Mr Nikhil Kharwadkar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Orth), MS (Orth), DNB (Orth)

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I specialise in hip and knee surgery. My clinical practice involves hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery, knee arthroscopy, partial knee replacement surgery, hip revision, revision knee replacement. I am a full-time consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham.

I completed my higher surgical training in orthopaedics and trauma in March 2011 in the Yorkshire rotation based at Leeds. I then undertook sub-speciality fellowship training in hip and knee surgery with eminent orthopaedic surgeons at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.

I have also undertaken visiting fellowships in complex hip and knee surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA and Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland which are world famous institutions for highest quality of care and leading advances in medical research. I worked as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon on a fixed-term contract for nearly two years at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge prior to my current appointment.

I regularly attend national and international conferences to keep abreast of the latest advances in hip and knee surgery. I have presented papers in number of national and international meetings. I am a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedics and Trauma at the University of Birmingham.

I have an active interest in teaching and training both undergraduates and postgraduates and I am invited as a faculty to teach on many clinical and academic courses.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nikhil Kharwadkar at Spire include:


Other treatments

I treat knee and hip disorders and also carry out partial knee replacement surgery, hip revision surgery and revision knee replacements.

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Clinical interests

Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Hip resurfacing

Special Clinical Interests: Hip Replacement Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Partial Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Revision, Revision Knee Replacement

Research and publications

I have a strong research background and have been involved in randomised controlled trials and several retrospective studies in orthopaedics and trauma. I have extensively authored papers and review articles in respected orthopaedic journals.

Current NHS posts

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I enjoy spending time with my wife and two children. I am a keen cricketer and also play badminton and table tennis in my spare time.

Contact information

Telephone 0121 704 5530