Mr Mike Thilagarajah

Mr Mike Thilagarajah

MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Offers video consultation
30 years of experience
17 years as a specialist

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“Mike Thilagarajah gave clear but easily understood information about the knee replacement surgery, which included benefits and possible risk. He made me feel like an individual rather than another patient. He made contact after the operation and dealt personally with the follow up consultation. I felt so confident about his practice, that after three months, I had the second knee operated upon.“
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  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3613960
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,659 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,291 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    17:30 - 19:30
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    Mr Michael Thilagarajah is a highly experienced Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, specialising in lower limb problems. Alongside his private practice, he is currently based at Darent Valley NHS Hospital in Kent. He has been a consultant for 16 years.

    Mr Thilagarajah graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and went on to complete his specialist surgical training at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and a number of Kent NHS hospitals. Prior to his current post, he was appointed Consultant foot and ankle surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas'. In his present position, Mr Thilagarajah is currently Trauma Lead and Lead Foot and Ankle surgeon, and has fifteen years experience in performing hip and knee replacements. He has been the lead for fractured hips for nine years and transformed the quality of service provided for this vulnerable patient group. He offers an up-to-date trauma and sports service.

    Outside his practice, Mr Thilagarajah is very passionate about training future surgeons, acting as College Tutor for Orthopaedics at Darent Valley Hospital and often teaching at Royal College of Surgeons Surgical Skills courses.

    Mr Thilagarajah always provides patients with the highest level of care and compassion and has received level 4 NHS Excellence awards for his services. He always takes a holistic approach to the lower limb, appreciating the significant interactions between the different components of the leg.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Ankle Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Foot Surgery for toe problems
    • Ganglion Removal
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Revision
    • Lower Limb Reconstruction
    • Osteotomy Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement


    • Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Fractures
    • Sports injuries to the lower limb


    • Hip Replacement
    • Ankle Joint Fusion
    • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    • Bunionectomy
    • Bunionette Deformity Correction
    • Cheilectomy
    • Claw Toe Correction
    • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
    • Excision of Mortons Neuromas
    • Flatfoot Correction
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Hammertoe Correction
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Mallet Toe Correction
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Partial Nail Removal
    • Plantar Fascia Release Surgery
    • Tendon Repair
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Knee Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Arthritis (Ankle)
    • Arthritis (Foot)
    • Foot Pain
    • Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Achilles Tendon Problems
    • Ankle Fractures
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
    • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
    • Claw Toes
    • Corns
    • Foot Sprains
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hammer Toes
    • Heel Bumps
    • Hip Fractures
    • Mallet Toes
    • Neuromas
    • Peroneal Tendinopathy
    • Tibia Fractures
    • Toe Fractures
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Turf Toe (Toe Sprain)
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    MBBS Charing Cross and Westminister Medical School

    MSc in Surgical Science

    FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England

    FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons


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