Update

    [Read more]
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    מומחה ישראלי ומומחה פלסטיני משתלמים ביחד אצל פרופ׳ עפר לוי המנהל את המרכז הבינלאומי לכירורגיה של הכתף ברידינג. האם כאן יתחיל השלום במזרח התיכון? שיחה

    [Read more]
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Professor Ofer Levy, MD MCh (Orth) FRCS

Ofer Levy ha studiato medicina alla Hebrew University e Hadassah School of Medicine, Gerusalemme, dal 1976 al 1982. Dopo aver completato il servizio militare ha continuato il suo training chirurgico generale al Kaplan Medical Centre a Rehovot, Israele. Si è poi trasferito allo Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, per il suo programma di training chirurgico avanzato.

Nel 1992 è stato nominato istruttore di Chirurgia Ortopedica alla Sackler School of Medicine, Università di Tel Aviv, in cui il suo lavoro includeva un programma di ricerca significativo in scienze cliniche e di base.

Nel 1995 è diventato Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon e Capo del Servizio di Chirurgia della Spalla al Soroka Medical Centre a Beer Sheva, Israele, e allo stesso tempo è stato nominato Professore di Chirurgia Ortopedica alla Facoltà della Scienza della Salute alla Ben-Gurion University di Negev, Beer Sheva.

Dal 1997 ha lavorato con Stephen Copeland. Nel 1999, è diventato Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon al Royal Berkshire Hospital e nello stesso anno lui e Stephen Copeland hanno creato l’Unità di Chirurgia della Spalla al The Berkshire Independent Hospital. È un membro fondatore della Israeli Shoulder and Elbow Society, membro della European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery e della British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) e membro corrispondente della American Shoulder and Elbow Society.

È Fellow del Royal College of England (ad hominem).

Professore Associato presso l'Orthopaedic Research Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance, School of Sport and Education alla Brunel University, Londra.
Ha pubblicato molti lavori scientifici, scritto capitoli su libri di Chirurgia della Spalla ed è stato invitato a tenere lezioni in tutto il mondo.