Mr Chandra Rao

MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Tr Orth)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 01432 262502
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4772453
  • Fax 01432 344061


Mr Chandra Rao trained at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic hospital, Oswestry UK. He has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hereford County Hospital since 2010. His Orthopaedic surgical expertise includes total hip replacement, total knee replacement, ACL reconstruction, total ankle replacement, knee and ankle arthroscopy, surgeries for ankle and foot arthritis (including great toe replacement) and sports knee and ankle injuries. 


  • Weekly Thursday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Lower Limb Surgeon, Hereford County Hospital, Hereford
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Lower Limb Surgeon, Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital


Personal interests

Mr Rao is married to a consultant histopathologist at Hereford County Hospital, they have a 5 year old daughter and 10 month old son. His interests include playing and watching cricket, eastern philosophy and he is an avid BBC radio 4 listener.

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Medical Defence Union


Original articles on hip and knee replacements and bone graft techniques. International presentation on ankle arthroscopy. Current research interests include surgical treatment for achilles tendinopathy, outcome of ankle replacement and great toe joint replacement.


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

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

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