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Professor Venu Kavarthapu

Professor Venu Kavarthapu

Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

Professor Venu Kavarthapu is a highly experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in the Lower Limb.

He has undergone extensive training in some of the most highly regarded Orthopaedic and Trauma hospitals in the UK and abroad, and has gained a vast amount of experience in specialised areas such as minimally invasive hip surgery, hip arthroplasty, and foot and ankle surgery.

Prof. Kavarthapu is currently working at King’s College Hospital in London, which is one of the biggest trauma hospitals in the country. He was appointed as an Orthopaedic Consultant in 2006, so has been working at consultant level for almost 20 years. In his clinical role, he leads a regional young adult hip surgery service and heads a nationally recognised multi-disciplinary complex foot surgery service.

Aside from his clinical work, Prof. Kavarthapu is also actively involved in teaching and lecturing both nationally and internationally at numerous Orthopaedic conferences.

He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London and an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma and a member of several professional societies, including the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society is the President of International Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons. He is actively involved in his own research projects and has published several scientific articles in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

He is recognised world wide as an expert in diabetic foot management and surgery, and also has a particular interest in hip impingement, hip arthroscopy, primary and revision hip arthroplasty, and foot and ankle conditions.

Prof. Venu Kavarthapu believes in personalised, holistic care and works closely with an experienced team of physiotherapists, podiatrists, diabetologists, anaesthetists, radiologists and nurses, in order to provide the best possible treatment and to ensure the minimal recovery time for all his patients.


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