Conditions Treated

Dr Maguire specialises in surgery of the Upper Limb. Essentially this means any condition from the clavicle, through the shoulder girdle, arm, elbow, wrist and hand.

Michael's main focus is on arthroscopic or minimally invasive surgery.

Dr Maguire performs arthroscopy and joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

Some common conditions amenable to surgery in the upper limb include:


  • Impingement and subacromial bursitis
  • Shoulder instability or dislocations
  • Rotator Cuff Disease and Tears
  • Biceps Injuries including SLAP tears
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Cuff Tear Arthropathy (Arthritis from Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears)


  • Tennis Elbow (Recalcitrant to Non-Op Treatment)
  • Impingement from spurs or osteoarthritis
  • Loose bodies
  • Ligament Instabilty


  • Ulnar sided wrist pain including ulno-carpal abutment
  • TFCC Tears
  • Ligamentous Instability including SL ligament tears
  • Distal Radius Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (ECTR/Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release)
  • Ganglions (Arthroscopic Excision)


  • Osteoarthritis of the hand (Pyrocarbon Joint Replacement)
  • Ganglions
  • Trigger Finger/Thumb Release
  • Mallet Fingers
  • Tendon Injuries (Repair or Transfers)
  • Dupuytren's Disease


  • Nerve and Artery Repair

Sporting Injuries 

  • ACL Injuries / Tears, knee injuries (meniscal tears)
  • Hamstring Tears
  • FAI - Femoroacetabular Impingement of the Hip, Hip labral tears
  • Ankle Instability
  • Fractures
  • Tendinopathy - Rotator Cuff Tendons, Biceps Tendon, Elbow Common Extensor/Flexor Origin, Patellar Tendon, Achilles Tendon



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