Consultant Profile

Mr George Tselentakis

Mr George Tselentakis FRCS (Tr & Orth), PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:
  • Arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Meniscal repair
  • Cartilage regeneration surgery
  • Autologous chondrocyte grafting (cartilage implantation)
  • Total knee replacement surgey, partial knee replacement surgery
  • Computer assisted surgery
Research interests:

As above

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at East Surrey Hospital

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Association of the knee
Royal College of Surgeons
Specialty Training Committee Member
Orthopaedic tutor

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01293 778 992 (private secretary)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr George Tselentakis is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Gatwick Park private hospital in Horley, specialising in knee surgery and sports injuries, for patients in Surrey and Sussex, in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Mr George Tselentakis, a specialist knee surgeon, came to the UK after qualifying in Greece. He underwent basic surgical training in London SW Thames and after passing his FRCS in 1994 he undertook a year of research at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry with Professor J.B Richardson. His research was awarded with a PhD.

Mr Tselentakis received his higher orthopaedic training in Manchester; he completed his training by undertaking a knee fellowship in 2001 at the Royal Bolton Hospital and also visited a number of internationally renowned knee centres.

After his knee fellowship he concentrated on his clinical and research interests in arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery.

As a specialist knee surgeon in Surrey, his clinical practice involves all aspects of knee surgery. More specifically anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscal repairs and articular cartilage regeneration techniques such as microfracture and autologous chondrocyte (cartilage) implantation. As well as total and partial knee replacements using new computer assisted surgery technology.

Personal profile:

My main hobbies include basketball and motor racing. I like to read mathematics and contemporary philosophy/popular science. I am married with three children.

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Mr George Tselentakis

Mr George Tselentakis, Orthopaedic surgeon, knee surgeon, Horley, Surrey

Knees-up now for Kirsten after pioneering operation

After a head-on car crash, driver Kirsten Pitman faced the prospect of life in a wheelchair when specialists told her she would have great difficulty when walking. Read more about how Mr George Tselentakis at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital performed the operation and changed Kirsten's life.
Read the full story here or view go to Crawley News

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