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Mr Venkat started training in orthopaedics at Madras University in 1993 completing a Masters degree in Orthopaedics in 1996. He did further basic orthopaedic training in Yorkshire for 2 years completing his FRCS in 1998.
As a Higher Surgical trainee in Yorkshire from 1998 to 2004 he completed his FRCS in Orthopaedics in 2002 and completed an acclaimed one year fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Reading Shoulder Unit in 2004, And has been a Consultant since 2005.
Mr Venkat is a Consultant at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Leeds. Mr Venkat provides treatments for complex shoulder problems, impingement, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, cuff tear arthropathy, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulders, joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow.
He is also interested in sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow
He provides a one-stop clinic for the patients and uses ultrasound as part of the diagnostic work up.
Mr Venkat routinely performs arthroscopic shoulder, elbow and open shoulder and elbow surgery.
His services are complemented by the excellent state of the art radiology at Spire Leeds, Nuffield and Spire Elland Hospitals and rehabilitation and physiotherapy support at all the hospitals.
Areas of interest
Shoulder surgery; Sports injury to shoulder; elbow surgery; subacromial decompression; acromioplasty; arthroscopic surgery; stabilisation; fractures; shoulder dislocation; shoulder replacement; reverse shoulder replacement; rotator cuff; rotator cuff repair; impingement; ulnar nerve decompression; cubital tunnel syndrome; shoulder fractures; elbow fractures; biceps; biceps tendon repairs; pectoralis major repairs; clavicle fractures; shoulder pain; elbow pain; tennis elbow; golfers elbow; rugby injuries; cycling injuries; swimmers shoulder; acromioclavicular joint injuries; shoulder resurfacing; frozen shoulder; arthritis of the shoulder; arthritis of the elbow
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- Spire Elland Hospital Elland Lane ELLAND HX5 9EB
- 01422 324085
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- 01422 324041
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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 Surgeon at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Leeds
Mr Venkat is interested in shoulder surgery, rotator cuff disease, shoulder pain and instability. He has co-authored chapters in books on shoulder surgery. He has written numerous publications and presentations on upper limb and general trauma and runs courses for orthopaedic trainees
Mr Venkat enjoys cycling, swimming, skiing and long distance running.
•'Clinical Teaching Excellence' award 2014 by University of Leeds Medical School
•Good Surgical technique more important than number of Anchors _ Results of Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilisation, presented at The Yorkhire Regional Trainee won the best prize for a research paper 2012
• Age and Outcome in Carpal Tunnel decompression surgery
won the Fitton prize and £600 for the best paper by a trainee for the year 2000 -2001
Fewer Anchors achieves successful Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization :114 patients with 4 years follow-up. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow surgery March 2014 Vol 23 (3) pages 382- 387.
Intramedullary fixation for fractures of the proximal humerus. Orthopaedics and Trauma June 2013(Vol. 27 | No. 3 | Pages 144-148)
Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures with Stryker T2 Proximal Humeral Nail: A study of 61 cases. Shoulder & Elbow Jan 2013 vol 5 Issue 1: 48 - 55
Titanium Elastic Stable Intramedullary nailing of Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures: A review of 38 Cases. International Journal of Shoulder Surgery - Jul-Sep 2012 / Vol 6 / Issue 3 12
Intramedullary nailing for displaced proximal humeral fractures.J orthop surgery (Hong Kong). 2010 Dec;18(3):324-7.
Healing of Greater tuberosity in acute Shoulder hemiarthroplasty using an Accelerated Rehabilitation regime : Shoulder and Elbow Vol 2 (2) April 2010; 131-5.
Mid term Clinical and Sonographic outcome in arthroscopic repair of the Rotator Cuff. Journal of Bone and Joint Surg Br 2008 October; 90(10);1341-7
Arthroscopic capsular release for posttraumatic shoulder stiffness.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2008 May-Jun;17(3):410-4..
In vivo rotator cuff blood flow measurment using laser doppler flowmetry
Journal of Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Jul;90(7):893-8
Peripheral paresthesia in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Sep;127(7):609-12. Epub 2007 Jul 25.
Age – related outcome in carpal Tunnel Surgery.
Journal: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (B) July 2002. 84B; 5: 688-91
Early Experience with the PlantTan Fixator plate for 2 and 3 part fractures of the proximal humerus
Journal: Injury (36) 2005: 1190 -1196
Management of infections after Shoulder arthroplasty.
Venkateswaran B, Levy O
Chapter in The Brazilian Orthopaedic Association’s Publication on Shoulder Arthroplasty 2004
Surgical Approaches for instability Surgery of the shoulder
Venkateswaran B, Levy O, Copeland S
Chapter in ‘Current Orthopaedics’ on Instability of the Shoulder, 2004.
Resurfacing arthroplasty of the Shoulder
Venkateswaran B, Copeland S
As a Chapter for the book on “Shoulder Replacement in Osteoarthritis” from Centro Chirurgia, by Porcellini, Campi and Paladini, Bologna Publishing House,
- MBBS MS ortho FRCS Ortho FRCS Ortho - University of Glagow 2002 2002
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member of British and European Elbow and Shoulder Associations 2013
- Member of Specialist Orthopaedic Training Committee in Yorkshire 2012
- Honorary Senior Lecturer Orthopaedics, University of Leeds 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
- Classic Hospitals Longlands Consulting Rooms...
- 08:00 - 09:00
- 01924 410610
- Spire Elland Hospital Elland Lane ELLAND HX5...
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 01422 324020
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
Elland 01422 324000
Nuffield and Spire Leeds 0113 388 2009