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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Mr Mike Hayton

Mr Mike Hayton
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Specialist
Mr Mike Hayton

Qualifications: BSc(Hons), MBChB, FRCS (Trauma and Orth), FFSEM(UK)

 Choose and Book Codes:
 ORHWNW - Hand and Wrist non-complex 
 ORHWCW - Hand and Wrist complex
 ORECW - Elbow complex   
 ORENCW - Elbow non complex 
Speciality Areas:

  • Sports injuries of the hand and wrist
  • Hand and Wrist fractures
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Ligament injuries of the hand and wrist
  • Base of Thumb OA
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Disease
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Mallet Finger
  • Mucus Cyst
  • Seed Ganglions
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger / Thumb
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Ganglions
  • Joint replacement of the Hand and Wrist
  • Joint replacement of the Elbow
Contact Details:

Telephone: 01257 256365  

More information on Mike is available at

Clinic Access Times:

New Patient: Thursday, AM - Wrightington
Follow up Clinic: Thursday, PM - Wrightington


Mike is on the Specialist Register as an Orthopaedic Consultant, and his clinical practice is exclusively surgery of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow. In addition he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Human Bone cell research group at the University of Liverpool. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford.

Over the last few years Mike has developed a special interest in sports medicine and is the hand surgeon to over 25 professional sports teams and national sporting bodies. He has recently been awarded the status of a Founding Fellow in the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM UK), He is an examiner for the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

He is a keen teacher and regularly lectures in the UK, Europe and the USA. His research is regularly published in European and American Literature.