Mr Nikhil Kharwadkar

Personal profile

Mr Kharwadkar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham. He specialises in Hip and Knee Surgery. He is fellowship-trained in undertaking primary and revision hip and knee replacements and dealing with complex hip and knee conditions. 

Mr Kharwadkar completed his Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics and Trauma in March 2011 in the Yorkshire rotation based at Leeds. He then undertook sub-speciality Fellowship Training in Hip and Knee Surgery with eminent orthopaedic surgeons at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham for 18 months. He has also undertaken Visiting Fellowships in Complex Hip and Knee Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA and Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland which are world famous institutions for highest quality of care and leading advances in medical research. He regularly attends national and international conferences to keep abreast of the latest advances in Hip and Knee Surgery. 

Mr Kharwadkar has a strong research background and has been involved in Randomised Controlled Trials and several retrospective studies in Orthopaedics and Trauma. He has extensively authored papers and review articles in respected orthopaedic journals. He has presented papers in number of national and international meetings. 

Mr Kharwadkar has an active interest in teaching and training both undergraduates and postgraduates and is invited as a Faculty to teach on many clinical and academic courses. 

Mr Kharwadkar enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is a keen cricketer and also plays badminton and table tennis in his spare time.

Professional Membership

  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Interests


  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip and Knee Surgery

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