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Mr Somashekar was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals in 2011. His Orthopaedic training was in London in the St Mary’s/ Charing Cross/Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Rotation with Fellowship training in Knee and Sports injury at the Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol and Trauma Surgery at St Mary’s Trauma Centre, Paddington.
Mr Somashekar has written and contributed to publications in the field of knee surgery. He teaches medical students and junior doctors including specialist trainees in Orthopaedics.
Areas of interest
Knee: Mr Somashekar’s special interest is treatment of knee cartilage and ligament injuries with an emphasis on injury prevention. He also specialises in the treatment of arthritis especially in young patients.
Knee procedures :
ACL reconstruction (ligament reconstruction),
Knee arthroscopy (cartilage repair),
Meniscus repair, cartilage regeneration
Total knee replacement,
Unicompartmental knee replacement (partial knee replacement),
Patello-femoral knee replacement (knee cap replacement),
Patellar re-alignment surgery
Tibial Tubercle Transfer and MPFL(Medial Patello-Femoral Ligament) reconstruction;
High Tibial osteotomy.
Total hip replacement
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Nisha Nimalan Fee Assured
- Dr James Harris Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals
Knee sports injuries
- FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics Royal College of Surgeons 2009
- Fellowship in Knee sports injuries and arthroplasty Jonathan Webb Clinic, Bristol 2010
- Trauma Fellowship St Mary's Hospital (Trauma centre) 2011
Reference number 4604271
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specilist Register- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Post treatment communication
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