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Mr George Tselentakis

Mr George Tselentakis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
FRCS (Tr & Orth), PhD

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr George Tselentakis at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Professional profile

Mr George Tselentakis is a highly qualified and experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon. He is the Orthopaedic Lead Clinician at East Surrey University Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. He was appointed the position of Consultant Orthopaedic & Knee Surgeon at East Surrey University Hospital in 2002.

His current practice encompasses partial, total knee replacements and complex revision surgery, ligament reconstruction (ACL, PCL, multiple ligaments) surgery, meniscal surgery, cartilage regeneration procedures such as microfracture, autologous chondrocyte implantation, chondrotissue as well as autologous cellular treatments with PRP injections etc.

Mr Tselentakis is responsible for the training of medical students, junior doctors and also senior surgical trainees with an interest in knee surgery under his Knee Fellowship Program. He came to the UK after qualifying in Greece. He underwent basic surgical training in London SW Thames, after passing his FRCS in 1994 he undertook research which was awarded with a PhD at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry, with Professor J.B Richardson. Upon completion of his research, Mr Tselentakis joined the North West Rotation where he received his higher orthopaedic surgical training in Manchester; he completed his training by passing the FRCS (Tr&Orth) exam and undertaking a knee fellowship in 2001 at the Royal Bolton Hospital as well as visiting a number of nationally and internationally renowned knee centres.

Mr Tselentakis is registered with the GMC and is a member of the British Medical Association, Royal College of Surgeons, British Orthopaedic Association and British Association for Surgery of the Knee.

He has presented nationally and internationally. He has published several papers in peer reviewed scientific journals and has authored book chapters.

Clinical Interests

Knee surgery
Hip surgery
Arthroscopy
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries

Special Clinical Interests: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, autologous chondrocyte grafting (cartilage implantation), cartilage regeneration surgery, computer assisted surgery, meniscal repair.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Association of the Knee
Royal College of Surgeons
Specialty Training Committee Member
Orthopaedic Tutor

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Surgeon, East Surrey University Hospital

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Personal Profile

My main hobbies include basketball and motor racing. I like to read mathematics and contemporary philosophy/popular science. I am married with three children.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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Private contact details

Website http://www.thekneesurgeon.com
Private secretary telephone 01293 778 992

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