Mr Prasad Antapur

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

I am a Consultant with special interest in trauma and lower limb surgery. Over many years I have specialized in complex primary and revision hip and knee replacements. I maintain a busy tertiary practice and offer second opinions on complex hip and knee conditions.
I offer a sports approach to the hip joint for replacements that allows patients to mobilise within hours of surgery. I have worked extensively in collaboration with colleagues, to reduce the length of stay following joint replacements. Currently about 40% of my patients go home within 24 hours following hip and knee replacements. I will be trialling day case hip and knee replacements very soon.
I am one of the very few surgeons in Lincolnshire who carry out partial knee replacements successfully with excellent results.
While complex surgery itself is important, I place additional emphasis on enhanced recovery of patients following surgery.
One of my other key specialisations is arthroscopic surgery of the knee. I perform a minimally invasive procedure that allows patients to return home the same day, even after a knee ligament reconstruction or partial joint replacement.
I have undertaken advanced fellowships in Toronto, Canada and Birmingham, USA and have extensively trained in the latest techniques in trauma and joint replacement surgery.
I regularly attend international conferences, present didactic lectures, hold workshops and present papers.
Over the past 3 years I have undertaken in excess of 700 simple and complex joint replacements in addition to revisions.
The link to the National Joint registry is available here..

Areas of interest

Hip Replacements
Knee Replacement including Patient Specific Implants, Gender Specific Replacements and Hiflex knee Replacements,
Unicompartmental Knee Replacments
Knee injuries and arthroscopic ACL reconstructions
Revision Hip and Knee replacements

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

  • W4200

    Complex primary total knee replacement (i.e. including bone graft, augmentation or osteotomy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

  • W3733

    Revision of total hip replacement (including insertion of reconstruction rings, plates, screws, etc., and/or impaction bone grafting to acetabulum and/or femur) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

  • W3713

    Complex primary total hip replacement (including bone grafting or femoral osteotomy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

  • W3945

    Open reduction and internal fixation for periprosthetic fracture around hip - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

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