Orthopaedic procedures available under Mr Rahul Patel's care.

Mr Rahul Patel

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

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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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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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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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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Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery FAQs

Discover the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about surgery. Understand what to expect and more!
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For private patients

The Wellington Hospital
The Knee Unit
Wellington Place
London NW8 9LE

Tel: 02074835059
Fax: 020 7483 9131
PA Email: sec@rahulpatel.net
Website: www.theweelingtonhospital.com

For NHS patients

University College London Hospital
2nd Floor Maple House
149 Tottenham Court Road
London W1T 7BN

Tel: 02034479413
Fax: 020 7380 9081
PA Email: fiona.felix@uclh.nhs.uk
Website: www.uclh.nhs.uk