Consultant Profile

Mr Gorav Datta

Mr Gorav Datta MD, FRCS(Tr &Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Keyhole Hip Surgery
  • Keyhole Knee Surgery
Research interests:

Mr Datta's research thesis entitled "Changes in Paraspinal Muscle as a Result of Surgery and its Impact on Outcome" was a collaborative project at Imperial College London between the Musculoskeletal and Neursurgical Departments. The research investigated muscle damage following spinal surgery as well as methods to reduce damage and improve outcome. Results were published in Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical journals.

Mr Datta has also conducted research into femoro-acetabular impingment following acetabular fractures, and has numerous publications in other areas of research as well as a chapter in the Stanmore Operative guide.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Southampton University Hospitals Trusts

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 433 4929
Private secretary fax:
033 0323 0254
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Gorav specialises in all forms of knee and hip surgery; including soft tissue and joint preserving surgery, arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty. In addition, he is the regional lead for pelvic and acetabular reconstruction providing a tertiary referral service for the Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire areas in this complex field of expertise, which is centralised at UHS . Gorav is also the sarcoma lead at UHS, assessing patients with new primary bone and soft tissue malignancies and treating patients with secondary malignancies.

Gorav provides innovative treatments to patients including growth factor treatments in chronic tendinopathies and osteoarthritis, and hip joint preserving surgery (hip arthroscopy and femoral head resculpting).

Gorav is actively involved in research having completed his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) research degree at Imperial College London. He has numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and is actively involved in teaching of undergraduates and surgical trainees at UHS. He supervises medical students in their BMed Sciences projects, and has recently been made Trauma research lead at UHS.

Personal profile:

Gorav was educated at St Paul’s School in London and read medicine at University College London. He enjoys most sports and plays golf, football, and cricket regularly for local teams. Gorav lives locally in Southampton with his wife and four children.

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Mr Gorav Datta

Mr Gorav Datta Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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