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Venu Kavarthapu

Professor Venu Kavarthapu

MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sub-Specialties
  • Hip and Pelvis, Knee, Foot and Ankle
Fixed Price Packages

About

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    Professor Venu Kavarthapu qualified at the AP University of Health Sciences, India, in 1993. He subsequently trained in Orthopaedic Surgery from South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation.

    Further fellowship training was obtained in specialised MIS and computer navigation hip surgery under the tuition of Dr Lawrence Dorr at the Arthritis Institute, Los Angeles, USA; orthopaedic fellowship training under the tuition of Dr Joel Matta at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA; hip surgery fellowship at Guy's Hospital, London; and foot and ankle fellowship training at Royal Surrey County and Frimley Park Hospitals, Surrey.

    Professor Kavarthapu was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King's College Hospital, London in 2006. Professor Kavarthapu's special interest is in lower limb surgery. Professor Kavarthapu also heads an established Diabetic Foot clinic that undertakes corrective surgery required for foot deformities caused by diabetes. This service has been recognised nationally.

    Professor Kavarthapu is a faculty for major meetings and courses viz diabetic foot surgery, trauma courses, FRCS (Tr & Ortho) intense revision course, primary and revision hip arthroplasty course and Indian Orthopaedic Association/Specialities Conferences.

    Professor Kavarthapu's research interests are on trauma, hip arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery and diabetic foot surgery.

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    Hip anthroscopy, hip arthroplasty, knee anthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery, sports injuries and diabetic foot reconstructive surgery

Practice locations

NHS base

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Consults at

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