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Mr Raghuram Thonse

Mr Raghuram Thonse

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FRCS Ed, FRCS (Tr & Orth), Dipl. Sports & Exercise Medicine

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Raghuram Thonse at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

Other treatments

  • Ligament and cartilage injuries of knee
  • Hip and knee replacements
  • Sports injuries of hip and knee joints
  • Young arthritic knee
  • Patello-femoral problems of the knee
  • Bursitis knee
  • Knee pain

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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. Achievements:

1. FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2008 with Sir Walter Mercer Medal

2. Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK and Ireland) in 2008 with Macleod medal

3. BOA Young Ambassador 2009 to HKOA meeting, Hong Kong

4. 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.

Orthopaedic Surgeon: General Orthopaedic Surgery including Hip and Knee and Trauma

Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy
Orthopaedic surgery
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries
Sports medicine
Osteoarthritis
Medico-legal
Orthopaedic medicine
Sports medicine

Special Clinical Interests: complex knee problems, including multiple ligament injuries as well as patello-femoral (knee cap) joint problems

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / India / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MS(Orth) / All India Institute of Medical Sciences / 1994
Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics

DNB(Orth) / National Board of Examinations, India / 1995
National Orthopaedic Licensing Examination, India

FRCS (Ed) / Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh / 2000
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) / Edinburgh / 2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons exit examination for orthopaedics
Passed with Walter Mercer Medal for 2008

Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK and Ireland) / Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Edinburgh / 2008
Diploma in Sports and Medicine examination from the faculty based in Edinburgh
Passed with Macleod Medal for 2008


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

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

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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 enjoy cycling and hill walking. I am a passionate gardener.

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

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Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181
Private secretary Lynne Purcell
Private secretary telephone 07925 908042
Private secretary email lynne.purcell@btinternet.com

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