Mr Ravindran Kuzhupilly Ranjith
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics), MSc Orthopaedic Engineering, Dip SICOT, FEBOT, MSc Health Science and Clinical Practice, MCh Orth
"I enjoy working at Spire as I find all the staff have a very friendly and helpful patient-centered approach and are committed in their roles, while ensuring the processes are adhered to."
I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon. I undertake surgery on most conditions of the lower limb with a special interest in joint replacement surgery, especially patient specific, robotic and partial replacement in the knee. I also undertake arthroscopic surgery, ACL reconstruction and cartilage regeneration procedures like micro-fracture and stem cells. In the foot and ankle I undertake forefoot reconstruction and ankle surgery.
Over the years, I have performed over 1,200 Total knee replacements, 900 Total hip replacements, 700 Arthroscopies and 90 ACL reconstructions.
I have been training or working as an orthopaedic surgeon since 1992. After training in the UK, Ireland and USA, and having previously worked abroad in a consultant capacity, I was appointed as a substantive NHS consultant in 2010. I have been on the GMC Specialist Register since February 2010. I have a particular expertise in joint replacement surgery, especially patient specific and partial replacements in the knee. I was awarded Knee Fellowships in Bournemouth and Basildon.
I have an interest in teaching and academic orthopaedics. I was the Principal Investigator for the Basildon site in the multi centre PATH 2 trial, looking into the role of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) in the treatment of acute Achilles tendon injuries.
I have also published book chapters and papers in peer reviewed journals.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ravindran Kuzhupilly Ranjith at Spire include:
Orthopaedics - hip and knee
Robotic surgery and Patient Specific Instrumentation
Revision knee replacement
FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics / Royal College of Surgeons UK and Ireland / 2007
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma and Orthopaedics
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA)
Medical Protection Society (MPS)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Joint Unit Training Director, Orthopaedics, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals (2012 - 2014)
Associate Clinical Advisor to the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman (October 2012 - present)
VTE Lead for Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals (February 2014 - present)
Sarcoma Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals (March 2014 - present)
Local Negotiating Committee Member for Surgical Division, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals (July 2014 - present)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals.
In my spare time I enjoy painting, photography and table tennis. I am married with two children.
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