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
Professor Venu Kavarthapu FRCS(Ed),FRCS(Trauma & Ortho)
Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RT, Tel: 02032999000,
Honorary Senior Lecturer , King‘s College London
Training Programme Director South East, London
Associate Professor of Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark

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Medical Education

  • 1993 MBBS, Univestiry of Health Sciences
  • 1998 FRCS Edinburgh
  • 2004 FRCS (Tr&Orth) Intercollegiate Board

Orthopaedic Training

Specialist Registrar Training:
  • South-East Thames Specialist Registrar Rotation 1998-2005
Subspecialty Fellowship Training:
  • MIS and Computer Navigation Hip Surgery Travelling Fellowship, Dr. Lawrence Dorr, Arthritis Institute, Los Angeles, USA
  • Fellowship, Dr. Joel Matta, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA
  • Hip Fellowship, Guy’s Hospital, London
  • Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Royal Surrey County Hospital and Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey

Faculty For Major Meetings And Courses

  • Faculty For Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference, Great Malvern
  • Faculty For EWMA 2018 annual conference, Krakow, Poland
  • Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons Meeting
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference
  • Indian Arthroplasty Association Annual Conference
  • European Foot and Ankle Society Conference
  • European Orthopaedic Research Society Conference
  • King’s Yale Combined Diabetic Foot Symposium
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Principles Course
  • Charing Cross International Diabetic Foot Meeting
  • Diabetic Foot Surgery, London
  • Diabetic Foot Meeting, Milan
  • AO Trauma Course
  • King‘s Intra-medullary Nailing Course
  • Indian Arthroplasty Association Annual Conference
  • FRCS (Tr & Ortho) Intense Revision Course, London
  • Foot Fractures Course, Kingston Upon Thames
  • Computer Navigation Knee Arthroplasty Course, London
  • Hip Skills Course, London
  • Current Topics in Hip Arthroplasty
  • Revision Hip Arthroplasty Course, London
  • Complex primary and revision hip course, London
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference
  • Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States Conference
  • South Asian Orthopaedic Association BiannualConference

Publications