Mr Navraj Atwal

MB ChB, BSc (Hons), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Key Hole Surgery, Musculoskeletal, Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Telephone 01242 246522
  • Year of first qualification 2001
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Punjabi

  • GMC Number 6025665
  • Website
  • Fax 01242 246501


Mr Atwal qualified in Medicine at the University of Bristol in 2001, having also been awarded a BSc in cellular and molecular pathology. He then spent six months as a Lecturer in Clinical Anatomy at the University of Oxford. He completed his basic and higher surgical training on the prestigious Bristol rotations.

Mr Atwal is now offering a one-stop clinic at the Nuffield Health Cheltenham on Friday mornings. In these one stop clinics you will be able to meet with Mr Atwal for a consultation, have any scans that you may require and a treatment plan will be given at the end of your appointment suited to your needs. Please note a referral from a GP will be required before booking. To book into one of these clinics, please contact Mr Atwal's secretary on 01242 246522. 

Mr Atwal undertook advanced Fellowship training at the internationally renowned North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre where he developed his expertise in lower limb surgery including the treatment of knee injuries in elite athletes and hamstring ruptures.

'Mr Atwal has been a Consultant based at Cheltenham General Hospital since January 2014 specialising in trauma, knee and hip surgery.

His practice comprehensively covers all aspects of knee surgery including knee replacement surgery, ‘keyhole’ surgery, ligament reconstruction, sports injuries and the treatment of patella dislocations. Mr Atwal has a particular interest in joint preservation surgery and is currently researching novel methods to achieve this.

Mr Atwal specialises in the following treatments in Cheltenham:


  • Monday Evening (Cheltenham)
  • Weekly Friday AM (Cheltenham)
  • Friday AM One-Stop Clinic (Cheltenham)
  • By arrangement only (Bristol)


Current posts

  • Cheltenham General Hospital
  • Gloucester Royal Hospital


This includes:

  • Lower limb surgery

Other interests

These include:

  • Knee surgery
  • Hip arthroplasty
  • Hamstring injuries
  • Lower limb sports injuries
  • Sports medicine/weight optimisation 

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy


Mr Navraj Atwal works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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