Mr Ashwin Unnithan


MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth), MSc

GMC number: 6040444

Practising since: 2000


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Friday evening - Woking
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Mr Unnithan is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery, including revision surgery and complex trauma surgery.

On completion of his undergraduate studies he completed his basic surgical training in Surrey and Sussex before undertaking a Masters in Musculoskeletal science at University College London and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He completed his higher surgical training on the South-West London rotation during which time he spent a year doing a trauma fellowship in New Zealand.

He has undertaken further sub-specialty training with prestigious fellowships at the Bristol Hip Unit and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He has published a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings in Europe and the US. He was awarded first prize for his presentation at the British Trauma Society meeting in 2014

Special interests

Total hip replacement including young total hip replacement, revision hip replacement, total knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, osteotomy, knee arthroscopy and meniscal repair. Upper and lower limb trauma including complex peri-prosthetic fractures.

Personal interests

Implant design, peri-prosthetic fractures, treatment of infected hip and knee replacements, stem cell transfer in the treatment of Osteoarthritis.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ashwin Unnithan at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Tennis elbow release
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Ashwin Unnithan works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Ashford & St Peter’s NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Ashwin Unnithan works with

Mr Ashwin Unnithan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • ESMI
  • PHC
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Mr Ashwin Unnithan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Ashwin Unnithan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Ashwin Unnithan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.