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Mr Dinesh Nathwani is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Cleveland Clinic London.
He has a special interest in knee reconstruction, both acute soft tissue and bone conserving arthroplasty using Computer Navigated and Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery. His areas of expertise include:
• NAVIO/CORI handheld robotic knee surgery system
• Biopoly knee implants
• Knee reconstruction
• Sports injuries
• Computer assisted knee surgery
• Bone conserving (partial) joint replacements:
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
Mensical repair and replacement
Cartilage Reconstruction of the Knee
Dinesh Nathwani has over 28 years of surgical experience including 18 years as a Consultant Knee Specialist and has pioneered the use of navigation and robotic knee replacement techniques and implant design for partial and total knee replacements in the UK.
Dinesh Nathwani was appointed as Consultant and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College in 2004. He is the current President of CAOS UK (Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery UK).
Mr Nathwani graduated from Sheffield University Medical School in 1991 and undertook his surgical training in the North West Mersey Rotation. In 2005 he completed a Computer Assisted Surgery Fellowship in Perth, Western Australia and a fellowship in sports knee ligament reconstruction and unicompartmental knee replacement in Sydney, Australia.
Mr Nathwani’s research interests are focused on continuing development of the techniques of knee reconstruction using Computer Aided techniques and performs all his knee replacements using the technology. He sits on a number of development panels to advance the research and development of this technology. Dinesh Nathwani is also a faculty member on several national and international knee and trauma reconstruction courses teaching surgeons of all grades.
Areas of interest
Knee Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Arthroscopy; cartilage Reconstructive surgery; Sports injuries; Computer assisted and robotic partial and total knee replacement; Robotic knee replacement; Cartilage repair and resurfacing.
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon North West London NHS Clinical Reference Group.
President CAOS UK (Computer assisted Orthopaedic Surgery UK)
Mr Nathwani has over 28 years of Orthopaedic Surgical experience. He has an expertise in technology assisted knee surgery and has used Computers and Robotics for all his Partial and Total knee replacements since being appointed as a substantive Knee Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare in 2004.He is currently involved in trials for novel cartilage resurfacing implants such as the Biopoly chondral resurfacing system for knees-where he was the first surgeon in the World to implant this novel prosthesis for cartilage defects as part of a multicentre NIHR UK trial in 2012. Currently, he is leading trials of Robot assisted knee replacements at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is an Orthopaedic research advisor for the Hamlyn Centre of Robotics at Imperial College and is one of the Key European and Global Opinion Leaders in Robotic Knee Surgery acting as a senior advisor in development of the software and hardware platforms currently in use globally.
Any remaining spare time is spent with his family often in the mountains either skiing or trekking. He also enjoys playing tennis (badly!).
As part of my employment with Cleveland Clinic London outcomes are reported to PHIN and the major National Registries.
- MBchB Sheffield University 1991
- Computer Assisted Surgery Fellowship Perth, Australia 2004
- Knee Ligament Reconstruction Fellowship Sydney, Australia 2005
- MSc (Orth. Eng.) University of Wales, Cardiff 2001
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons-Dublin 2001
Reference number 3555417
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery), 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
2020 Knee Group
Faculty Member/President of CAOS UK (computer assisted orthopaedic surgery)
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