Mr Ram Venkatesh

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

MS FRCS


Specialises in

  • Anterior cruciate ligament repair (ACL)
  • Sports knee injuries
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Soft tissue cartilage

I have special interests in meniscal repair, cartilage salvage surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, achieving high flexion in knee arthroplasty, knee replacement and management of knee osteoarthritis in young patients as well as minimal invasive surgery and accelerated rehabilitation.

I graduated in medicine from Madras, India in 1991 and then did a masters programme in orthopaedic surgery in Calcutta. There I was awarded the Presidents Gold medal by the West Bengal Orthopaedic Association.

Following that, I did my higher surgical training in the UK on the Wessex rotation. During this period I trained extensively in knee surgery, lower limb arthoplasty and foot and ankle surgery. I trained as a senior registrar under Mr Neil Thomas, the then President of BASK and subsequently did a 16 month fellowship in knee surgery at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. My fellowship period involved a high volume of soft tissue knee work, total knee, uni-compartmental knee and revision knee arthroplasty.

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General Medical Council Number: C4654537

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ram Venkatesh at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Chondrocyte implantation surgery
  • Meniscus repair
  • Unicompartmental knee surgery
  • Cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Revision joint replacement
  • High tibial osteotomy¬†
  • Patella dislocation and reconstruction
  • Biological knee reconstruction
  • Meniscus transplants
  • Sports knee surgery

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Knee surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

Special Clinical Interests: PRP injections, patellar stabilisation, MPFL reconstruction (medial patellar removal ligament reconstruction) and trochleoplasty

Research and publications

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

Personal profile

My main interests outside of work are walking, badminton and more recently golf. I follow international cricket and Premiership football closely. I also have an avid interest in music, travel and antiques.

Contact information

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
Email info@spireleeds.com
Website http://www.kneejointsurgery.com/
Private secretary Vidya
Private secretary telephone 07944 876 470
Private secretary email kneeoffice@gmail.com