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, Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, Education Committee Member of British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the President of International Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
SPECIALIST ORTHOPAEDIC TRAINING
South-East Thames Specialist Registrar Rotation 1998-2005
MIS and Computer Navigation Hip Surgery Fellowship, Dr. L Dorr, Los Angeles, USA, 2003
Trauma Fellowship, Dr. Joel Matta, Los Angeles, USA, 2003
Hip Fellowship, Guy’s Hospital, London, 2002-2003
Foot & Ankle Fellowship, Royal Surrey County Hospital and Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, 2006