Mr Akash Patel

Mr Akash Patel

BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCS, MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 9 specialists
17 years of experience
6 years as a specialist

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  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6130004
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,618 reviews



    Contact email:

    Secretary: 02039955463 / 07775814925

    Appointments Kings Oak/Cavell (Enfield, North London): 02083709505

    Appointments Royal Free Hospital (Hampstead, Central London): 02073177751

    Appointments Hospital St John and St Elizabeth (St Johns Wood, Central London): 02078064000

    Appointments Wellington Hospital (Central London): 02035532085

    Mr Akash Patel is a double-fellowship trained Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, with specialist expertise in Hip and Knee disorders. He is Associate Professor at University College London. His key focus is to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients, utilising proven evidence-based technologies and enhanced recovery.

    He has expertise and specialist surgical interests in joint replacements, arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), sports injuries and trauma. He also uses modern, non-operative treatments for management of hip and knee disorders, including biologics (PRP) and bracing.

    Mr Patel graduated from University College London (2005) and was selected to undertake trauma and orthopaedic training on the Imperial Northwest London rotation. He was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (England), followed by prestigious specialist UK hip/knee fellowships at Royal Berkshire and Royal Free London Hospitals. His experience and skills were further enhanced at world class international units. These included Royal North Shore Hospital (Australia), ESSKA Knee Fellowship (Germany, France, Holland), Trauma Travelling Fellowship (South Africa) and International Healthcare Leadership Programme (Switzerland).

    In addition, Mr Patel has completed BSc (UCL) and MSc (Evidence Based Orthopaedics – Warwick University) under the guidance of Professor Matt Costa (Oxford University). He has published research extensively, and presented nationally/internationally, winning numerous prizes.

    Mr Patel has a keen interest in sports, exercise and surgical education. Specifically, advanced orthopaedic training for all healthcare professionals. He is Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor (Royal College of Surgeons). Mr Patel is director for multiple national Orthopaedic Masterclass surgical training courses. Positive feedback received for mentoring and teaching has led to the award of an Imperial College London Honorary Senior Lectureship.

    He also ran the London Marathon and raised more than £3000 for the Children's Trust Charity. He enjoys keeping fit and lives with his family in North London, where he was born.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Hip replacement

    Hip arthroscopy

    Hip injections

    Knee replacement

    Knee arthroscopy

    Knee injections

    Knee ligament surgery (ACL, MPFL reconstruction)

    Knee meniscal surgery

    Patellofemoral (kneecap) joint surgery

    PRP injections for early arthritis and tendonitis

    Sports injuries

    Non-surgical management of arthritis using knee braces

    Fracture surgery

    Hip osteoarthritis

    Hip avascular necrosis (AVN)

    Hip fractures

    Hip trochanteric bursitis

    Hip impingement

    Hip and groin pain

    Hip replacement / injection / arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)

    Knee osteoarthritis

    Knee meniscal injury

    Knee ligament injury (ACL)

    Knee fractures

    Knee pain

    Knee replacement / injection / arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) / ligament reconstruction

    Sports injuries


    • Knee Replacement
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Replacement
    • Video Consultation
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
    • External Fixation Devices
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Hip Preservation Surgery
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • Knee Preservation Surgery
    • Labral Tear Surgery (Hip)
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patella Realignment
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement
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    Special interests

    • Knee Pain
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Ankle Fractures
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Sports Injuries
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
    • Bursitis
    • Bursitis (Hip)
    • Clavicle Fractures
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement
    • Femur Fractures
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fractures
    • Hip Impingement
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Knee Cyst
    • Knee Fractures
    • Labral Tear
    • Osteoporotic Fractures
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Stress Fractures
    • The Young Hip
    • The Young Knee
    • Tibia Fractures
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Wrist Fractures
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    • BSc (Hons), University College London, 2001
    • MBBS, University College London, 2005
    • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons, 2009
    • MSc, University of Warwick, 2012
    • FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery), Royal College of Surgeons, 2014


    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
    • British Orthopaedic Association
    • General Medical Council
    • British Orthopaedics Sports Trauma & Arthroscopy Association
    • AO Alumni
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