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Mr Sanjeev Agarwal

Mr Sanjeev Agarwal

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MS Orth, DNB, FRCS Ed, FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

"Spire Cardiff provides a pleasurable place to work with experienced, dedicated staff and excellent patient care. The overall management is slick and I can always find help with anything I need."

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sanjeev Agarwal at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Other treatments include:

  • Hip revision
  • Partial knee replacement (unicompartmental replacement)
  • Knee revision surgery
  • Computer Guided surgery
  • Patient specific knee replacement surgery
  • Osteotomy (deformity correction) around the knee

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Professional profile

I have been an Orthopaedic consultant in Cardiff for over 8 years. I specialise in Hip and Knee surgery and my practice is focused on Hip replacement and Knee replacement surgery. I do revision surgery for hips and knees and have a tertiary referral practice for this.

My surgical practice is influenced by my fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston where I gained extensive experience in complex hip and knee replacement problems and various techniques of dealing with these situations.

My prime objective is a thorough assessment for each individual I meet in the clinic and to decide the best possible option for treatment. I believe in patient centred care and meticulous attention to detail as as to ensure everyone gets the best possible care.

I perform over 200 joint replacement operations every year. This includes hip and knee replacement operations as well as revision surgery. I do nearly 100 knee arthroscopies every year.

I am an honorary lecturer in Orthopaedics for Cardiff University. I am also the regional surgical advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.


Clinical Interests

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


Private contact details

Telephone 029 2073 1112
Website http://www.cardiffhipandknee.com/
Private secretary Verity Wilford
Private secretary fax 029 2071 6401
Private secretary email cardiffhipandknee@gmail.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / King George's Medical College, India / 1994
Medical graduation from a premier institute of India

MS (Orthopaedics) / King George's Medical College, India / 1997
Orthopaedic postgraduate qualification

Dip National Board / India / 1998
National Board Examination in Orthopaedics

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 1999
Fellowship to the Royal College

FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) / Intercollegiate Board, Edinburgh / 2004
Exit exam at the end of 4 years of Specialist Orthopaedic training

Joint Replacement Fellowship / Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA / 2004
Specialist fellowship in Hip and Knee replacement surgery

EFORT travelling fellow / Helsinki, FInland / 2005
Selected as a travelling fellow to visit Orthopaedic centres in Finland


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Faculty for AO (Association for Study of Internal Fixation)


Professional leadership

Regional Surgical Advisor to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.

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Research and Publication

I am actively involved in research and feature in numerous research articles in Orthopaedic journals. 

Below are a few of my most recent research projects.


Articles

Single stage revision knee arthroplasty
September 2015

A literature review of total hip replacement in Ankylosing Spondylitis
October 2015

The use of antibiotic impregnated absorbable calcium sulphate beads in management of infected joint replacement prostheses
August 2014

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Personal Profile

My wife is a Radiology Consultant in Cardiff and we have 2 lovely children. We enjoy tennis, swimming, cycling and outdoor activities.

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