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Mr Akash Patel

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Last updated: 2 May 2020

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

Mr Akash Patel is a double-fellowship trained Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, with subspeciality interest in Hip and Knee disorders. His key focus is to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients, utilising proven evidence-based technologies and enhanced recovery. His expertise and specialist surgical interests include joint replacements, arthroscopy (key hole surgery) and sports injuries. He also uses modern, non-operative treatments for management of hip and knee disorders, including biologics and bracing.

He graduated from University College London (2005) and was selected to undertake trauma and orthopaedic training on the Imperial Northwest London rotation. He was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (England), followed by prestigious specialist UK hip/knee fellowships at Royal Berkshire and Royal Free London Hospitals. His experience and skills were further enhanced at world class international units. These included Royal North Shore Hospital (Australia), ESSKA Knee Fellowship (Germany, France, Holland), Trauma Travelling Fellowship (South Africa) and International Healthcare Leadership Programme (Switzerland).

In addition, Mr Patel has completed BSc (UCL) and MSc (Evidence Based Orthopaedics – Warwick University) under the guidance of Professor Matt Costa (Oxford University). He has published research extensively, and presented nationally/internationally, winning numerous prizes. He is also Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University College London and Imperial College London.

Mr Patel has a keen interest in sports, exercise and surgical education. Specifically, advanced orthopaedic training for healthcare professionals. He is Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor (Royal College of Surgeons). Mr Patel is also director for multiple national Orthopaedic surgical training courses.

He also ran the London Marathon and raised more than £3000 for the Children's Trust Charity. He enjoys keeping fit and lives with his family in North London, where he was born.

Areas of interest

Sports injuries;

Knee - arthroscopic (key hole) surgery, meniscal/cartilage repair, micro fracture, ligament reconstruction, kneecap stabilisation, injections (PRP), knee replacement;

Hip - arthroscopic (key hole) surgery, hip replacement, injections;

Trauma - general trauma, complex lower limb trauma

Age range: Teenagers to adult.

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