Mr Vikas Vedi is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals.
He has a specialist interest in hip and knee surgery. This includes joint replacement and revision surgery, sports injuries to the hip, knee and foot and ankle. He has expertise in minimally invasive joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee, arthroscopic knee surgery, hip arthroscopy and in soft tissues conditions around the hip and knee.
He is one the UK lead surgeons in the Rapid Recovery ProgrammeTM for joint replacement surgery; a patient focused approach to the management of hip and knee replacement patients aimed and improving their experiences and allowing a faster rehabilitation.
Mr Vedi is a regular speaker on hip and knee surgery at various international meetings and teaches regularly on a number of international courses in hip and knee surgery. To continue his research interests, he is the UK principal investigator for a new technology in knee replacement.
Most recently, Mr Vedi has been invited to become a Department of Health Advisor supporting the QIPP Orthopaedic Procurement Best Practice Programme to support the government in its efforts in reducing procurement costs to the NHS specifically focusing on joint replacement surgery.
Mr Vedi graduated from University College London in 1992. His higher surgical training was on the South West Thames Orthopaedic rotation. He completed his training in 2004.
During his training, he was appointed as the first ever Football Association research fellow and his work lead to a number of publications on the kinematics of the knee joint. To complete his training Mr Vedi undertook a prestigious fellowship in Sydney, Australia. He gained extensive experience in hip and knee arthroplasty and revision hip and knee replacement in a tertiary referral practice both in the young and the elderly as well as with a number of hip and knee pathologies.