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Mr Rajarshi Bhattacharya completed his basic surgical training in the north of England and simultaneously obtained a master's degree in evidence based orthopaedic studies. He then undertook higher training as a specialist registrar (Calman training scheme) in trauma and orthopaedics within the northern deanery, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Subsequently, Mr Bhattacharya undertook specialist fellowship training in knee surgery at the Edinburgh Knee Unit followed by a trauma fellowship at the Edinburgh Trauma Unit, with a further fellowship in knee surgery at the Southampton Knee Unit.

In 2010 he was appointed as a consultant in trauma and orthopaedics at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and was subsequently appointed as honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London.

In 2012 he was elected as the ASG (Austria, Switzerland, Germany) orthopaedic fellow by the British Orthopaedic Association. In 2013 he was appointed as head of trauma and orthopaedics at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. 


Knees, including soft tissue injuries, ligament reconstruction and joint replacements, routine and complex trauma, fracture surgery, general orthopaedics

Research & publications

Fracture healing in osteoporotic bone, simulation in trauma surgery, soft tissue knee surgery, epidemiology of trauma and major trauma centres, unicompartmental knee replacement

Survivorship and patient satisfaction of a fixed bearing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty incorporating an all-polyethylene tibial component

Use of porous trabecular metal augments with impaction bone grafting in management of acetabular bone loss

Private practice

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