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Mr Rao studied Medicine at the University of St Andrews, graduating with Honours in Bachelor of Science. He completed his education in surgery at the University of Victoria Manchester.
He was trained in Orthopaedics on the Cambridge program at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and gained experience in the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.
He completed a fellowship in Colorado, USA and gained further International experience with a travelling Fellowship including Australia and China.
Mr Rao specialises in hip and knee surgery.
Areas of interest
Lower limb arthroplasty; Arthroplasty; Arthroscopy; Hip replacement surgery; Joint replacements; Knee replacement surgery; hip replacement; knee pain; hip pain; knee fracture hip impingement; arthritis; hip fracture; meniscal tear; menisectomy; repair of meniscus; unicompartmental knee replacement; patient specific implants; revision surgery;
- Joanna Rosedale
- Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital Wrexham Road CHESTER CH4 7QP
- 07932 798812
- 01244 680812
Anaesthetists worked with
- Chester Anaesthetics Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Mr Rao was appointed as a consultant at the Countess of Chester in 2002. He has held a busy practice and has been the lead clinician for Orthopaedics for 5 years. He is currently the Clinical director for Planned Care.
He has an hoary contract at Both the University of Liverpool As well as at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital.
NJR and Outcome Data
Proms data effect from environmental factors
Mr Rao loves football. He has little time for this as he spends much of his spare time transporting his children to their activities. He also enjoys photography and cooking. He notes that there are many parallels to getting a good recipe right which are noticed in surgery
Fellow of the Royal Collage of Surgeons
Examiner for the Royal Court of Intercollegiate Office
(Additional) Languages spoken
American Journal of Sports Medicine
Selected papers in Orthopaedics
Courses offered to GPs
Mr Rao is available to present educational talks to both clinicians and patient groups alike.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk/SurgeonProfile?gmccode=3555187
Low Complication rate
Low Infection risk
Low Readmission rate
Very high patient satisfaction
- BSc (Hons) St Andrews 1988
- Mb ChB (Vic) University of Manchester 1991
- FRCS Royal College Of Surgeons 1995
- FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Intercollegiate 2001
- Fellowship Rocky Mountain Hospital Denver 2002
Reference number 3555187
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Lead Examiner Intercollegiate board 2010
Details of entry to specialist register
- Orthopaedic Specialist Register, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
British Association of Knee Surgeons
British Medical Association
General Medical Council Registration
- Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital, CH4 7QP
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01244 366395
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.