Mr Samuel Rajaratnam: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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  • Knee

About me

Mr. Sam Rajaratnam FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) is a leading Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in all aspects of knee surgery.

He has recently taken up post as the “Head of Department- Knee Surgery” at the Schoen Clinic in Wigmore Street which is a new, dedicated world class private Orthopaedic hospital in the Harley Street Medical Area of London.

He also practices at the Horder centre in Crowborough, East Sussex, which is a centre of excellence for Orthopaedic Care in the U.K.

Sam performs amongst the highest number of successful knee replacements on the UK National Joint Registry (approximately 500 Joint Replacements each year) with excellent outcomes, and is an expert on rapid recovery techniques .

He has developed an expert multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent care and rapid recovery surrounding Joint Replacement Surgery.

Sam also treats numerous Professional and Amateur sportsmen with soft tissue injuries to their knee and performs over a 100 ACL reconstructions annually as Day case procedures.

He is interested in Stem Cells and Biological solutions for treating appropriate cartilage defects in the knee.

Training and Awards

Mr Rajaratnam trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital in London and qualified with a First Class degree in anatomy and an MBBS in 1997.

He trained via the Royal College of Surgeons, England at numerous centres of excellence in the U.K. and then Australia.

Sam was awarded the “Walter Mercer Gold Medal” for the best performance throughout Great Britain and Ireland in the final FRCS Orthopaedics examination in 2006.

He was the British Orthopaedic Association Ambassador to Hong Kong in 2007 and worked in Sydney Australia at some of the world’s best knee injury units before being appointed Consultant Surgeon in the U.K. in 2008, and now enjoys an excellent national reputation as a leading knee surgeon.

He lectures internationally on advances in Knee Surgery and Rapid recovery following surgery of the knee.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery; Partial and total knee replacement; Complex revision knee replacement; Knee ligament reconstruction; knee cartilage repair; Stem Cell treatments and biological repair of cartilage surface defects; Knee pain; Knee swelling; Knee injury; Meniscus; Meniscal tear; Meniscus Repair; Knee ligament; Knee fracture; ACL; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; Knee Arthroscopy; ACL reconstruction; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction; Revision ACL; Knee Dislocation; Tendon injuries; Knee wear; Knee Arthritis; Knee Osteoarthritis; Knee replacement; HTO; Osteotomy; Knee cap pain; Patellofemoral syndrome; Patellofemoral pain; Knee Ski injury; soft tissue knee

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Procedures completed

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)

    The Horder Centre (1-5)

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    The Horder Centre (5-50)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    The Horder Centre (1-5)

  • W4200

    Complex primary total knee replacement (i.e. including bone graft, augmentation or osteotomy) - (5-50)

  • W7410

    Multiple ligament reconstruction of knee (including posterior cruciate ligament) - (1-5)

  • W8580

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - bilateral - (1-5)

    The Horder Centre (1-5)

  • W3090

    Core decompression of knee - (1-5)

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