Contact
Mr Ravi Ray

Mr Ravi Ray

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
FRCS, Dip Sports & Exercise Medicine, Dip T&O, PG Cert Clinical Education

Practising at

Spire Wellesley Hospital

Spire Hartswood Hospital

Back to top

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ravi Ray at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

All elbow surgery including ulnar nerve release, thumb arthritis surgery, frozen shoulder release, remove lumps and bumps (lipoma).

Back to top

Professional profile

Availability at Spire Hartswood: Saturday mornings. Availability at Spire Wellesley, Southend: Monday 9am - 4pm.

I am a Consultant at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital (BTUH) and since 2015 have been the Unit Training Director. I am also Team Leader for the Trauma Overhaul Project and an Appraiser. In 2016 I won the prestigous award for Doctor of the Year.

Teaching is important to me and I am close to completing a Masters in Clinical Education through King's College London. I have learnt many techniques during two fellowships that mean there is no irreparable cuff repair of the shoulder tendons. I have within my surgical repertoire an ability to graft the tendon, to insert a balloon or replace the shoulder if the disease is too advanced and offer the full spectrum of upper limb surgery. As an upper limb surgeon with a keen interest in sports medicine and education, I enjoy teaching physios, doctors, nurses and allied health professionals about my practice and techniques of examination. My surgical repertoire allows me to offer all arthroscopic (keyhole) and open surgery to shoulder, elbow and wrists/hands. I enjoy the challenges trauma has to offer too and make myself available at short notice when needed. I am keen to inject areas of inflammation and only list those patients for surgery that need it. I have a gentle and kind nature that gets the most out of the doctor-patient relationship through honesty.

With around 2,000 keyhole operations and around 30 joint replacements in shoulders and elbows, I am confident with my ability and technique. Sheer quantity is not enough though and I endeavour to ensure quality follows my practice through a keen engagement to follow up the results of my surgery through patient reported outcome measures and detailed discussions with my physiotherapists post-operatively - the latter reassure me that my patients do very well under my care.

I am faculty on three FRCS revision courses and honorary senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University. I am proud to be President of Rumbles Boxing Club in Kent. I have been involved with the London Irish Rugby Football Club for many years as one of the pitchside doctors and have been looking after Amateur Boxers through England Boxing too. My Sports Medicine diploma has stood me in good stead to do so. I am participating in a Voice Recognition Trial at Basildon Hospital.

I am the Consultant Lead for Wellbeing & Staff Engagement at Basildon Hospital and also responsible for the educational needs of our newly developing Surgical Care Practitioners. I have lead sections of national recruitment of registrars into Orthopaedics for the past three years.

I enjoy visiting other surgeons at home and abroad to ensure my practice stays advanced, exemplified by sessions at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Nice and Lyon in France, Madrid in Spain and Munich in Germany.


Clinical Interests

Sports injury
Sports medicine
Hand and wrist surgery
Peripheral nerve disease
Orthopaedic surgery
Arthroscopy
Elbow surgery
Hand surgery
Shoulder surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Upper limb surgery
Wrist surgery
Osteoarthritis
Orthopaedic medicine
Sports and exercise medicine


Private contact details

Telephone Spire Hartswood 01277 266 766 or Spire Wellesley insured patients: 01702 447 921, Spire Wellesley self pay patients: 01702 447 926
Email raviray@hotmail.com
Private secretary Julie white
Private secretary fax 01277 201 158
Private secretary email raviraypp@gmail.com
Back to top

Qualification and professional memberships

PG Certificate in Clinical Education / King's College London / 2014
Masters Course (MA)


Professional memberships

British Association of Day Surgery


Professional leadership

Team Leader for Trauma Overhaul Project, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital
Appraiser, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital
Doctor of the Year 2016, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital
Unit Training Director, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital since August 2015
Adult Trauma & Life Support Course Instructor

Back to top

Current NHS posts

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital

Back to top

Research and Publication


Articles

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons - Reviewer
01/01/2016

Cost-effective traction for arthroscopic shoulder surgery, Open Journal
01/05/2014

Back to top

Personal Profile

I am a dynamic, young surgeon who trained in London and the South-East of England.

My wife and two young boys love visiting places of historical interest and my passion for photography is something both boys seem to enjoy too.

Back to top