Mr Saravana V Karuppiah

Mr Saravana V Karuppiah

Mr Vail Karuppiah

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06029326


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

Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle


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

About me

Mr Vail Karuppiah is a Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon who graduated from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India. He started his surgical career in Aberdeen, Scotland and completed Membership exams. Subsequently, he was appointed as a clinical tutor at the University of Aberdeen and did research towards a higher degree. He completed his National Orthopaedic Training Programme in East Midlands working at various hospitals including the Queen Medical Centre, Derby Hospitals and Kingsmill Hospital, Mansfield.

He has completed an accredited International Specialist training in Foot and Ankle Fellowship from Australia.

Mr Karuppiah is a full-time consultant at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre.

Sub specialist training - Fellowships:
• Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Adelaide, Australia
• Lower Limb Reconstruction Fellowship, Manchester, UK
• Trauma Fellowship, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mr Karuppiah is keen in Minimal invasive surgery (MIS) for foot and ankle pathologies. He has a well established practice and re and is the only surgeon to offer mininimally invasive surgery for bunion surgery in East Midlands region.

Areas of interest

Special clinical interests
• Bunion Minimally invasive surgery (MIS, Key Hole Surgery)
• 1st MTP joint replacement
• Adult Acquired flat foot
• Ankle replacement
• Plantar Fasciitis (Key hole)
• Foot and Ankle Deformity correction
• Rheumatoid Foot and Ankle
• Diabetic Foot

Treatment offered / Conditions treated
• Big toe arthritis (Hallux Rigidus) – Cartiva replacement
• Big toe fusion
• Flat foot deformity
• Treatment of hammer toe or claw toes
• Plantar plate repair
• Bunionnette correction
• Removal of Ganglion
• Removal soft tissue lumps and bumps
• Morton Neuroma
• Nerve entrapment
• Haglund’s deformity
• Achilles Tendonitis
• Heel pain
• Ankle and Subtalar fusion
• Ankle arthroscopy
• Sports related injuries
• Foot and Ankle injections
• Ankle ligament reconstruction
• Tendon disorders including tendo-achilles
• PRP injection (Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy)
• Treatment of ingrowing toe nail

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