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Mr. Lakdawala is an experienced surgeon who has a special interest in knee and sports surgery, knee replacement surgery and complex fractures. He is one of the very few surgeons who uses Ortho-pilot ™, a computer navigation programme for improved surgical accuracy during knee replacement. He performs knee ligament reconstructions such as Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction, arthroscopic knee procedures and offers treatment of knee meniscal tears and cartilage injuries including meniscal repair and cartilage regeneration procedures.
He spent 18 months in orthopaedic research at Royal London Hospital and Holly House Hospital. He was selected for higher specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the West-Midlands where he trained at the internationally known hospitals like Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital ( formerly Selly Oak Hospital ). Following that, he was selected to the post of Senior Clinical Fellow at world renowned knee fellowship centres at King’s College Hospital, London and Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Trust.
He is actively involved in teaching and training, has published in international journals and presented papers at international conferences and meetings. He is also an examiner for the Warwick Medical School and trainer for junior doctors and senior registrars.
He has been appointed as the Regional Director for Royal College of Surgeon of England (RCSE) and chairs the professional affairs board in the West-Midlands. His work with the RCSE is mainly about improving surgical standards, patient care and improving surgical training.
He enjoys Cricket, Football, reading about History and extremely interested in new and emerging technology.
Areas of interest
Knee Replacement; Computer Navigated Knee Replacement; Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction; Treatment of knee injuries; Reconstruction of knee ligaments; Arthroscopic (Keyhole) knee surgery; Meniscal repair; Cartilage regeneration procedures; Lower limb Fracture Management
Current NHS consultant posts held
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
EXCEL Award - Compassion . Nominated by a patient.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Fluent
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- FRCS (Tr &Orth) Royal College of Surgeon of England 2010
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- Computer Navigation Knee Surgery B. Braun - Germany 2016
Reference number 5188697
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Regional Director - West Midlands Royal College of Surgeons of England 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT - Certificate for Completion of Training, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
BASK - British Association for Surgery of the Knee
RCSE - Royal College of Surgeons of England
- University Hospital SiteClifford Bridge...
- 15:00 - 20:00
- 024 7664 7000
Post treatment communication
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