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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Venu Kavarthapu

Mr Venu Kavarthapu

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgery

Knee Surgery


Foot and Ankle

Lower limb

Mr Venu Kavarthapu qualified at the AP University of Health Sciences, India, in 1993.  He subsequently trained in Orthopaedic Surgery from South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation. 

Further fellowship training was obtained in specialised MIS and computer navigation hip surgery under the tuition of Dr Lawrence Dorr at the Arthritis Institute, Los Angeles, USA; orthopaedic fellowship training under the tuition of Dr Joel Matta at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA; hip surgery fellowship at Guy’s Hospital, London; and foot and ankle fellowship training at Royal Surrey County and Frimley Park Hospitals, Surrey.

Mr Kavarthapu was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London in 2006.  Mr Kavarthapu’s special interest is in lower limb surgery.  Mr Kavarthapu also heads an established Diabetic Foot clinic that undertakes corrective surgery required for foot deformities caused by diabetes.  This service has been recognised nationally. 

Mr Kavarthapu is a faculty for major meetings and courses viz diabetic foot surgery, trauma courses, FRCS (Tr & Ortho) intense revision course, primary and revision hip arthroplasty course and Indian Orthopaedic Association/Specialities Conferences.  

Mr Kavarthapu is currently the regional training programme director for Trauma and Orthopaedics. He is the past president of Indian Orthopaedic Society UK. He is also the current chairman of British Indian Clinical & Academic Partnership. 

Mr Kavarthapu's research interests are on trauma, hip arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery and diabetic foot surgery.


Special interests

Hip anthroscopy, hip arthroplasty, knee anthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery, sports injuries and diabetic foot reconstructive surgery.

Consulting Address

St Thomas Street, The Shard



Consulting Sessions:

Tues PM, Thurs EVE at The Shard


Sarah Nixon


020 36673131








FRCS (Tr&Orth)

NHS Base:

Kings College Hospital