Mr Rajeshkumar Kakwani

Mr Rajeshkumar Kakwani

Rajesh Kakwani

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 05205151


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Sports


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr. Kakwani completed his Higher Surgical training from Northern Deanery in 2013. He has completed 2 well respected Foot & Ankle Fellowships under Mr Ian Winson, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol, United Kingdom, and under Mr Chris Blundell, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He also pursued BOFAS travelling Fellowship to Sigvard Hansen Unit, Seattle and AO Trauma Fellowship in Hannover, Germany. He has been practicing as a Foot and Ankle Consultant Surgeon at the Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust since February 2014. The fellowships have empowered me to attain excellence in foot and ankle surgery including ankle replacement, foot and ankle arthroscopy, minimally invasive foot and ankle trauma and elective surgery in addition to the basic operations such as hallux valgus surgery, flatfoot and cavus foot correction. He specialises in Computer generated patient specific instrumentation for ankle replacement.

He has been voted as the 'Trainer of the Year' twice in 2017 & 2020 by the Orthopaedic Registrars (Health Education North-East) and Faculty for various Royal College, National & International courses. He is an Examiner for the FRCS Orth Examinations

He is on the National Orthopaedic Specialist Advisory Committee and the National Orthopaedic Trainee Selection Committee

He is the Chairman of the OrthNorth Training & Education Committee

Areas of interest

Bunion; ankle fusion; ankle replacement; minimally invasive surgery; sports injuries, Foot & Ankle arthroscopy, Ligament instability, Cavus foot, Flatfoot. CT generated patient specific instrumented ankle replacement.

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