Academics, Achievents
& Testimonials



April 2020
A–DFS Webinar on Diabetic Foot Surgery


February 2020
Diabetic Foot Conference, Barcelona Invited Guest Speaker for Diabetic Foot Conference


January 2020
OSSAPCON conference, India Invited Guest Speaker for OSSAPCON conference


November 2019
Danish Wound Conference, Odense, Denmark Invited guest speaker, Danish Wound Conference


November 2019
British Association of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Conference- Nottingham Invited Guest Speaker for BOFAS Annual Conference


November 2018
BOFAS Annual Conference, Edinburgh Complex Charcot Foot Reconstructions


November 2018
Diabetic Foot Podiatric Module, London


August 2018
Diabetic Foot Society India Annual Conference, India Invited Guest Speaker Lead on Orthopaedic Reconstruction


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

Welcome to Professor Venu Kavarthapu
Consultant Lower Limb Surgeon

Covid-19 Update:


    Currently, most private hospitals are providing only time-critical and urgent inpatient care.
    Telemedicine outpatient service is offered for all follow-up and some new referrals that do not require upto date imaging (x–ray, scans) or other tests.

    Please check with your insurance provider before contacting
    Prof. Kavarthapu’s Private Secretary
    Sarah Nixon Ph: 020 3667 3131, Fax: 020 7378 7049
    Email: pa.venu.kavarthapu@hcahealthcare.co.uk




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, and Dr Joel Matta at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA; hip arthroplasty at Guy’s Hospital, London and foot & ankle surgery 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, Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark, Orthopaedic Training Programme Director for SE London, Educatioon Committee Member of British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle society and the President-Elect of Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons.



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,S Radiologists and Nurses, in order to provide the best possible treatment and to ensure the minimal recovery time for all his patients.