Mr Ajeya Adhikari
Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon
QualificationsMS(Orth) MCh(Orth) FRCS(Orth)
Year of qualification:1985
Languages spoken:English, Nepali, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi
Main NHS base:
Epsom & St Helier Hospitals, London Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Epsom
Mr Adhikari is a leading Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon based in South West London. He treats all lower limb problems and performs more than 600 operations a year. He has a special interest in knee and hip surgery and deals with surgical as well as non-surgical disorders of the knee. He also specialises in sports knee injuries.
He has pioneered the use of computers and robotics in orthopaedic surgery in the UK and is actively involved in the culture of cartilage cells and transplant for cartilage injuries. He is able to provide full range of customisation to his joint replacements. Over the last few years his focus has been on managing post operative pain and blood loss. This is an area which affects patients the most and he has had great success using new technology and instruments.
He also provides second opinions for difficult knee problems.
Training & background:
Mr Adhikari completed his MBBS training at Delhi University in 1984, obtaining a gold medal in the final examination. He then undertook postgraduate training in orthopaedics at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. He obtained his masters degree in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1990.
In the UK he trained in the North East Thames Registrar Rotation in Orthopaedic Surgery from 1992. He undertook a knee fellowship with Mr Jamie Flanagan at the Orthopaedic Centre, Black Notley Hospital. He obtained his Masters Degree in Orthopaedics from the University of Liverpool in 1996 and then passed the FRCS (Orth) examination in 1999. Since then he has trained in various aspects of orthopaedic surgery in Austria, Switzerland, the USA and Germany.
Mr Adhikari currently works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust. He is one of the founding surgeons at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre, which is the largest joint replacement centre in the UK. Prior to that he worked in the same capacity for four years at King's College Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham in London.
Mr Adhikari has a keen interest and attends to sport injuries in the Wimbledon and Chelsea areas of South-West London. He currently provides orthopaedic services to Crystal Palace Football Club.
He runs a fellowship and mentoring programme which trains orthopaedic surgeons from as far away as Australia. He is actively involved in the software and hardware development of computer navigated systems used for orthopaedic surgery.
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment
A: Alternate weeks M: Monthly sessions A/H: Ad Hoc
T: 020 8335 4690
F: 020 8330 3564
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