Consultant Profile

Mr Mehool (Mez) Acharya

Mr Mehool (Mez) Acharya BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Medico-legal
Special clinical interests:

Young adult hip surgery
Complex revision (re do) surgery around the hip
Pelvic reconstruction

Research interests:

Outcome following hip and knee arthroplasty
Pelvic and acetabular trauma / complex trauma
Management of pelvic discontinuity

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon – North Bristol NHS Trust (Southmead Hospital)

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

General Medical Council
Medical Protection Society
Royal College of Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 317 1791
Private secretary:
Lucy Ryan
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 317 1791
Private secretary fax:
0117 973 8678
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, am or pm. Also Friday pm/evening.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I studied at The University of Leeds Medical School.  I intercalated and attained a first class honors degree in Anatomy in 1995.  After graduating from medical school I continued my basic surgical training in Liverpool and Leicester becoming a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh.  I then undertook two years of clinical research at the University of Leicester.  My higher surgical training was completed on the South Trent rotation.  I spent one year in Bristol, subspecialising in pelvic and acetabular trauma/complex trauma and spent a further year in Perth, Western Australia, specialising in complex hip and knee arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty.

I took up my consultant post at Frenchay and the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead in Bristol as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in orthopaedic trauma and lower limb joint replacement, in particular pelvic reconstruction, complex trauma, hip and knee replacement and revision hip surgery.  I am keen to individualise treatment for each patient and offer both operative and non-operative treatment modalities.

I am currently the Audit lead for the Orthopaedic and Trauma Department at North Bristol and I also represent the musculoskeletal department as Lead Clinician for venous throboembolism (VTE).

I am dedicated to teaching both undergraduates and postgraduate trainees and have a number of publications in peer reviewed journals.

Personal profile:

I live in Bristol with my wife and two young daughters.

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Mr Mehool (Mez) Acharya

Mr Mehool (Mez) Acharya Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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