Mr Yadu Shankarappa's orthopaedic practise philosophy is based on trying as far as possible to maintain the patients natural joints and tissues and repair or reconstruct them, with a view to early return to normal function.
Following his Orthopaedic Training and specialisation, Mr Shankarappa worked as an Associate Professor in Orthopaedics in a prestigious Medical College in Bangalore, India. He then received further training in the UK, Germany and Canada doing advanced Trauma and Orthopaedic Fellowships and Specialisation. Mr Shankarappa was awarded the Khazenifar Gold Medal for the Best Performance in the M.Ch.Ortho., Liverpool Exam. He has worked in the UK since 1989 and as a Consultant in the UK since 1993. He is a full time NHS Consultant.
Mr Shankarappa specialises in lower limb adult orthopaedics.
Hip replacements - cemented and uncemented
Knee replacements, Total knee and Unicondylar knee replacement.
Knee corrective osteotomy-correct deformity and preserve the natural joint.
Knee Arthroscopic surgery
Cruciate ligament reconstruction
Knee articular surface damage repair surgery with cartilage grafting , mosaicplasty, osteoarticular transfer surgery (OATS)—to preserve the natural knee and prevent rapid onset of crippling osteoarthritis.