Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London
Trust Speciality Training Director for Orthopaedic Surgery
Member of the MAC of the Lowe Syndrome Trust
Honorary Consultant, St Luke's Hospital for the Clergy
Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Medical Association
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society
Mr Nimalan Maruthainar has been an Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital since 2005. Trained as a general surgeon, his practice covers general orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic trauma, and he undertakes primary and revision knee and hip replacement procedures. His special areas of interest include meniscal disease, hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery, ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament, wrist fractures, degenerative knee disorders, knee pain, knee arthroscopy, lower limb trauma and carpal tunnel syndrome.
After undergraduate studies at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, Mr Maruthainar pursued House Officer training at the Royal Free Hospital and the Lister Hospital Stevenage. He then worked as a Demonstrator in Anatomy at the Leeds University, in association with the Nuffield Hospital, York.
His peer-reviewed publications include work on the management of scaphoid fractures, primary bone tumours, Gaucher's disease, the interpretation of radiographs in the emergency setting and the peri-operative care of patients. He is also an advisor to various medical organisations on orthopaedic matters and has a local lead role in training.
Hip and knee replacement
Soft tissue knee surgery
General orthopaedic surgery
General orthopaedic trauma
Orthopaedic manifestations of Gaucher disease
Primary of hip arthroplasty
Revision of hip arthroplasty
Primary of knee arthroplasty
Revision of knee arthroplasty
Arthroscopic Assisted knee surgery
Who has recommended Mr Nimalan Maruthainar?
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Recommended on 03/03/2013
Excellent orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in knee and hip problems.
Recommended on 23/11/2013
Very patient-centred and approachable.
Recommended on 15/02/2015
Polite and friendly. Excellent work ethic.
Recommended on 08/06/2015
Recommend Mr Maruthainar for general orthopaedics, knee and hips. Fantastic communication skills.
Recommended on 24/04/2016
Recommended orthopaedic surgeon
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