Mr Jagannath Chakravarthy
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MS Orthopaedics, MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
My clinical practice includes the full range of shoulder and elbow surgery as well as surgery to the hand I have a busy arthroplasty practice and perform an above average number of joint replacement every year. I have been a consultant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead since 2012. I was appointed as an upper limb surgeon and also take part in the trauma management.
Most of my training was in the West Midlands and I particularly learned a lot at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, managing war victims and poly trauma. I did my shoulder fellowship in Derby and still have strong links with the unit.
I aim to provide a high quality, evidence based and personalised experience to all patients to achieve an optimal outcome.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jagannath Chakravarthy at Spire include:
Orthopaedics - elbow and shoulder
Arthrosopic surgery for shoulder stabilisation, debridement, subacromial decompressions, ACJ debridment, SLAP repair, biceps tenotomy and capsular release.
Elbow arthoscopy for debridment, loose body removal, capsular release, tennis elbow release and synovectom, Elbow replacements, Open tennis and golfers elbow release, removal of bursa and lumps, cubital tunnel syndrome
Trapeziectomy for thumb pain, Dequervains release, Dupuytrens fasciectomy, Synovectomy
MB BS / University of Delhi / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
I live with my wife, Shalini and my daughter. I strive to achieve a good work life balance and believe that a good family life leads to a good professional career.
I am an avid cyclist, keen reader of fiction and a Lego builder.