Mr Vinay Takwale


MB BS, MS, FRCS (Orthopaedics)

GMC number: 4382922

Practising since: 1987


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Vinay Takwale is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in treatment of injuries and other conditions of the shoulder, elbow and hand. His practice now involves all aspect of shoulder, elbow and hand surgery, but he is especially interested in treatment of these conditions by keyhole surgery with advanced modern techniques. He has large experience in management of fractures in the upper limb and joint replacement surgery of the shoulder, elbow and certain joints in the hand, and the more frequent conditions like rotator cuff tears or their impingement, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers and Dupuytren’s disease.

Mr Takwale has been a Consultant on the NHS since 2001. He carried out his Higher Surgical Training in the London and took a specialist fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at Wrightington Hospital.

Mr Takwale performs the following at Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital:

Personal interests

Mr Takwale lives in Cheltenham with wife and two daughters. He enjoys painting, sketching and calligraphy.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vinay Takwale at Nuffield Health

  • Shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair)
  • Hand surgery
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Mr Vinay Takwale works with

Related experience


As a Consultant he is actively involved in education of both higher surgical trainees and junior doctors. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, British Elbow and Shoulder Society and the Faculty of Medical leadership and Management. In addition to his clinical role, he is also keen to promote the advancement of medical leadership and management within the wider NHS.


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Shoulder Elbow Society
  • British Society for the Surgery of the Hand
  • British Orthopaedic Specialists Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Insurers Mr Vinay Takwale works with

Mr Vinay Takwale works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna International
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Police Mutual
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healthcare RM
  • Allianz
  • Aetna
  • Simplyhealth
  • ESMI
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Universal Provident
  • SecureHealth
  • Medical Care Direct


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

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

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