- Name: Raju Ahluwalia
- Location: Sevenoaks Medical Centre, Blackheath Hospital, London Bridge Hospital, Guthrie Clinic
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- Training and qualifications: BSc MBBS (Hons) MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth) Dip Sports & Exercise Medicine (RCS Edin)
Mr Raju Ahluwalia is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in foot and ankle surgery at King’s College Hospital, London. Raju graduated from Guys, King’s & St Thomas’s in London with a BSc in Immunology – writing a thesis on the expression of infection & inflammatory markers and winning a bursary and further scholarship to continue his research from Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital.
His early surgical training was on the King’s College rotation before being appointed to the Cambridge training program. Raju completed his training on the Chelsea and Westminster Rotation with additional training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore where he worked with some of the UK’s doyens of foot and ankle surgery including past British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society (BOFAS) presidents.
Raju undertook SAC recognised advanced fellowships in arthroscopic & minimally invasive surgery, ankle arthroplasty (at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford), limb reconstruction and diabetic foot practice at the Wirral, Liverpool, he was awarded BOFAS and AO Travelling Fellowships to complete his training.
His practice encompasses all facets of foot and ankle surgery and is based around major trauma, elective foot and ankle care and diabetic foot practice. He was awarded the Diploma of Sports and Exercise Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and incorporates these lessons into his care for patients and advocates the use of Patient Related Outcome Measures in foot and ankle surgery and presented this nationally.
Raju is one of the consultants at the internationally recognised Kings Diabetic Foot Unit and invited member of the Diabetic Foot Study Group and part of the International Diabetic Foot Care Group – a European group of surgeons and physicians working as an advisory group through translating research and publishing on improving diabetic foot medicine through clinician and patient education.
He has been faculty and lecturer of a number of FRCS and Trauma Courses and part of the organisational team of the annual King’s Charcot Reconstruction Meeting, at the Oval, London and actively involved in training the next generation of doctor’s at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School and supervising trainees from the London Deanary.
He has represented the unit at national international meetings at invited to lecture internationally. He has published over 15 peer reviewed articles and invited to present in over 50 national & international meetings including American Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society, British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society, British Orthopaedic Association and has written chapters for textbooks.
He has actively undertaken charity work orgainising sports days and played sport at university. He is happily married living with his family in London.
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Keyhole Ankle Surgery
Hind-foot & Mid-foot Correction
Fore-foot Reconstruction (including Bunion Surgery)
Diabetic Foot Surgery & Complex Reconstruction including Deformity Correction
Lower Limb Trauma Surgery
Fellowship of the Royal College Of Surgeons, BOFAS, AOFAS, Diabetic Foot Study Group, BMA, MPS
Sevenoaks Medical Centre
Gutherie Clinic King’s College Hospital
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