Carlos Cobiella grew up in Spain and graduated from Medical School at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid.
He moved to London where he completed his Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He became interested in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and had further training in this area under the care of Messrs Bayley, Calvert and Lambert at the Shoulder and Elbow Unit at the RNOH and Professor Birch at the Peripheral Nerve Injury.
He is a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow and Sports Surgeon at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. He is founding member of The Shoulder Practice, Head of the Upper Limb Section of the Institute of Sports, Exercise and Health at UCL. He collaborates closely with the English Institute of Sport, UK Athletics, the British Olympic Association and professional sports teams. He was part of the medical team at the London 2012 Olympics and is the NFL Upper Limb Surgeon in Europe.
He enjoys all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, including the treatment of Sports injuries, arthritis and fractures and has a keen interest in arthroscopic techniques. He is a member of faculty in numerous courses in Arthroscopic and Sports Injury Surgery, both national and international. He directly supervises the training of medical students, junior doctors, a UCH Shoulder and Elbow Fellow and is convenor for the London Shoulder Meeting. Carlos continues to publish and present research for advances in surgical techniques regularly.