Mr Rajiv Bajekal, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist

Mr Rajiv Bajekal MCh (Orth), FRCS (Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist

MCh (Orth), FRCS (Orth)
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MrRajiv Bajekal,Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Bajekal is a recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist

Introducing Mr Rajiv Bajekal - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Spine

Introducing Mr Rajiv Bajekal - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Spine

What is a hip replacement?

What is a hip replacement?

What is spinal stenosis?

What is spinal stenosis?

What are the risks of spinal stenosis surgery?

What are the risks of spinal stenosis surgery?

What advice would you give someone with sciatica?

What advice would you give someone with sciatica?

When should I consider surgery for sciatica?

When should I consider surgery for sciatica?

What is the recovery like after surgery for sciatica?

What is the recovery like after surgery for sciatica?

Which back pain symptoms are worrying?

Which back pain symptoms are worrying?

What is a slipped disc?

What is a slipped disc?

What does surgery for sciatica involve?

What does surgery for sciatica involve?

What back problems can you have injections for?

What back problems can you have injections for?

What back problems can you have injections for?

What back problems can you have injections for?

Areas of expertise

  • Back and spinal problems
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Epidural for pain relief
  • Lumbar discectomy/laminectomy, lumbar microdiscectomy and lumbar spinal decompression
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS)
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Recommendations for Mr Bajekal

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Justin Luke Timothy Peter, GP

    This consultant is kind considerate and clinically patient centered.He specializes in spinal surgery and I have found his care to be exemplary

  • byDr Dilini Niroshika Kalupahana, GP

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a very kind measured approachable consultant who is holistic and knowledgeable.

  • byDr Thivyan Thiruudaian, GP

    Approachable, helpful with excellent patient feedback

  • byDr Dinesh Silva, GP

    Goes above his call of duty to help his pateints

  • byDr Alison Mary Somerset, GP

    Excellent clinician. Very good bedside manner.

  • byDr Amit Majevadia, GP

    Good bedside manner, well liked by patients

  • byDr Philippa Jane Vincent, GP

    Good communication with patients and GPs

  • byDr Amanda Mary Grattan, GP

    Always helpful and very experienced

  • byDr Hitesh Rasiklal Shah, GP

    Recommended for spinal disorders

  • byDr Nikesh Dattani, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • byDr Vaidehi Ramesh Hegde, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Deborah Gordon, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Rimi Mukherjee, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Joanna Hseuh Pei Yong, GP

    Experienced Spinal Surgeon

  • byDr Varuna Ayaru, GP

    Very good specialist.

  • byDr Ramamurthie Surendra Naidoo, GP

    Excellent surgeon

  • byMr Hamish Hamilton, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is an excellent clinician. I’ve known Mr Rajiv Bajekal for a long period of time and I would be happy to refer my patients to him.

  • byDr Dean Creer, Consultant General and Respiratory Physician

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a recommended Orthopaedic Back Surgeon.

  • byMr Mahantesh Karoshi, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • byMr Giuseppe Sforza, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Pinak Ray, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is an excellent surgeon, with good bedside manners.

  • by Dr Patrick McGowan, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Joyti Saksena, Hip, Knee & Sports Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Alexander Loh, Vascular Surgeon

    Caring surgeon and good opinion

  • byDr Justin Luke Timothy Peter, GP

    This consultant is kind considerate and clinically patient centered.He specializes in spinal surgery and I have found his care to be exemplary

  • byDr Dilini Niroshika Kalupahana, GP

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a very kind measured approachable consultant who is holistic and knowledgeable.

  • byDr Thivyan Thiruudaian, GP

    Approachable, helpful with excellent patient feedback

  • byDr Dinesh Silva, GP

    Goes above his call of duty to help his pateints

  • byDr Alison Mary Somerset, GP

    Excellent clinician. Very good bedside manner.

  • byDr Amit Majevadia, GP

    Good bedside manner, well liked by patients

  • byDr Philippa Jane Vincent, GP

    Good communication with patients and GPs

  • byDr Amanda Mary Grattan, GP

    Always helpful and very experienced

  • byDr Hitesh Rasiklal Shah, GP

    Recommended for spinal disorders

  • byDr Nikesh Dattani, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • byDr Vaidehi Ramesh Hegde, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Deborah Gordon, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Rimi Mukherjee, GP

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • byDr Joanna Hseuh Pei Yong, GP

    Experienced Spinal Surgeon

  • byDr Varuna Ayaru, GP

    Very good specialist.

  • byDr Ramamurthie Surendra Naidoo, GP

    Excellent surgeon

  • byMr Hamish Hamilton, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is an excellent clinician. I’ve known Mr Rajiv Bajekal for a long period of time and I would be happy to refer my patients to him.

  • byDr Dean Creer, Consultant General and Respiratory Physician

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a recommended Orthopaedic Back Surgeon.

  • byMr Mahantesh Karoshi, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • byMr Giuseppe Sforza, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Pinak Ray, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is an excellent surgeon, with good bedside manners.

  • by Dr Patrick McGowan, Pain Medicine Specialist

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Joyti Saksena, Hip, Knee & Sports Surgeon

    Recommended Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • by Mr Alexander Loh, Vascular Surgeon

    Caring surgeon and good opinion

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, EN2 8JL

    • BMI The Kings Oak Hospital

      The Ridgeway , Chase Farm Northside, Enfield, Middlesex , EN2 8JL

    • BMI The Cavell Hospital

      Cavell Drive, Uplands Park Road, Enfield, London, Middlesex, EN2 7PR

    • Highgate Private Hospital

      17-19 View Road, Highgate, London, N6 4DJ

    • Spire Bushey Hospital

      Heathbourne Road, Bushey Heath, WD23 1RD

    • Hospital of St. John & St. Elizabeth

      60 Grove End Road, London, NW8 9NH

    • One Hatfield Hospital

      3 Hatfield Avenue, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9UA

  • Barnet Hospital

    Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 3DJ

  • About Mr Rajiv Bajekal

    GMC number: 4167776

    Year qualified: 1986

    Place of primary qualification: University of Madras

    Mr Rajiv Bajekal is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon practising at Spire Bushey Hospital. He is an expert in back surgery (spinal surgery), back pain investigations, knee replacement, hip replacement, balloon kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty and lifestyle medicine. His interests are low back pain and sciatica in which he has had an interest since his early training days. He has developed these further since being appointed as a consultant in the NHS in 1998.

    Mr Bajekal commenced his medical training in JIPMER, Pondicherry in 1979 and was awarded an MS (Master of Surgery) in Orthopaedics from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India for his research on 'disc prolapse' in the spinal unit of the institute. He came to the UK in 1992 and trained at the Royal Free Hospital, RNOH Stanmore, Great Ormond Street and other hospitals in North London. He then completed his MCh at the University of Liverpool as an external candidate before obtaining a consultant post with Doncaster/Bassetlaw NHS trust in 1998.

    He is a senior examiner for the FRCS (orthopaedics and trauma) and a practitioner of lifestyle medicine to help patients struggling with weight loss or lifestyle related disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, sleep disorders, stress etc.

    Areas of expertise

    • Back and spinal problems
    • Lumbar spine problems
    • Cervical spine surgery
    • Disc problems
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Hip and knee problems
    • Hip and knee replacement
    • Sciatica and back pain
    • Lumbar discectomy/laminectomy, lumbar microdiscectomy and lumbar spinal decompression
    • Nutrition, weight problems, Type 2 Diabetes and other lifestyle induced illnesses
    • Epidural for pain relief
    • Minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS)

    Professional memberships

    British Medical Association (BMA)
    British Orthopaedic Association
    British Association of Spine Surgeons
    American Orthopaedic Asssociation
    North American Spine Society (NASS)

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