Mr Joyti Saksena


BMSc(Hons), MB ChB, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Saksena has been a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon since 2009. His role in medical education started in 2010, initially as a Training lead in orthopaedics before expanding to the wider role of all post-graduate medical education at Barnet & Chase Farm hospitals. Since the acquisition by the Royal Free Hospital in 2014 it has expanded again to cover 3 hospitals and over 600 trainees.

He undertook his medical training in Scotland and graduated with honours in 1995. He underwent his initial surgical training in the UK and Australia before embarking on his specialist orthopaedic training on the prestigious Royal London Hospital Rotation. He has worked and lived in the local area since 2002.

Joyti Saksena’s clinical practice lies in hip and knee replacement, complex primary hip replacement and revision hip and knee replacement. He has a special interest in the management of infected joint replacements. He performs arthroscopic knee surgery and soft tissue knee reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament and medial patella-femoral ligament reconstruction. He has a keen interest in joint preservation surgery of the hip and knee and undertakes procedures to try and prevent the need for joint replacement particularly in the younger patient.

His research interest lies in improving surgical and quality of life outcomes. His aim is to provide enhanced recovery by adopting approaches that improve the whole patient journey from pre-operative assessment to post-operative rehabilitation. He has published and presented his research work in Europe and the USA.

Joyti Saksena keeps up to date by attending national and international scientific meetings. He undertook a traveling surgeon visit to the USA to visit surgeons who specialise in conservative hip and custom knee replacement techniques. He has adopted 3D Computer aided planning in to his practise and patient specific implants.

He is a faculty member on several orthopaedic courses and is an author reviewer for a number of prestigious journals. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic association, the British Hip society, the American academy of orthopaedic surgeons and the AO alumni.

He is keen on innovation in orthopaedics and has been involved in the design and testing of a number of orthopaedic implants.

He is the chairman of North London Orthopaedic Clinics, a group of like-minded consultant surgeons who help NHS trusts with waiting list work.

Special interests

Hip replacement (Primary, Complex Primary & Revision), knee replacement (Primary, Revision, Partial & Patella Femoral), arthroscopic hip & knee surgery, knee ligament reconstruction (ACL, MPFL, ALL, MCL), knee preservation surgery and Biologics, fracture/trauma Surgery and sports injuries – tendonitis (PrP injections).

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Related experience


  • Royal college of Surgeons and Physicians Glasgow
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Alumni Member
  • British Hip Society
  • Efort Member

Other posts held

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals)

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