Mr Akash Patel

Mr Akash Patel

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

Orthopaedic Surgery

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8 specialists

16 years of experience
5 years as a specialist
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5

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5

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5

Top feedback

“Professional, diligent, knowledgeable and caring. I cannot recommend Dr Akash Patel highly enough. He was quick to act in dealing with my hamstring injury and got me on the right treatment right away.“
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Subspecialties

  • 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
    1,088 reviews

    About

    Mr Akash Patel, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon based in the Royal Free Hospital in London, he also sees patients via private practise. He is highly specialised in hip and knee disorders, joint replacements, arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), sports injuries and trauma. He is highly skilled in using non-operative procedures like biologics (PRP) and bracing for hip and knee disorders.

    Mr Patel begun his medical education at University College London, where he graduated with a Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery in 2005. He then went on to do higher training in trauma and orthopaedics on the Imperial Northwest London rotation. He later undertook a fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England, followed by further fellowships at the Royal Berkshire and Royal Free London Hospitals focusing on hip and knee procedures. During his training he developed his skills further by undergoing more international fellowships in Australia, Germany, France, Holland, South Africa, and Switzerland.

    He is a keen researcher with an extensive publication history in many prestigious medical journals, his research has even won him numerous prizes. he is also invited to present his findings at conferences globally. He continues to contribute to medical education by taking on many educational roles. He is currently an Associate Professor at UCL, an accredited instructor for Advanced Life Support, and is Director of many nationally recognised Orthopaedic Masterclass surgical courses. His educational efforts have been recognised as he was awarded an Imperial College London Honorary Senior Lectureship.

    Procedures

    • Knee Replacement
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Video Consultation
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopy
    • 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
    • Hip Replacement
    • 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
    • Sports Injuries
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • 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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    Education

    Education:

    • 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

    Memberships:

    • 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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