Consultant Profile

Mr Raghuram Thonse

Mr Raghuram Thonse MBBS, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FRCS Ed, FRCS (Tr & Orth), Dipl. Sports & Exercise Medicine
Practicing at:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Ligament and cartilage injuries of knee
Hip and knee replacements
Sports injuries of hip and knee joints
Young arthritic knee
Patello-femoral problems

Research interests:

Outcomes in Joint Replacements

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic and Lower Limb Surgeon, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 929 5181
Tuesday Morning
Background Information 
Professional profile:
  • Medical School training with a Gold medal, 3 Distinctions and National Merit Scholarship
  • Interest and training in Orthopaedic surgery started at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, the premier institute at New Delhi
  • Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery in the United Kingdom in Yorkshire and Northern Ireland
  • Specialist training in Knee Surgery in Bournemouth
  • Specialist Hip Surgery training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
  • Specialist training in limb reconstruction at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopaedics, Baltimore, USA



  • FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2008 with Sir Walter Mercer Medal
  • Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK&I) in 2008 with Macleod medal
  • BOA Young Ambassador 2009 to HKOA meeting, Hong Kong
  • ASG (Austria, Switzerland and Germany) travelling Fellowship 2010: as BOA representative along with 2 American (AOA) fellows


Special clinical interests:

  • Arthroscopic knee surgery including meniscus, cartilage lesions and ligament injuries
  • Knee arthroplasty - primary and revision
  • Hip arthroplasty – primary and revision
  • Treatment of other conditions in hip and knee with modalities other than joint replacement
  • Complex lower limb trauma including circular fixators and minimally invasive fracture fixation
  • Sports injuries of the Knee and the Hip
Personal profile:

I am married with 2 children. I like spending time with my family trying to balance my family commitments with my passion for research.

I also teach in courses outside of my routine work including the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course.

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Mr Raghuram Thonse

Mr Raghuram Thonse Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Wirral, Merseyside, private hospital specialist.

Lunchtime Surgery Visit Service at Spire Murrayfield

Spire Murrayfield, Wirral offers GP's and other Healthcare Professionals the opportunity to arrange for Mr Raghuram Thonse, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, to visit their surgery, at a pre-arranged date, to give an in-depth presentation, with the opportunity to ask questions afterwards. Certificates of attendance will be issued to ALL who attend.

Current Topics:
The Management of Articular Cartilage Defects
The Young Arthritic Knee
Sporting Injuries of the Hip and Knee

Availability: Thursday lunchtime

Please Email: to arrange a convenient date.

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