Consultant Profile

Mr Ram Venkatesh

Mr Ram Venkatesh MS FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Knee arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction
Meniscal repair
Cartilage salvage surgery
Knee replacements (unicompartmental, total knee, revision knee)
Minimal invasive and computer navigated knee surgery
Patello-femoral problems
Sports injury

Research interests:

High flexion in knee arthroplasty
Cartilage transplant
Patella in total knee arthroplasty
Graft fixation in ACL reconstruction
ACL rehabilitation
Tissue engineering

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
Royal College of Surgeons

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Sarah Annesley
Private secretary telephone number:
07944 876 470
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Venkatesh graduated in medicine from Madras, India in 1991 and then did a masters programme in orthopaedic surgery in Calcutta. There he was awarded the Presidents Gold medal by the West Bengal Orthopaedic Association.

Mr Venkatesh then did his higher surgical training in the UK on the Wessex rotation. During this period he trained extensively in knee surgery, lower limb arthoplasty and foot and ankle surgery. He trained as a senior registrar under Mr Neil Thomas, the then President of BASK and subsequently did a 16 month fellowship in knee surgery at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Mr Venkatesh's fellowship period involved a high volume of soft tissue knee work, total knee, uni-compartmental knee and revision knee arthroplasty.

He has special interests in meniscal repair, cartilage salvage surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, achieving high flexion in knee arthroplasty and management of knee osteoarthritis in young patients, minimal invasive surgery and accelerated rehabilitation.

Personal profile:

Mr Ram Venkatesh's main outside interests are walking, badminton and more recently golf. He follows international cricket and Premiership football closely. He also has an avid interest in music, travel and antiques.

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Mr Ram Venkatesh

Mr Ram Venkatesh Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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