Mr Kalpesh Vaghela


MBBS, BSc , MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth) , FEBHS DipHandSurg (Br)

GMC number: 7088371

Practising since: 2010


Orthopaedic surgery

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Kalpesh is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Hand & Wrist Surgery based at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.

Kalpesh read medicine at Imperial College London and completed a BSc in Surgical Sciences graduating with 1st class honours. He completed specialist orthopaedic training on the prestigious Percivall Pott rotation. Kalpesh then undertook the Training Interface Group (TIG) integrated orthoplastics hand surgery fellowship at the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby and gained international experience at the world-renowned Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He has been awarded the BSSH Travelling fellowship attending the Institute Kaplan in Barcelona, Spain and the ASSH International Fellowship to attend centres of excellence in the USA learning from some of the world's pioneering surgeons.

Kalpesh has obtained dual diploma qualification in hand surgery completing both the European and British diplomas the latter of which he was awarded the Vivien Lees Gold Medal. He has completed an MSc in Medical Education at UCL and was awarded the Robert Jones Medal & Association Prize by the BOA. Kalpesh is passionate about helping patients suffering from pain and disability from hand and wrist conditions, working within a multi-disciplinary team and utilising evidence-based treatments to deliver high-quality, personalised care.

Special interests

Elective Hand Surgery – Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, Tendinopathies, Dupuytren’s Disease, Ganglions, Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scaphoid Fractures & Non-union, Wrist Instability Wide Awake Local Anaesthetic No Tourniquet (WALANT) Wrist Arthroscopy Small Joint Arthroplasty Complex Hand & Wrist Trauma

Other interests

Orthopaedic Trauma 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kalpesh Vaghela at Nuffield Health

  • Osteotomy
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand surgery
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Dupuytren's fasciectomy
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Kalpesh Vaghela works with

Related experience



  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • International Wrist Arthroscopy Society
  • General Medical Council

Other posts held

  • Royal London Hospital
  • Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Kalpesh Vaghela works with

Mr Kalpesh Vaghela works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Aviva Health
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Alliance Healthcare


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

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

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