Mr Ashwin Unnithan

Personal profile

Mr Unnithan is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery, including revision surgery and complex trauma surgery.

On completion of his undergraduate studies he completed his basic surgical training in Surrey and Sussex before undertaking a Masters in Musculoskeletal science at University College London and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

He completed his higher surgical training on the South-West London rotation during which time he spent a year doing a trauma fellowship in New Zealand. He has undertaken further sub-specialty training with prestigious fellowships at the Bristol Hip Unit and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He has published a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings in Europe and the US. He was awarded first prize for his presentation at the British Trauma Society meeting in 2014.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Total hip replacement including young total hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Osteotomy
  • Knee arthroscopy and meniscal repair
  • Upper and lower limb trauma including complex peri-prosthetic fractures

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