Mr Krishna Boddu



GMC number: 5206961

Practising since: 2004


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Friday am
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Mr Boddu is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in complex hip and knee arthroplasty. He obtained his postgraduate training in orthopaedic surgery at PGIMER, Chandigarh, one of the leading medical institutions in India.

Mr Boddu's passion for orthopaedic surgery led him to conduct research in orthopaedic biomechanics at Imperial College, London. He underwent registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in Southeast London hospitals. He obtained fellowship training at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, and King's College Hospital, London, specialising in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty surgery.

Mr Boddu worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the King’s College Hospital NHS Trust before moving to the Ipswich Hospital. As a consultant, he performed over 500 hip and knee replacement operations with expected outcomes on the National Joint Registry.

Mr Boddu has a strong interest in research, publishing 17 research papers in peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals and presenting 34 papers at national and international orthopaedic meetings. He is a reviewer for the Bone and Joint Journal. He has been a faculty of the FRCS (Tr and Orth) courses for many years.

Special interests

Mr Boddu offers comprehensive care for hip and knee arthritis. He performs smaller incision hip replacements and believes in accelerated rehab for the rapid recovery of his patients after the operation.

Mr Boddu's special interests: primary, complex and revision hip arthroplasty/replacement; primary, complex and revision knee arthroplasty/replacement; unicompartmental/partial knee replacement; knee arthroscopy.

Personal interests

Badminton; running; chess; research in AI.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Krishna Boddu at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Chondroplasty
  • Hip revision
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Hip replacement
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Krishna Boddu works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Krishna Boddu works with

Mr Krishna Boddu works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Aetna


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

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

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