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.
It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.
Medial collateral ligament
Posterolateral corner reconstruction
Hip labral repair
Fat pad impingement
osteotomy around the knee
Proximal hamstring repair
Anterior cruciate ligament
Posterior cruciate ligament
Partial knee replacement
Cartilage preservation and regeneration
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
British Society of Patellofemoral Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons England
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopic Association of North America
European Society for Surgery of the Knee
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Mr Patel is an excellent surgeon and a great colleague. His patients love his personable approach and his exceptional communication skills and I am very pleased to recommend him without reservation.
Rahul is an outstanding orthopaedic surgeon and superb colleague He is a great team player and his patient care is excellent I have know. Him for many years and regularly recommend friends and colleagues to him
Mr Patel is a technically gifted and empathetic orthopaedic surgeon, whom I refer patients to regularly. My patients are very pleased by their outcome and his mannerism. Highly recommended in his field.