Recent Academics



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


December 2016
Eponymous Lecture at the Indian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference- Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Arthroplasty, Kerala, India


September 2016
Invited Guest Speaker at the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons Meeting, Stuttgart


June/July 2016
Convener for the King’s Multidisciplinary and Surgical Management of Charcot Foot Symposium and Cadaver Lab Workshop, London


April 2016
Invited Guest Speaker at Charing Cross International Diabetic Foot Meeting, London- Ischemic Charcot Foot Reconstruction


Febuary2016
Invited Guest Speaker at the North Indian States Orthopaedic Conference, Chandigarh, India- Hip Arthroscopy, Revision Hip Arthroplasty
 

Welcome to Mr Venu Kavarthapu
Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

Mr 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.

Mr 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. He 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.

Mr 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.

Mr 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:

Mr 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.