Professor Venu Kavarthapu

Professor Venu Kavarthapu

MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

22 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

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“Prof Kavarthapu is so professional. He is caring, compassionate and explains everything. He answers my questions honestly and understands how I’m feeling. “
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Subspecialties

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Sports Injury
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4542700
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    769 reviews

    31 Old Broad Street

    31 Old Broad Street By Tower 42, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1HT
    22 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1177 reviews

    About

    Professor Venu Kavarthapu is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgery. He trained in Orthopaedic Surgery from South-East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation. Further fellowship training was obtained in specialized MIS (minimally invasive) and computer navigation hip surgery under the tuition of Dr Lawrence Dorr at the Arthritis Institute, and Dr Joel Matta at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA; hip arthroplasty at Guy’s Hospital, London and foot & ankle surgery at Royal Surrey County and Frimley Park Hospitals, Surrey.

    Prof. Kavarthapu was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London in 2006. He runs a regional young adult hip surgery service, including hip arthroscopy and minimally invasive hip replacement surgery. He also heads a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary complex foot surgery service that undertakes corrective surgery required for foot deformities caused by diabetes.

    Prof. Kavarthapu lectures nationally and internationally in conferences particularly on diabetic foot surgery, trauma, hip arthroscopy, and primary and revision hip arthroplasty. He is actively involved in research and published several scientific articles in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

    Prof. Kavarthapu’s other responsibilities include Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, Orthopaedic Training Programme Director for SE London, Education Committee Member of British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the President-Elect of Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons. 


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Hip Replacement
    • Revision Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Hip Preservation Surgery
    • Diabetic Foot Surgery
    • Charcot Foot Reconstruction
    • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Foot Sprains
    • Stress Fractures
    • Fracture (broken bone)
    • Sports Injuries
    • Foot Sprains
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Foot Pain
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    Medical procedures

    • Hip Replacement
    • Acetabular Reconstruction
    • Ankle Joint Fusion
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Arthroscopy
    • Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    • Bunionectomy
    • Bunionette Deformity Correction
    • Cheilectomy
    • Claw Toe Correction
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Excision of Mortons Neuromas
    • Gait Analysis
    • Hammertoe Correction
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Preservation Surgery
    • Mallet Toe Correction
    • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Revision Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Achilles Tendon Problems
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Arthritis (Ankle)
    • Arthritis (Foot)
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
    • Bone Spurs
    • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
    • Claw Toes
    • Corns
    • Diabetic Ulcers
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement
    • Foot Pain
    • Foot Sprains
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus
    • Hammer Toes
    • Heel Bumps
    • Hip Impingement
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Labral Tear
    • Mallet Toes
    • Neuromas
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteomyelitis (Lower Limb)
    • Peroneal Tendinopathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • The Young Hip
    • Turf Toe (Toe Sprain)
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    Education

    MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

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