Consultant Profile

Mr Shivanand S Geeranavar

Mr Shivanand S Geeranavar MBBS, MS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (Glas), MCh(Orthopaedics), FRCSEd(Orthopaedics)
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Rotator cuff and shoulder joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic, carpal tunnel,various hand conditions, reconstructive and knee replacement surgery, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of various joints.

Research interests:

Rotator cuff disease, young patients with osteoarthritis of knee, patellofemoral arthritis, role of shoulder replacement for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sandwell General Hospital

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

Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of British Society of Surgery of Knee
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
British Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
General Medical Council
Indian Orthopaedic Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 580 9636
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. Shivanand S Geeranavar MS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Glas), MCh(Orth), FRCSEd (Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Injury surgeon has a special interest in knee and shoulder surgery. His NHS practice is at Sandwell West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, West Midlands.

Mr. Geeranavar trained in South East Thames Orthopaedic training scheme, Guys, St Thomas¿s and Kings College associated hospitals with further training at University of Liverpool. He passed the FRCS(Ed) and FRCS (Glas) exam in 1979 and M Ch Orthopaedics, Liverpool in 1982 and FRCS Ed Orthopaedics in 1983. He worked as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from 1984 to 1992 overseas. He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sandwell West Birmingham Hospitals, West Midlands in 1993

From 1984 to 1992, he took the opportunity to visit several international centres and underwent training in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle joints. He has maintained this interest. He has performed hundreds of total hip and total knee replacements, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, and multi-ligament reconstructions of knee. Currently he performs minimal invasive total hip, total knee and shoulder replacements. He also performs a full range of arthroscopic shoulder operations, shoulder stabilisations, rotator cuff repairs and reconstructive surgery for fractures around the shoulder.

Mr. Geeranavar regularly attends the American Academy meetings and British British Orthopaedic Association, British Society of the Knee and Shoulder surgery meetings. He has a flexible appointment system focused on patient needs and able to offer very high quality care. He works with excellent group of physiotherapists and rehabilitation team.

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