Mr Ravindra Gudena: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Ravindra Gudena

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

Mr Ravindra Gudena is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, specialising in primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He also has special interest in hip impingement, young adult hip problems and he underwent special training doing Hip Arthroscopy.

Ravindra graduated in 2001 and progressed very quickly in his career completing Basic surgical training in North Wales and Orthopaedic Speciality training across the Mersey region and received Fellow of Royal Colleges Award in 2010.
He Completed one year of Fellowship in Canada and visited centers across Canada and United States of America to enhance his clinical and academic experience. He has strong academic background and published extensively in his specialty of interest.
He uses latest techniques in treating the hip and knee problems including minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, Silent Hip (bone preservation hip surgery), patient specific knee replacements (TruMatch) ConforMIS 3D printed customised knee replacement and PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for chronic tendon, bursa problems.
Mr Gudena is one of the very few surgeons in the region who can perform HIP ARTHROSCOPY to treat hip impingement and peri-acetabular osteotomies (bone turning procedure for shallow hip socket) for dysplastic hips.
He is one of the first few surgeons in UK and the first Surgeon in North West to do 3D printed customised ConforMIS Knee replacement, which gives excellent results.

He performs approximately 250 primary joint replacement procedures a year and 50 hip and knee revision surgeries.
He has special interest in infection control and he is the Clinical lead and Consultant champion for infection control and Clinical lead for thromboprophylaxis (DVT prevention) at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust.

Areas of interest

Hip problems
Hip pain
Hip arthritis
Young adult hip problems
Hip impingement
Key hole Sugrery Hip
Hip Replacement (Cemented & Uncemented);
Single incision minimally invasive hip replacement;
Hip Arthroscopy
Knee problems
Knee pain
Knee arthritis
Knee Replacement;
Minimally invasive knee replacement;
Partial Knee replacement;
Knee arthroscopy;
Key hole surgery knee
3D knee
Conformis Knee replacement
Revision Hip replacement;
Sport injuries of the hip;
Bone preserving hip surgeries;
Silent Hip (Bone preserving hip surgery);
Peri-acetabular osteotomy;
Revision knee replacement;

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    Fairfield Independent Hospital (1-5) Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)

    Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

    Fairfield Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W1380

    Arthroscopic femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome - (1-5)

  • T8003

    Major release of muscle for pain or contracture (e.g. quadriceps) (involving large joint) - (1-5)

  • W4211

    Customised knee arthroplasty - (1-5)

    Fairfield Independent Hospital (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)

    Spire Cheshire Hospital (1-5)

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