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Mr Dipak Raj is a Specialist Knee and Hip surgeon. He did his basic surgical training in India. He did part of his orthopaedic training in India. He completed his specialist training in orthopaedic surgery from Oxford Deanery. He developed an interest in knee and hip surgery fairly early in his career, having worked with some famous knee and hip surgeons. After completion of his training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery from Oxford, he did a fellowship in lower limb arthroplasty and soft tissue knee reconstruction in Cambridge. He has continued his interest in knee surgery and likes to stay at the forefront of technology. He routinely performs uni-compartmental knee replacements, as well as patello-femoral replacements. He has extensive experience in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty (replacement). He has developed special interest in knee arthroscopy and arthroscopic sports surgery and ligament reconstruction of the knee (Including Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction).
Areas of interest
Knee: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction • Knee replacement surgery • Arthroscopy • Knee surgery • Sports injuries • Degenerative knee disorders • Anterior knee pain • Knee arthroscopy • Hip: Total hip replacement • Snappy hip syndrome • Young adult hip problems • Sports injury surgery •
- Knee and Hip Specialist Service
- Sports Injury Symposium for GPs, A&E Doctors and Physiotherapists
- Musculo-skeletal course for General Practitioners
- Medical Job Interview Course For Doctors and GP Trainees
- Medical Job Interview E-book for GP Trainees
- FRCS Orth course for senior orthopaedic trainees
Current NHS consultant posts held
Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston Lincolnshire, PE21 9QS
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Guest Speaker: Annual Conference, Indian Orthopaedic association, Chennai, India 2012
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hebrew (modern)
Patellofemoral arthroplasty: Should we do it? http://www.boneandjoint.org.uk/content/patellofemoral-arthroplasty-should-we-do-it 2013
Intrapelvic Dislocation of the Proximal Part of the Femur with Fracture of the Acetabulum: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connector 2012, 2:e15 1-3
Long term results of the Corin C-Fit uncemented total hip arthroplasty in young patients. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Dec;128(12):1391-5.
Stem fracture of a collarless, polished, double-taper cemented femoral prosthesis (CPT) Acta Orthop. Belg. 2008:74, 697-699.
Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection following arthroscopy of the knee joint. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006 Nov:88(7):675-6.
Copeland surface replacement of the shoulder. Results of an hydroxyapatite-coated cementless implant in patients over 80 years of age. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2007 Nov;89(11):1466-9.
Role of Russell-Taylor Delta reconstruction Nail in the management of complex proximal femoral fractures. Indian J Orthopaedics 2005 April; 39(2):99-103.
Treatment of unstable distal radial fractures by intrafocal, intramedullary K-wires. Injury 2001; Volume 32 Number 5: 383-390.
Efficacy of enoxaparin in preventing thromboembolic complications in total knee arthroplasty. Indian J Orthopaedics 1998;32(4):275-8.
Cauda equina syndrome secondary to lumbar disc herniation. Acta Orthop Belg. 2008 Aug;74(4):522-7.
Operative management of legg-calve-perthes disease: what and when. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2001 Jan:35(1)
Prophylaxis against thrombo embolism in spinal surgery, Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Dec;128(12):1365-71.
Analysis of predictors of blood transfusion in hip arthroplasty. JBJS Br 2009
Resurfaced but not replaced- Glenoid treatment for shoulder resurfacing arthroplasty. JBJS 2008
A comparison of pain, strength, range of motion, and functional outcome after hemiarthroplasty and total shoulder arthroplasty with Copeland surface replacement arthroplasty(CSRA). JBJS 2008
Copeland surface replacement arthroplasty of the shoulder for severe bone loss – extending the frontiers. JBJS 2006
Role of Russell-Taylor Delta reconstruction Nail in the management of complex proximal femoral fractures. JBJS 1999
Comparative interspeciality operative audit. BJS 1993
An inter-speciality audit of operative workload. SICOT 134.
Courses offered to GPs
Sports injury symposium - Orthopaediceducation.org.uk
MSK for GPS, Physis- Orthopaediceducation.org.uk
The symposium is designed for professionals with an interest in musculo-skeletal medicine, particularly relating to sports injuries.
- FRCS (Tr and Orth) Intercollegiate Specialty Board 2006
- Shoulder Fellow Steve Copeland, Reading 2004
- Hip and Knee Fellow Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 2008
Reference number 4377968
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
General Medical Council
- BMI The Lincoln Hospital
- 16:00 - 18:00
- 0845 643 9597
- Boston West Hospital
- 12:30 - 15:30
- 0845 643 9597
- The Bostonian Private Wing
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0845 643 9597
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
0845 643 9597
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: Dipakraj1959