Mr Ajeya Adhikari

Mr Adhikari is a high volume knee surgeon and is in the top decile nationally in terms of the number of patients treated. In a typical year, he carries out 200 knee replacement operations, 50 cruciate ligament surgeries and 200 knee arthroscopy operations. He has pioneered the use of computers and robotics in orthopaedic surgery in the UK and is actively involved in the culture of cartilage cells and transplant for cartilage injuries.

Mr Adhikari completed his MBBS training at Delhi University in 1984, obtaining a gold medal in the final examination. He then undertook postgraduate training in orthopaedics at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. He obtained his masters degree in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1990 through thesis and examination.

In the UK he trained in the North East Thames Registrar Rotation in Orthopaedic Surgery from 1991. He completed a knee fellowship at the Orthopaedic Centre, Black Notley Hospital. He obtained his Masters Degree in Orthopaedics through dissertation and examination from the University of Liverpool in 1996. He completed the FRCS (Orth) examination in 1999. Since then he has trained in various aspects of orthopaedic surgery in Austria, Switzerland, Germany and the USA

Mr Adhikari currently works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust. He is one of the founding surgeons at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre, which is the largest joint replacement centre in the UK. Prior to that he worked in the same capacity for four years at King's College Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham in London.

Mr Adhikari carried out the first computer and robotic assisted joint replacement in the UK in October 2002, as reported by the BBC. He continues to present his research papers all around the world including the United States, Europe and the Far East. He is the Vice-President of the British Society for Computer Asissted Orthopaedic Surgery

He runs a fellowship and mentoring programme which trains orthopaedic surgeons from as far away as Australia. He is actively involved in the software and hardware development of computer navigated systems used for orthopaedic surgery.

Ajeya operates at the Lister Hospital in London.

Phone : 07808 609103

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