Mr Rajiv Limaye

MBBS, MS (Orth), MSc (Trauma Surgery), MCh(Orth), FRCS, FRCS (Orth), Trauma Fellowship (AO International - Switzerland)


Mr Limaye began his medical training in India where he qualified as a Medical Doctor and Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon in 1993. He then went on to complete a further 10 years of Junior and Senior Registrar level Orthopaedic and Trauma training across Liverpool, London and Oxford regions. 

His fellowship level training in Foot and Ankle surgery led to entry onto the specialist register in the UK in 2005. Mr Limaye was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Orthopaedics and Trauma surgery in 2005. His current post is at the University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton on Tees. 

Specialties include:

  • Total Joint Replacements of the Ankle and Foot
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flat Foot
  • Heel pain
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Achilles Tendon problems
  • Sports Related Injuries
  • Medico-Legal work

He runs a dedicated foot and ankle service and developed expertise in minimal access surgery. Mr Limaye has a clinic at The Nuffield Health Tees Hospital for both self-pay and insured patients every Wednesday evening.  He is premier consultant for BUPA and many other major insurance companies and works within BUPA fees.


  • Wednesday 17:30 - 19:30


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton on Tees


Personal interests

Mr Limaye’s varied interests include fell walking, hiking in Switzerland, skiing and driving sports cars. He also enjoys travelling and learning about new cultures, food, places and spends remaining time with his family, kids and his many friends from various backgrounds.

Mr Limaye has a passion for water colour paintings and has received many national prizes. He has also completed elementary and intermediate drawing exams and has achieved a diploma in painting. His other interest lies in still photography and he has also received prizes in this.

He is currently taking flying lessons on a Cesna 152 through Durham Tees Valley Flying Club.

Member of

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • Specialist Register, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery UK
  • British Foot and Ankle Society
  • Medical Defence Union


Mr Limaye holds a faculty position in local and international level courses and conferences in foot/ankle surgery, trauma and basic sciences and has published widely in journals and contributed through book chapters for the Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma.


Mr Rajiv Limaye works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

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

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

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