Mr Vel Sakthivel

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCS (Tr & Ortho), DIP

Professional Membership

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests


  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Knee replacement and revision surgery
  • Knee injuries
  • Sports injuries, including knee surgery
  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Personal profile

With over 14 years of global experience in trauma and orthopaedics (T&O), Mr Sakthivel offers pioneering surgical techniques such as trochleoplasty to prevent repeated patellar (knee) dislocations. He also transplants artificially grown cartilage cells into the knee. He regularly presents his research work to the Gauvain society and also appear on International Tamil TV answering questions regarding people’s health.

Year qualified:

1993