Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in sports and soft tissue injuries of the hip and knee.

Mr Rahul Patel

MBBS MRCS (Eng) MD FRCS (Tr & Orth)
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Personalised treatment

Whether you're a professional athlete, weekend warrior or simply enjoy active leisure pursuits, Rahul ensures that you will receive treatment specifically tailored to your needs.

Rahul has created a customised mobile application to guide his patients through their treatment, to ensure that they are empowered to get the most out of their care and return to doing what they love as quickly as possible.

“Completely approachable and excellently measured in his work. Highly skilled and proficient with the current medical research.”

James Taylor

“Since my operation my knee feels better than anytime in the last 10 years. Rahul was a calm and reassuring presence throughout the process, and is clearly obsessed about delivering the best results!”

Jonathon Hoover

Knee Arthroscopy patient

My treatments

Knee Arthroscopy and Meniscal Injury

Commonly known as “keyhole” surgery, arthroscopy is the bedrock of Rahul’s surgical work. Meniscal injuries don’t always need surgery, but when they do, Rahul will strive to preserve your meniscus.
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

Vital to sportsmen and women, the ACL is commonly injured during sport and most will need to undergo surgery to ensure they can return to doing what they love.
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Robotic arm assisted Total Knee Replacement

Arthritis is a debilitating condition and can affect your quality of life significantly. Although not the first treatment Rahul turns to for this condition, replacing part or all of your knee is often the definitive solution to improving function and abolishing pain.
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Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Commonly used by specialists in this field to treat non-arthritic conditions of the hip. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is the most frequent problem requiring this solution.
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Multi-ligament Injury

Multi-ligament injuries of the knee are serious injuries where more than one of the following structures are damaged (ruptured, partially ruptured/torn, strained) at the same time.
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Patello-femoral Instability

This is a condition where the patella (kneecap) repeatedly slips out of position fully (dislocation) or partially (subluxation). This normally happens towards the outside of the knee (laterally).
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Robotic arm assisted Patello-femoral Joint Replacement

Patello-femoral joint replacement is performed for arthritis that solely affects the patello-femoral joint (kneecap joint).
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Robotic arm assietd Uni-compartmental Knee Replacement

Uni-compartmental or uni-condylar knee replacement is where only one part of the knee is replaced. It used to treat arthritis (wearing away of the smooth articular cartilage).
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The Wellington Hospital Knee Unit

The Wellington Hospital Knee Unit offers world-class patients private knee care.
The Knee Unit

University College London Hospital

For NHS patients

University College London Hospital

2nd Floor Maple House

149 Tottenham Court Road London

020 3447 5143

The Wellington Hospital

For private patients

The Wellington Hospital
The Knee Unit
Wellington Place
London NW8 9LE
020 7483 5059