Mr Jeya Palan


MBBS (Lon), BSc Hons (1st class), PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 4733487

Practising since: 2000


Orthopaedic surgery, Orthopaedic surgery

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Jeya Palan is a consultant hip and knee arthroplasty surgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust. He is a high volume arthroplasty surgeon undertaking approximately 200 hip and knee replacements annually. He has completed revision arthroplasty fellowships in Coventry and Nottingham as well as a sarcoma fellowship at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. He was a T&O registrar in the East Midlands Leicester Deanery. He has been an Associate Editor for the Bone and Joint Journal (2012-2016) and was the National Joint Registry/RCS fellow in 2013/14. 

Jeya was awarded the BMA Doris-Hillier research grant in 2014/15 and awarded his PhD from the University of Leicester, looking into outcomes after hip and knee replacements. He has a specialist interest in the management of periprosthetic joint infections and fractures. Jeya has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers and presented extensively on hip and knee arthroplasty surgery both nationally and internationally. He was President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA) in 2013/14. He is a member of the European Knee Society and European Hip Society, Orthopaedic Device Evaluation Panel (ODEP) and T&O ST3 National Selection Design Group. He is also the clinical lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics in the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), representing the 6 main hospitals in West Yorkshire.

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Special interests

Primary hip and knee replacements including partial knee replacements

Revision knee and hip surgery

Other interests

Management of periprosthetic joint infections

Management of periprosthetic fractures

Management of metastatic bone cancer

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Jeya Palan at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement

Locations Mr Jeya Palan works with


    2 Leighton Street, Leeds, LS1 3EB

    0113 3227251
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Related experience


  • British Hip Society (BHS)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS Eng)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • Bone and Joint Infection Society (BAJIS)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM)
  • International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA)
  • European Knee Society (EKS)
  • European Hip Society (EHS)
  • American Hip and Knee Society (AHKS)

Other posts held

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Consultant Hip and Knee Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon

Insurers Mr Jeya Palan works with

Mr Jeya Palan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Aetna
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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