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Mr Nimalan Maruthainar

Mr Nimalan Maruthainar

Mr Nimalan Maruthainar

Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCSEd (Tr and Orth)

Expertise: General Orthopaedic, Orthopaedic Trauma, Hip & Knee Replacement (and Revision Surgery), Soft Tissue Knee Surgery, Cartilage Grafting

NHS: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Languages: English, French, German and Tamil

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Out of hours / urgent: 07871 269 062

Telephone Number: 020 7432 8328

Telephone Number: 0207 078 3811

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Consultant Biography

Mr Nimalan Maruthainar was born and largely brought up in London with schooling at the Haberdashers’ Aske’s School. He qualified from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, 1993. He is a demonstrator in Anatomy Leeds University.

He did his Basic Surgical Training at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and further training and SpR rotation Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Included 1 year as Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Orthopaedics, University College London (UCL).

Mr Nimalan Maruthainar has been a Consultant at the Royal Free Hospital since July 2005. Have recently withdrawn from circuit medical team at Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit. Now kept happily busy by family and developing practice. He is married with 2 daughters.