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Mr George Tselentakis is a highly qualified and experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon.
He is the Orthopaedic Lead Clinician at East Surrey University Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.
His private practice is based at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital and Ramsay Northdowns Hospital .
Mr Tselentakis is responsible for the training of medical students, junior doctors and also senior surgical trainees with an interest in knee surgery under his Knee Fellowship Program.
He came to the UK after obtaining his medical degree in Greece in 1989.
Mr Tselentakis underwent basic surgical training in the London SW Thames region.
After passing his FRCS in 1994, he undertook a year of research at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry with Professor J.B Richardson.
His research on assessing healing in Callotasis was awarded with a PhD.
Mr Tselentakis received his higher specialist orthopaedic training in Manchester, which was completed by undertaking a Knee Fellowship in 2001 at the Royal Bolton Hospital and visiting a number of nationally and internationally renowned knee centres.
Mr Tselentakis was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at East Surrey Hospital in 2002 and he is currently the Lead Clinician in the Orthopaedic department.
After his appointment he has developed his interest further, offering a comprehensive service for simple and complex Knee problems.
As a specialist knee surgeon, his clinical practice involves all aspects of knee surgery.
More specifically, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscal repairs and articular cartilage regeneration techniques such as microfracture and autologous chondrocyte (cartilage) implantation, as well as total and partial knee replacements and complex revision surgery.
Mr Tselentakis has authored book chapters and scientific articles published in peer reviewed journals and maintains an active interest in research and new developments.
Areas of interest
Arthroscopy; Knee replacement surgery; Knee surgery; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Reconstructive surgery; revision surgery , Cartilage repair; Lower limb disorders,
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic & Knee Surgeon
Lead Clinician in Orthopaedics
East Surrey University Hospital
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
Brighton & Sussex Medical School
Articulate cartilage regeneration and transplantation
Five Clinical excellence awards by Surrey & Sussex Health Authority
Post graduate college approved Fellowship in Knee surgery
Use of periosteal markers and DXA scans to monitor healing in callotasis
Book Chapter 20 Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction Surgery, pp157-169
'Elective Orthopaedic Procedures' book edited by Professor Giannoudis of Leeds Universty
Publication Date: 03/02/2012
Book chapter 22 'Osteoporotic proximal femoral fractures'
G.Tselentakis, A. Kantak
'Surgical and Medical Treatment of Osteoporotic Principles and Practice'
Edited by Professors P.V. Giannoudis and T. Einhorn
Publishing House CRC Press/ Taylor & Francis
Dexa-scan can be used to determine fracture stiffness in callotasis segments.
JPO, Part B, Volume 10, Number 3, pp248-254
Preoperative equinus angle and prognosis in CTEV
JPO, Part B, Volume 9, Number 3 pp201-206
R.Wade, G. Tselentakis, J.B.Richardson, A.Roberts, A. New
Malunion in lower limb: effect of level and angle on function
Br JBJS vol 81-B pp312-316
G.Tselentakis, et al
A lethal vascular injury following total hip replacement
Hip International, Vol 7 No 2, pp78-80
G. Tselentakis, et.al
The behaviour of the periosteum during callotasis
JPO B(2003);12(4) 277-283
6. P. G.Tselentakis, et.al
Avascular necrosis of the intermediate cuneiform
J Pediatr Orthop B. 2003 Nov;12(6):402-5
Stiffness measurements to assess healing in bone transport
Journal of Orthopaedic Traumatology Volume 7, Number 2, 84-8, June 2006
8. Tselentakis G, et.al
Correction of simple and complex pediatric deformities using the Taylor-Spatial Frame.
J Pediatr Orthop. 2008 Sep;28(6):640-7.
Navigation Knee Replacement
Int Orthop. 2009 Feb;33(1):7-10. Epub 2008 Oct 29. Review
Tselentakis G, et.al
Revision of failed anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with quadrupled semitendinosus allograft: intermediate –term allograft
Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol,April 2015 (3)515-523
11. Tselentakis G et.al
Effects of fat pad excision on length of the patellar tendon after total knee replacement
J Orthop. 2015 Jun 13;12(4):197-204. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2015.05.015. eCollection 2015.
12. Tselentakis, G et al
Fracture of femoral component in unicompartmental knee replacement: a case report and literature review
Current Orthopaedic Practice:
July/August 2015 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 438–442
Courses offered to GPs
Annual lectures to GPs , physiotherapists, healthcare professional, medical students , junior surgeons etc
Reference number 3307009
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)
Arthroscopic meniscal repair - (5-50)
Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic and meniscectomy) - (5-50)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)
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