Mr Gaurav Batra

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB BCh (Wales), MRCS (Eng), PhD, FRCS (Orth), MFSEM (Sports Med)

Year qualified:1995

Personal profile

Mr Batra has been a Hip & Knee Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Salford Royal Hospital since 2010.

He performs Hip and Knee Replacement, Revision Hip and Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic (keyhole) Hip and Knee Surgery, including ACL reconstruction.

Mr Batra is one of few Orthopaedic Consultants in the region who has completed the Sports Medicine Membership exams (MFSEM) with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This gives Mr Batra a unique insight into sporting injuries, training methods, sports psychology as well as nutrition.

Mr Batra is happy to see patients who have sporting ambitions at any level and are struggling to get back to their sport. A patient will receive honest advice.

Mr Batra qualified in 1995 from University of Wales College of Medicine with commendation and did Surgical Training (MRCS) in Manchester in 1998. He spent three years at the Manchester Medical School conducting research into how cells behave when human bone heals after it has broken, for which he was awarded his PhD. He started higher surgical training in 2003 and passed FRCS (Orth) exam in 2007. During his training he did the Bolton Knee Fellowship, Leicester Hip Fellowship and visited the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to complete a Visiting Clinician’s Fellowship. He completed his MFSE, with The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2018.

Professional Memberships

  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the knee
  • British Trauma Society
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Manchester Medical Society

Clinical Interests

  • Sports Injury
  • Knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscal Surgery
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • PRP injection
  • LIPOGEMS treatment

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