Professor Sanjiv Jari

Consultant Orthopaedic & Knee Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr&Orth), Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship(USA), CCST (Tr.& Orth) , Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training

Personal profile

Professor Jari is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Bolton and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery at the University of Manchester.

His interests include keyhole surgery of the knee and ankle, ligament reconstructive knee surgery, cartilage transplantation in sports injuries and early arthritis and knee-cap surgery. In addition to sports surgery, he performs robotically assisted knee replacements and has a large practice in arthritis surgery, specialising in personalised minimally invasive total and half knee replacements together with using advanced contemporary non-surgical arthritis treatments including stem cell injections.

Professor Jari trained in London and Manchester, following which he worked in the USA for a year at a prestigious sports medicine clinic. He was a Sports Medicine Consultant to the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and also provided cover to the 2001 World Police and Fire Games in Indianapolis.

Professor Jari was also Medical Consultant to the USA Amateur Boxing Association. He has also been Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Great British Olympic Wrestling squad, and looks after and works with many elite professional and international teams and athletes in various sports including rugby, football, netball and basketball.

Professor Jari's NHS practice (Salford Royal Hospital – University of Manchester Teaching Hospital) involves lower limb and trauma surgery. He has set up a dedicated knee rehabilitation and triage service in conjunction with specialist therapists, which includes biomechanical ligament assessment using a KT-1000, a tool not generally available in the UK.

He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association (BOSTA) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is also a national and international speaker on knee surgery and sports injuries.

Professor Jari has a number of ongoing research studies in various aspects of lower limb surgery. His research commitment has included supervision of post-graduate doctors undertaking higher degrees. He also regularly supervises medical students, sports rehab students and International medical students and Fellows

Professional Memberships

  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • British Trauma Society
  • British Olympic Wrestling Team

Clinical Interests

  • Knee problems and Knee surgery
  • Advanced Non-surgical Arthritis Treatment incl Stem Cell injections
  • Sports injuries
  • Personalised less invasive knee replacements
  • Keyhole surgery

Useful Links

  • www.thekneedoc.co.uk
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