Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Mr Samuel Rajaratnam


Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04438098


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
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  • Open Referral network
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Open Referral network

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  • Knee


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  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr. Sam Rajaratnam FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) is an internationally renowned Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee replacement surgery and sporting injuries of the knee.

Mr Rajaratnam has performed over 5300 knee replacements with excellent outcomes, and is an expert on rapid recovery and lower pain scores following knee surgery. He has one of the lowest revision (failure) rates and best outcomes (PROMS) for knee replacements on the UK National Joint Registry and is an advocate for transparent, outcomes driven healthcare. He is an expert in robotic assisted knee replacement and was first to implement ROSA robotic technology within the UK private sector.

Mr Rajaratnam regularly treats professional and amateur sportspeople with soft tissue injuries to their knee, and performs over 120 ACL reconstructions and other soft tissue procedures each year as day case procedures. He regularly treats members of the Professional Football Association and is on the faculty of the FIFA Football medicine conference each year.

Mr Rajaratnam originally trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital in London and qualified with a First Class degree in anatomy and an MBBS in 1997. He trained via the Royal College of Surgeons, England at numerous centres of excellence in the UK and then Australia. Mr Rajaratnam was awarded the Walter Mercer Gold Medal for the best performance throughout Great Britain and Ireland in the final FRCS Orthopaedics examination in 2006.

He was the British Orthopaedic Association Ambassador to Hong Kong in 2007 and now enjoys an excellent international reputation as a leading knee surgeon and a key opinion leader in his field.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery; Partial and total knee replacement; Complex revision knee replacement; Knee ligament reconstruction; knee cartilage repair; Stem Cell treatments and biological repair of cartilage surface defects; Knee pain; Knee swelling; Knee injury; Meniscus; Meniscal tear; Meniscus Repair; Knee ligament; Knee fracture; ACL; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; Knee Arthroscopy; ACL reconstruction; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction; Revision ACL; Knee Dislocation; Tendon injuries; Knee wear; Knee Arthritis; Knee Osteoarthritis; Knee replacement; HTO; Osteotomy; Knee cap pain; Patellofemoral syndrome; Patellofemoral pain; Knee Ski injury; soft tissue knee

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