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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

The orthopaedic department offers a wide range of services for the patients in modern facilities with a state-of-the-art operation theatre with laminar air flow. Our team has expertise in a broad spectrum of upper and lower limb surgery, joint replacement surgery, revision and arthroscopic surgeries.

Orthopaedic emergencies are managed rapidly through a well-developed multi-disciplinary trauma system including routine ortho-geriatrician input where appropriate.

What we offer

  •  7-day trauma services – all trauma cases are done in a consultant-led dedicated trauma theatre
  •  some of the lowest waiting times among London hospitals for trauma surgery
  •  some of the lowest outpatient waiting times for new patient referrals the among London hospitals - 7 weeks
  •  7-day inpatient physiotherapy service support
  •  7-day a week pre-assessment clinic including joint replacement classes
  •  7-day a week consultant-led ward rounds for elective trauma services 
  •  enhanced recovery program for all Total Joint Replacement (TJR) surgeries and over 85% of our post TJR patients are discharged home on day 3
  •  less than 1% infection rate for our primary THR /TKR/ TSR - lowest among London hospitals
  •  0% dislocation rate for our primary THR for the last 2 years
  •  full compliance with mandatory NJR and at par with national average for PROMs for primary TJR
  •  well established in-house interpreter services for patients and attendants
  •  day case surgeries for sports related shoulder, hand, knee, ankle injuries with relatively high volume of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions performed   by six of our consultant experts some of whom have experience in managing sports injuries at International and Olympics level
  •  wide range of teaching and training to GPs

 

Key staff
Mr Sunil Trakru – clinical lead and consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: hip and knee revision, sports injuries of the knee)
Mr Henry Atkinson – deputy clinical director for theatres, opthalmology and urology 
Mr Srinivas Gadikoppula – consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: upper limb surgery)
Dr Satish Janipireddy - consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialty trauma) 
Mr Michael Kurer – consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: shoulder and elbow)
Mr R. RaviKumar – deputy clinical director for orthopaedic and general surgery 
Mr A. Bhalla - consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: hand and arthroscopic upper limb surgery)
Mr S. Sinha – consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: lower limb arthroplasty, sports injuries)
Mr V. Asopa - consultant orthopaedic surgeon (sub-specialties: lower limb arhtroplasty, sports injuries)

Location
The fracture clinic is in clinic 7, in the main building, level 1

How to refer
Referrals made through GP

Contact us
Orthopaedic and fracture clinic                020 8887 2742

Trauma and orthopaedic secretaries       020 8887 2313 / 2377  / 2847 / 2266

To cancel or change an appointment 
email northmid.centralappointments@nhs.net
or alternatively ring our call centre 020 8887 3663 /3664 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)

Page last updated January 2018