Mr Raja Venkataraman

Mr Raja Venkataraman

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06080780


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee


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

About me

Mr. R Venkataraman graduated with his basic medical and post graduate degree in orthopaedics from one of the top ranked, reputed institutions in India, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore. The 2000 bedded organization is known for its world class teaching and training for both undergraduate and post graduate training. Appointed as a substantive consultant and assistant professor in orthopaedics in India, his career in orthopaedics and trauma began in the year 2000.
Wanting to specialize in hip and knee joint replacement surgery and to advance his skills in this field, he made his move to the UK almost two decades ago. After returning to training again in the Northeast of England, Mr. R Venkataraman now has two post graduate degrees in trauma and orthopaedics across two continents and an extensive clinical experience across the breadth and depth in this field.
Mr. R Venkataraman undertook an advanced clinical fellowship training in hip and knee joint replacement surgery from an organization that performs several thousand joint replacements a year, the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow. Selected as a British Orthopaedic Association Travelling Clinical Fellow in trauma, he visited the Massachusetts General Hospital, for a clinical advanced fellowship in trauma. Returning from Harvard, he joined the team of orthopaedic surgeons at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, in early 2017.
Mr. R Venkataraman is an Honorary senior lecturer for the Leicester university and a Medical Student Block lead for trauma and orthopaedics and runs the undergraduate programme of training for the medical students posted at the hospital and actively participates in their assessment at the university level. He is committed to the undergraduate and post graduate teaching at the trust and regional level.
Mr. R Venkataraman is panel member for the National Specialist Training Recruitment into Orthopaedics and Trauma and contribute to its design and development. With a successfully completed Post graduate Certificate in Medical Education, He is a qualified and Royal College of Surgeons recognized instructor for the European Trauma and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course run nationally and across Europe. He is also a recognized and listed as an Educational Supervisor for the General Medical Council for both the Foundation and Core training of doctors entering post graduate surgical training.
As a clinical governance lead for the trauma and orthopaedic department, (Queens Hospital, Burton) Mr. R Venkataraman ensures and cultivates an environment of reporting, investigating, learning from incidents of concern and facilitating Duty of candour.
Over the course of his illustrious career, Mr. R Venkataraman has not only honed my subspecialist skillset in trauma and lower limb primary and revision arthroplasty but also developed and maintained a strong track record in research with continual audit, quality improvement activities, peer-reviewed publications and several national and international presentations of topics relating to joint replacement surgery.

Areas of interest

Hip replacement surgery (primary and revision); Knee replacement surgery (primary and revision); Arthroscopy of the knee excluding soft tissue reconstructive procedures.

Medical secretaries

  • Medical secretary to Mr Venkataraman
  • Virgin Care Private 113 Edmund Street Birmingham B3 2HJ
  • 0300 247 0121
  • Rebecca Astbury
  • Dept of Orthopaedics and Trauma Queens Hospital University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Belvedere Road Burton-On-Trent DE13 0RB
  • 07493 908012
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