Mr Nimalan Maruthainar, General Orthopaedic, Hip and Knee Surgeon

Mr Nimalan Maruthainar BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCSEd (Tr and Orth)

General Orthopaedic, Hip and Knee Surgeon

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

Areas of expertise

  • Primary and revision of hip arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic/arthroscopically assisted knee surgery
  • Chondrocyte grafting
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Hip, knee and lower limb surgery

Recommendations for Mr Maruthainar

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Shane Roche, Physician in medicine for the elderly

    Excellent orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in knee and hip problems.

  • byDr Stephanie Jane Meats, GP

    Recommend Mr Maruthainar for general orthopaedics, knee and hips. Fantastic communication skills.

  • byDr Caroline Helen Allfrey, GP

    Polite and friendly. Excellent work ethic.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    Very patient-centred and approachable.

  • byDr Eleanor Venita Rhianon Barry, GP

    Recommended orthopaedic surgeon

  • byDr Stephanie Jane Meats, GP

    Recommend Mr Maruthainar for general orthopaedics, knee and hips. Fantastic communication skills.

  • byDr Caroline Helen Allfrey, GP

    Polite and friendly. Excellent work ethic.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    Very patient-centred and approachable.

  • byDr Eleanor Venita Rhianon Barry, GP

    Recommended orthopaedic surgeon

  • byDr Shane Roche, Physician in medicine for the elderly

    Excellent orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in knee and hip problems.

  • Address

  • Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth

    Brampton House Consulting Rooms, London, GB, NW8 9NH

  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond Street, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • The Wellington Hospital

    Wellington Pl, London, GB, NW8 9LE

  • Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

    Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, GB, NW3 2QG

  • About Mr Nimalan Maruthainar

    GMC number: 4018573

    Year qualified: 1993

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    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.

    Areas of expertise

    • 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
    • Chondrocyte grafting
    • Orthopaedic trauma
    • Hip, knee and lower limb surgery

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