Mr Trichy Rajagopal

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MS (Orth), DOrth, FRCS (Tr & Orth), MSc (Orthopaedic Engineering), European Spine Course Diploma

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I am a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. I qualified in 1993 and completed postgraduate orthopaedic training in India. I did my Basic Surgical Training rotation in Wales from 2001 to 2003. I completed my Specialist Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the North West Thames orthopaedic rotation. As part of the rotation, I trained as a Spinal Fellow at Reading for a year. I also completed another year of Spinal Fellowship at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham which is an internationally reputed spinal centre.

I worked as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS trust from 2011 to 2013, before taking up my current job at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

I am fully trained in all aspects of spinal surgery including cervical and lumbar degenerative conditions, tumour, trauma and scoliosis. I have regularly participated in research activities, achieving publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations in international meetings. I am a reviewer for the spinal section of the Bone and Joint journal.


Treatment information

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Spinal Surgeons


British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Indian Orthopaedic Association

Research and publications

  • Metastatic spinal cord compression
  • Spinal stenosis

Current NHS posts

Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.

Contact information

Telephone 0118 955 3491
Private secretary Sally Allen
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3444
Private secretary email