Rahul Patel is a Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the
University College Hospital, London. He is actively involved in the
training of higher surgical trainees on the London orthopaedic rotations
and is also a co-developer and course tutor on the MSc in Sports
Medicine, Exercise & Health at University College London. He is an
Honorary Associate Professor of University College London.
Rahul Patel qualified from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine. He trained in surgery at various London teaching hospitals
before undertaking a formal two-year research period culminating in a
higher degree from the University of London. His specialist orthopaedic
training was on the Middlesex/University College Hospital, London
rotation. Mr Patel then undertook subspecialist fellowship training in
reconstructive arthroscopy and sports orthopaedic surgery at the
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and at the
Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, USA.
He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America
(AANA), International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), the European Society of Sports
Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and the International
Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS).
Mr Patel's main orthopaedic and research interests are sports
injuries, reconstructive arthroscopy/minimally invasive treatment and
joint preservation of the knee and hip.