Mr Chandratreya is experienced in all aspects of Orthopaedics, with specialist interest in Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Surgery and Sports Trauma. Amit qualified as a doctor in 1990 from BJ Medical College, Pune, India and underwent his specialist orthopaedic training; initially in Pune and then Mumbai and successfully obtained the MS (Orth) and DNB (Orth) degrees. He then undertook further specialty training at the Queens’s Medical Centre, Nottingham; completing his CCST in Trauma and Orthopaedics and obtaining the MCh(Orth) and FRCS(Orth)Glasg in 1999.
He has completed 2 prestigious Clinical Fellowships in Nottingham and Bradford, with specific emphasis problems in the lower limb, specifically the knee. His interests cover the range of knee surgery including arthroscopic anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction for the unstable knee, meniscal surgery and reconstruction for the torn footballer’s cartilage, surgery for patello-femoral problems, articular cartilage repair for joint articular surface damage, through to osteotomy and joint replacement for the worn knee.
In addition to traditional hip and knee replacements, he also offers treatments like Unicompartmental replacement, total knee replacements with special bearings for nickel sensitive patients and patellofemoral replacements. He also offers knee arthroscopy under local anaesthesia to patients who fit the criteria.
He holds a particular passion to treat patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries and Meniscal injuries of the knee. Amit takes care of al the acute knee injuries which present through the trauma clinics at POWH.
He is keen to remain at the forefront of developing technology with an aim to offer the best treatment to his patients.
He has been a Consultant in the NHS since 2005.
Mr Chandratreya performs the following treatments at Nuffield Health, The Vale Hospital
- Patellar malalignment
- Patellar dislocations
- Trochlear dysplasia
Amit loves to travel and read thrillers. He has completed mountaineering courses and takes every opportunity to trek in the Western Ghats near his hometown of Pune.
English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Amit Chandratreya at Nuffield Health
- Knee replacement
- Knee arthroscopy
- Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
Mr Chandratreya presents his work regularly in the local and national BASK/BOA meetings.
He co-organised the very successful Annual BASK meeting in Cardiff.
He co-ordinates a quarterly Complex Knee Meeting for all Knee surgeons in South Wales. This is an important meeting for surgeons and their patients who present with complex and unusual problems.
- British Association for Surgery of the Knee
- British Orthopaedic Association
- World Orthopaedic Concern
- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Other posts held
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess of Wales Hospital
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bridgend Hospital
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neath Port Talbot Hospital
Insurers Mr Amit Chandratreya works with
Mr Amit Chandratreya works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Westfield Health WPA
Mr Amit Chandratreya does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Amit Chandratreya does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Amit Chandratreya does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.