Skip to main content

Lower limb reconstruction surgery

Lower limb reconstruction comprises biological joint re-alignment, treatment of malunions, nonunions and modern limb lengthening techniques.

What is Lower Limb Reconstruction?

Lower limb reconstruction is a relatively new and fast developing subspecialty of orthopaedic and trauma surgery.

How does lower limb reconstruction work?

It comprises biological joint re-alignment including the treatment of malunions, nonunions, modern limb lengthening techniques usually using minimally invasive external fixation. It also includes management of bone and joint infections including osteomyelitis and septic arthritis.

What will happen during my consultation?

When you meet with your consultant surgeon you will be talked through the entire reconstruction process. They will discuss with you what'll happen before, during and after the procedure and any pain you may experience. Take this time with your consultant surgeon to ensure your mind is put at rest.

What are the benefits of lower limb reconstruction?

Lower limb reconstruction encompasses a variety of procedures with the ultimate aim of helping improve the quality of life for patients with various complex and difficult lower limb problems. 

Commonly, it can also provide a solution to problems that would otherwise end up with joint replacement surgery at an early and relatively young age. Occasionally in seriously damaged or deformed lower limbs it can also result in limb salvage.

Specialists offering Lower limb reconstruction surgery

Mr Steven Millington

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BMed Sci BMBS FRCS (Tr&Orth) PhD

BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Kostas Tsitskaris

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip and Knee)

MD, MSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Vivek Gulati

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

BA(hons) MA MBBChir(Cantab) MRCS MRes Dip(IC) FRCS(Tr&Orth)

BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Raghbir Khakha

Consultant Orthopaedic and Specialist Knee Surgeon

FRCS (Tr & Orth), MBBS, MSc

BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Nima Heidari

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MSc, FRCS(T&O)

BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Mr Ahsan Sheeraz

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MRCS, PGDip, FRCS

BMI The Saxon Clinic 1 more BMI The London Independent Hospital

View profile Book online

Find a specialist

General Enquiries