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Mr Akash Patel

Mr Akash Patel

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS MSc FRCS(Tr and Orth), Associate Professor (UCL)

Expertise: Hip, knee and sports surgery. Hip and knee injections, arthroscopy and replacement. Knee ligament reconstruction

NHS: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Adult/Paediatric: Adult

Biography

Mr Akash Patel is a double-fellowship trained Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, with specialist expertise in hip and knee disorders. His key focus is to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients, utilising proven evidence-based technologies and enhanced recovery. His expertise and specialist surgical interests include joint replacements, arthroscopy (key hole surgery) and sports injuries. He also uses modern, non-operative treatments for management of hip and knee disorders, including biologics (PRP) and bracing.

He graduated from University College London (2005) and was selected to undertake trauma and orthopaedic training on the Imperial Northwest London rotation. He was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (England), followed by prestigious specialist UK hip/knee fellowships at Royal Berkshire and Royal Free London Hospitals. His experience and skills were further enhanced at world class international units. These included Royal North Shore Hospital (Australia), ESSKA Knee Fellowship (Germany, France, Holland), Trauma Travelling Fellowship (South Africa) and International Healthcare Leadership Programme (Switzerland).

In addition, Mr Patel has completed BSc (UCL) and MSc (Evidence Based Orthopaedics – Warwick University) under the guidance of Professor Matt Costa (Oxford University). He has published research extensively, and presented nationally/ internationally, winning numerous prizes. He is also Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University College London and Imperial College London.

Personally, he has a keen interest in sports, exercise and surgical education. Mr Patel is director for multiple national Orthopaedic training courses, teaching advanced surgical hip / knee techniques. He also ran the London Marathon and raised more than £3000 for the Children’s Trust Charity. He lives with his family in North London, where he was born.


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