Academics, Achievents
& Testimonials



June 2018
Co-Convener of Joint 4th ADFS Annual Conference and King’s Charcot Foot Reconstruction Symposium


May 2018
Invited Guest Speaker at Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference, Great Malvern


May 2018
Invited Guest Speaker atEWMA 2018 annual conference, Krakow, Poland


April 2018
Invited Guest Speaker at UN World Health Day 2018. House of Commons, London


November 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons Meeting, Venice


November 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, Singapore

October 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at the Indian Arthroplasty Association Annual Conference, Kolkata India

October 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at the European and International Foot and Ankle Conference, Portugal

September 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at the European Orthopaedic Research Society Conference, Munich

July 2017
Invited Guest Speaker at King’s Yale Combined Diabetic Foot Symposium, Bangkok

June/July 2017
Convener for the King’s Multidisciplinary and Surgical Management of Charcot Foot Symposium and Cadaver Lab Workshop, London

March 2017
Faculty at the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Principles Course, Kent

Welcome to Professor Venu Kavarthapu
Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

Professor Venu Kavarthapu is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgery. He trained in Orthopaedic Surgery from South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation. Further fellowship training was obtained in specialized MIS (minimally invasive) 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.

Prof. Kavarthapu was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London in 2006. He runs a regional young adult hip surgery service, including hip arthroscopy and minimally invasive hip replacement surgery. He also heads a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary complex foot surgery service that undertakes corrective surgery required for foot deformities caused by diabetes.

Prof. Kavarthapu lectures nationally and internationally in conferences particularly on diabetic foot surgery, trauma, hip arthroscopy, and primary and revision hip arthroplasty. He is actively involved in research and published several scientific articles in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

Prof. Kavarthapu’s other responsibilities include Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, lead clinician for the orthopaedic department and Orthopaedic Training Programme Director for SE London. He is also the past President of Indian Orthopaedic Society UK. He has recently been appointed as the chairman of British Indian Clinical and Academic Partnership..



The specialist service provided at his practice include on the following areas:

Prof. Venu Kavarthapu believes in personalised care and works closely with an experienced team of Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Diabetologists, Anaesthetists, Radiologists and Nurses, in order to provide the best possible treatment and to ensure the minimal recovery time for all his patients.