Mr Rahul Patel, Knee Surgeon

Mr Rahul Patel MBBS MRCS(Eng) MD FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Knee Surgeon

MBBS MRCS(Eng) MD FRCS(Tr & Orth)
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Areas of expertise

  • Sports injuries knee and hip
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (adult and paediatric) injuries
  • ACL reconstruction
  • PCL reconstruction
  • Meniscal injuries
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Recommendations for Mr Patel

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Rikin Mahendra Patel, GP

    Mr Patel is an outstanding Orthopaedic Surgeon and i would thoroughly recommend his expert advice. He has excellent communcation skills and has made my patients feel completely at ease prior to surgery. I have found him to be the consummate professional and he would be my first choice knee surgeon in London.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    A very credible orthopaedic specilaist who has a lovely manner with people. He is very measured in his approach.

  • byDr Karen Grossmark, GP

    For knees

  • byMr Dan Wood, Urological Surgeon

    Rahul is an excellent clinician and surgeon. It is a pleasure to work with him and patients that have seen him are always impressed with the care they receive.

  • byDr Michael Burdon, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    Mr Rahul Patel is a very collaborative surgeon, very communicative, skilled and knowledgeable.

  • byMr Suks Minhas, Urologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byMr Bryan Herry, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is very knowledgeable, especially around knee patients, and has very successful outcomes with the majority of his patients. He has a good working relationship with physiotherapists.

  • byMr Sam Wilde, Physiotherapist

    I've known Mr Rahul Patel for a long time. He has a very good clinical opinion and he is a very sensible surgeon. He works very well with physiotherapy to help his patients.

  • byMs Jennifer Touzel, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is really good with lower limb, particularly knee, issues and great on communicating with physiotherapists regarding ongoing rehabilitation.

  • byMr Vinay Parmar, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is highly specialised in dealing with various sporting, non-sporting knee injuries and highly experienced surgeon.

  • by Mr Maxim Horwitz, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Rikin Mahendra Patel, GP

    Mr Patel is an outstanding Orthopaedic Surgeon and i would thoroughly recommend his expert advice. He has excellent communcation skills and has made my patients feel completely at ease prior to surgery. I have found him to be the consummate professional and he would be my first choice knee surgeon in London.

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    A very credible orthopaedic specilaist who has a lovely manner with people. He is very measured in his approach.

  • byDr Karen Grossmark, GP

    For knees

  • byMr Dan Wood, Urological Surgeon

    Rahul is an excellent clinician and surgeon. It is a pleasure to work with him and patients that have seen him are always impressed with the care they receive.

  • byDr Michael Burdon, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    Mr Rahul Patel is a very collaborative surgeon, very communicative, skilled and knowledgeable.

  • byMr Suks Minhas, Urologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • by Mr Maxim Horwitz, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • by Mr Adam Rosenthal, Gynaecologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byMr Bryan Herry, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is very knowledgeable, especially around knee patients, and has very successful outcomes with the majority of his patients. He has a good working relationship with physiotherapists.

  • byMr Sam Wilde, Physiotherapist

    I've known Mr Rahul Patel for a long time. He has a very good clinical opinion and he is a very sensible surgeon. He works very well with physiotherapy to help his patients.

  • byMs Jennifer Touzel, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is really good with lower limb, particularly knee, issues and great on communicating with physiotherapists regarding ongoing rehabilitation.

  • byMr Vinay Parmar, Physiotherapist

    Mr Rahul Patel is highly specialised in dealing with various sporting, non-sporting knee injuries and highly experienced surgeon.

  • Address

  • Telephone or video consultation

    Available for patients, please call to arrange, GB, NW8 9LE

  • The Wellington Hospital

    The Knee Unit, Wellington Place, London, GB, NW8 9LE

  • Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

    170 Tottenham Court Road , London, GB, W1T 7HA

  • Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth

    60 Grove End Road, St. John’s Wood, GB, NW8 9NH

  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    250 Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2PG

  • About Mr Rahul Patel

    GMC number: 4533261

    Year qualified: 1998

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Rahul Patel is a Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the University College Hospital, London. He is actively involved in the training of higher surgical trainees on the London orthopaedic rotations and is also a co-developer and course tutor on the MSc in Sports Medicine, Exercise & Health at University College London. He is an Honorary Associate Professor of UCL. He is also the medical director of myrecovery, a digital health platform for the surgical patient.

    Rahul Patel qualified from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine. He trained in surgery at various London teaching hospitals before undertaking a formal two-year research period culminating in a higher degree from the University of London. His specialist orthopaedic training was on the Middlesex/University College Hospital, London rotation. Mr Patel then undertook subspecialist fellowship training in reconstructive arthroscopy and sports orthopaedic surgery at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, USA.

    He is a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS). Mr Patel’s main orthopaedic and research interests are sports injuries of the hip and knee (e.g. meniscus, ACL, hip impingement), joint replacement, meniscus preservation and transplantation, patellofemoral instability, chondral regeneration and digital health in orthopaedics.

    Mr Patel would like to clarify and emphasise that he does NOT charge outside of the Bupa fee Schedule for procedures.

    Areas of expertise

    • ACL reconstruction
    • Anterior cruciate ligament (adult and paediatric) injuries
    • Cartilage injuries knee and hip
    • Cartilage transplant
    • Femoroacetabular impingement
    • Hip and groin sports injuries
    • Hip arthroscopy
    • Knee replacement
    • Meniscal augmentation
    • Meniscal injuries
    • Meniscal repair
    • Meniscal transplant
    • MPFL reconstruction
    • Multi-ligament knee reconstruction
    • Patellofemoral instability
    • PCL reconstruction
    • Sports injuries knee and hip
    • Trochleoplasty
    • Unicompartmental knee replacement

    Professional memberships

    Royal College of Surgeons
    Royal Society of Medicine
    British Orthopaedic Association
    British Association for Surgery of the Knee
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    Arthroscopy Association of North America
    International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Injury
    European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy

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  • Dr Navkiran Kaur, Anaesthetist

    Excellent anaesthetist

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