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Mr Rajiv Bajekal

Mr Rajiv Bajekal

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MS, FRCS (Orth), MCh (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rajiv Bajekal at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Back pain and spinal surgery, kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for osteoporotic fractures, hip and knee surgery, paediatric surgery.

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Professional profile

Mr Bajekal has a busy private practice which mirrors his NHS practice. His interests are low back pain and sciatica in which he has had an interest since his early training days. He has developed these further since being appointed as a Consultant in the NHS in 1998.

Mr Bajekal commenced his medical training in Pondicherry in 1979 and went on to the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences to complete an MS in Orthopaedics. His thesis topic was on 'Disc Prolapse' while he was working in the Spinal unit there.

He came to the UK in 1991 and trained at the Royal Free Hospital, RNOH Stanmore, Great Ormond street and other hospitals in North London, during which he completed his MCh from the University of Liverpool.

His practice is to take the patient's views and feelings into consideration while discussing treatment options. He has many non-operative solutions for low back pain and sciatica, but when surgery is required he has a keen interest in minimally invasive surgical options and injections.

He is member of Council for the Orthopaedic section of the Royal Society of Medicine, a trainer for Advanced Trauma and Life Support and an examiner for the FRCS (Orthopaedics and trauma). He is a member of many learned societies and lectures nationally and internationally.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association
British association of Spinal Surgeons
Royal Society of Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barnet General Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Bajekal is happily married to his wife who is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He and his wife enjoy walking their dog. He is a keen squash player and is passionate about cricket. As a family they travel widely and enjoy seeing new places. Mr Bajekal is on the board of trustees of the charity 'Help a Poor Child', UK.

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Private contact details

Telephone 020 8901 5555
Website http://www.rajivbajekal.com
Private secretary Dawn Flatt
Private secretary telephone 020 8449 7624
Private secretary email bajekalsec@aol.com