Mr Raja Venkataraman


MBBS, MS(Ortho), MRCS, FRCS, PGCME, British Orthopaedic Association Trauma Fellow, Hip and Knee - Advanced Clinical Arthroplasty Fellow

GMC number: 6080780

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr R Venkataraman is currently working as a substantive consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at one of the largest NHS trusts, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation trust. His specialist interests include hip and knee arthroplasty (joint replacement) surgery and arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery excluding soft tissue reconstruction of the knee.

Mr R Venkataraman graduated with his basic medical and post graduate degree in orthopaedics from one of the top ranked, reputed institutions in India, the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore. His career in orthopaedics and trauma began in the year 2000. 

Mr R Venkataraman now has two post graduate degrees in orthopaedics across two continents and an extensive clinical experience across the breadth and depth of this field. He undertook an advanced clinical fellowship training in hip and knee joint replacement surgery from the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow. As a British Orthopaedic Association Travelling Clinical Fellow in trauma, he visited the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard), for a clinical advanced fellowship in trauma.

Mr R Venkataraman is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for the Leicester university and a Medical Student Block lead for trauma and orthopaedics. He is panel member for the National Specialist Training Recruitment into Orthopaedics and Trauma. With a successfully completed Post graduate Certificate in Medical Education, he is a qualified and RCS & GMC recognised surgical instructor for the European Trauma, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course and Educational Supervisor for surgical trainees.

As a Clinical Governance Lead for the trauma and orthopaedic department, Mr. R Venkataraman ensures and cultivates an environment of reporting, investigating, learning from patient related incidents.  

Over the course of his illustrious career, Mr. R Venkataraman has developed and maintained a strong track record in research, audit, quality improvement activities, peer-reviewed publications, and several national and international presentations.  

Patient testimonials
"Thank you for the wonderful job you did, never had a moment’s concern about it”

“I appreciated you keeping me up to date on my progress”

"Exceptional care treated with dignity, compassion, and kindness" – Northern Echo

“Indeed, a testament to you as an individual and the wider team” – Chief Executive  

Personal interests

  • Photography
  • Portrait pencil and Pastel Sketching
  • Badminton
  • Road Biking

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Raja Venkataraman at Nuffield Health

  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Raja Venkataraman works with

Related experience


Mr R Venkataraman strongly believes that not all of us are cut out for pioneering research. He understands it involves time and dedication to produce land mark quality research. While he has done his share of it, looking at results of Navigated knee replacements vs conventional knee replacements, he wouldn’t claim it to be cutting edge research.

Having said this, he fully understands how to critically appraise a research paper or a published journal article to decide if it’s something that he would adopt to his routine clinical practice or not. 

It is this important skill that makes him an excellent clinician who is abreast of the latest developments and research in the field of arthroplasty surgery involving the hips and knees.


  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Queens Hospital Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Burton Upon Trent

Insurers Mr Raja Venkataraman works with

Mr Raja Venkataraman works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • WPA
  • Simplyhealth
  • Cigna


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

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

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