Mr Dush Thakkar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MS, Mch Orth (Liverpool) FRCS (Orth) (Intercollegiate Board)

Specialises in

I have been a practising Orthopaedic surgeon since 1982 and have held a substantive consultant post in the NHS since 2002. I retired from the NHS in 2015 to work full time in Private Practice.

I am a general orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in management of acute low back pain and sciatica, hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopic surgery of the knee.

The number of arthroscopies of the knee performed every year is a minimum of a 100 and at least 35 hip and knee replacements every year.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Dush Thakkar at Spire include:

Other treatments

Facet joint injections, lumbar spine and sacro-coccygeal joint injection. 

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

Management of acute knee injuries and acute sciatica Spinal decompression for disc prolapse and spinal stenosis Lower limb joint replacement, ligament reconstruction in the knee and ankle Sports injuries to thes spine and lower limbs Acute low back pain All hip problems Bunions and Toe Deformity surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MS Orth / Mumbai / 1975
Master of surgery (Orthopaedics)

MchOrth / Liverpool / 1978
Mastership in Orthopaedics (Liverpool University)

FRCSOrth / London / 2000
Royal college of Surgeons of England Orthopaedics Exam

Professional memberships

Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Current NHS posts

Medway Hospital, Chatham, Kent.

Personal profile

I enjoy Bollywood music and eating out. 

Contact information

Telephone 020 8901 5555
Private secretary Debra Siu
Private secretary telephone 01923 804777
Private secretary email