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Mr Joyti Saksena
Consultant Orthopaedic Hip, Knee & Sports Surgeon
Director of Medical Education Royal Free London NHS foundation Trust
Mr Saksena has been a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon since 2009. His role in medical education started in 2010, initially as a Training lead in orthopaedics before expanding to the wider role of all post-graduate medical education at Barnet & Chase Farm hospitals. Since the acquisition by the Royal Free Hospital in 2014 it has expanded again to cover 3 hospitals and over 600 trainees.
He undertook his medical training in Scotland and graduated with honours in 1995. He underwent his initial surgical training in the UK and Australia before embarking on his specialist orthopaedic training on the prestigious Royal London Hospital Rotation. He has worked and lived in the local area since 2002.
During his training he undertook 3 specialist fellowships:
• Hip Reconstruction under the guidance of Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood at the Princess Grace and King Edward VII hospitals, London.
• Hip and Knee arthroplasty fellowship at The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Under the guidance of Mr K Tucker (past president British Hip Society)
• Specialist Knee fellowship at The Royal Free and Wellington Knee Unit under the guidance of Mr GSE Dowd and Mr HE Ware.
Joyti Saksena’s clinical practice lies in hip and knee replacement, complex primary hip replacement and revision hip and knee replacement. He has a special interest in the management of infected joint replacements. He performs arthroscopic knee surgery and soft tissue knee reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament and medial patella-femoral ligament reconstruction. He has a keen interest in joint preservation surgery of the hip and knee and undertakes procedures to try and prevent the need for joint replacement particularly in the younger patient.
His research interest lies in improving surgical and quality of life outcomes. His aim is to provide enhanced recovery by adopting approaches that improve the whole patient journey from pre-operative assessment to post-operative rehabilitation. He has published and presented his research work in Europe and the USA.
Joyti Saksena keeps up to date by attending national and international scientific meetings. He undertook a traveling surgeon visit to the USA to visit surgeons who specialise in conservative hip and custom knee replacement techniques. He has adopted 3D Computer aided planing in to his practise and patient specific implants.
He is a faculty member on several orthopaedic courses and is an author reviewer for a number of prestigious journals. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic association, the British Hip society, the American academy of orthopaedic surgeons and the AO alumni.
He is keen on innovation in orthopaedics and has been involved in the design and testing of a number of orthopaedic implants.
He is the chairman of North London Orthopaedic Clinics, a group of like minded consultants who help NHS trusts with waiting list work.
He is also Chairman of Total Orthopaedics (London). This group provides a complete service for all orthopaedic conditions.
He lives in North London with his wife and two children.
Areas of interest
Young adult hip and knee conditions
Hip and knee replacement
Revision (re do) hip and knee replacements
Sports injuries and ligament reconstruction
Joint preservation, biological replacement and Stem cell implantation.
- Deborah Vandepeer
- 17-19 View Road LONDON N6 4DJ
- 020 8341 3422
- 07775 888614
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
The Royal Free Hospitals
Patient related outcome measures
Training future orthopaedic surgeons
Golf, travel, kids.
Clinical Excellence Award 2014
Nomination Trainer of the year Royal London 2015
(Additional) Languages spoken
Courses offered to GPs
Always keen to give interactive talks.
Arrange with secretary
- BMSc (Hons) University of Dundee 1992
- MB ChB University of Dundee 1995
- MRCS RCSPG 2000
- FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics RCSPG 2007
Reference number 4206855
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
My Health Specialist
- BMI The Cavell Hospital, EN2 7PR
- 13:30 - 17:30
- 020 8341 3422
- BMI The Kings Oak Hospital, EN2 8SD
- 09:30 - 13:00
- 020 8341 3422
- Highgate Private Hospital, N6 4DJ
- 18:00 - 20:30
- 020 8341 3422
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: Joyti.saksena