Mr Kailash Devalia

MBBS, MS (Tr & Orth), DNB (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

  • Specialities Joint replacement, Key Hole Surgery, Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
  • Telephone 0191 2125232 (secretary Rachel - 07530 739524)
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi

  • GMC Number 6062488
  • Website


Mr Devalia is a dedicated foot and ankle surgeon with special interest in Sports injuries. He is trained at Newcastle and Sheffield and was proud winner of BOFAS travelling fellowship at Zurich.

He has experience in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, including Ankle replacement, Ankle ligaments and Achilles problems, key hole surgeries and forefoot deformities.

Mr Devalia has a particular interest in Sports Medicine. He leads a dedicated physiotherapy service to identify these injuries at early stage; provide timely treatment and accelerated rehabilitation. He combines the latest techniques with proven existing methods to promise the best outcome to his patients.

He is heavily involved in Regional Teaching Programs for Northern Deanery and takes a huge pride in training budding Foot and Ankle surgeons.


  • Every Tuesday afternoon


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Gateshead


I offer a specialist foot and ankle service. This includes Ankle arthroscopy, Ankle Replacement, Sports Surgery, Ligament Reconstructions, Forefoot reconstruction including bunion surgeries and Minimally Invasive Surgeries.

Other interests

  • Ankle & Foot sports injuries
  • Ligaments Reconstruction
  • Young Ankle Arthritis Treatment
  • Achilles tendon reconstruction

Personal interests

Recent interest: I have developed this new interest in running long distances. I am proud of successfully completing my first Great North Run Half Marathon in 2016 under two hours.

Cricket: I have always been a strong team player and have occasionally led my team in school and college cricket tournaments. This has given me a deep insight in understanding and treating sport related injuries around the foot and ankle joints.

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society
  • North Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh


MR Devalia’s pioneering work and surgical expertise is reflected by his active involvement in the clinical research related to foot and ankle surgery. He has published extensively and has presented work both nationally and internationally. This work has directly led to the effective management and algorithm development in his practice to treat Achilles tendinopathy and sport injuries.

He has authored the Foot & Ankle book chapter for Postgraduate Orthopaedics: The Candidate’s Guide to the FRCS (Tr&Orth) Examination 3E.


Mr Kailash Devalia works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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