Mr Rakesh Kucheria

Mr Rakesh Kucheria


Orthopaedic Surgery

Offers video consultation
32 years of experience

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“Mr Kucheria showed me my xray, checked my mobility and explained the problem and how to proceed. He explained the surgery I require. I was sent information booklets on the type of surgery he will perform to help me make up my mind how to proceed.“
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  • Knee Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4146331
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £140

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    1,257 reviews


    Mr Rakesh Kucheria is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in lower limb anthroplasty including hip replacements, unicondylar knee replacements, revision hip and total knee replacements. For the last 18 years, he has been working at Heatherwood and Wexham Park hospitals now part of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. Recognised by the trust with clinical excellence awards, Mr Kucheria is the lead clinician for his department.

    Mr Kucheria came to the UK in 1990 and trained at Royal London Hospital and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. He has extensive experience of endoprosthetic reconstruction for failed anthroplasty and pathological fractures and also in total hip replacement, total knee replacement, unicindylar knee replacement, hip resurfacing and revision procedures.

    Lately, Mr Kucheria has been working with computer-assisted surgery and navigated knee replacements. Additionally, he has a keen interest in treating trauma and works at Wexham Park Hospital, treating a variety of traumatic injuries such as upper limb fractures, ankle and lower limb fractures. He also leads the Enhanced Recovery Progamme, which is a revolutionary pathway for joint replacements designed to minimise post-operative pain and maximize early mobility of the joint.

    Mr Kucheria has 2 children and has a keen interest in sports, still playing cricket, golf and tennis and also running an under-11 cricket team in the Middlesex county.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Bilateral simultaneous total knee replacement

    Knee replacement

    Hip replacement

    Partial knee replacement

    Joint injection

    Steroid injection

    Arthritis (hip & knee)

    Knee pain

    Hip dysplasia

    Hip fractures

    Hip pain

    Hip preservation surgery



    • Hip Replacement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Robotic Assisted Hip Surgery
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • 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 Preservation Surgery
    • Labral Tear Surgery (Hip)
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Meniscus Tear Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery
    • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Replacement
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Achilles Tendon Problems
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Bursitis (Hip)
    • Hip Fractures
    • Hip Impingement
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Knee Pain
    • Labral Tear
    • Sports Injuries
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
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