Mr Vivekanandan Dhukaram


MB BS, MS Orth, FRCS (Ed), MSc, FRCS (Tr Orth)

GMC number: 5206140

Practising since: 1993


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Vivek Dhukaram is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialist interest in foot and ankle surgery based at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS trust (UHCW) and private practice at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital. He has extensive experience in all aspects of foot and ankle pathology with special interest in sports injuries, deformity correction and minimally invasive surgery. 

Mr Dhukaram was trained and accredited as an Orthopaedic surgeon from South Trent training scheme. He undertook advanced fellowship training from Nottingham and RNOH Stanmore and also awarded British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and European Foot and Ankle Society travelling fellowships. He has set up the specialist foot and ankle service at University hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and continues to develop it. His surgical practice includes modern hallux valgus (bunion) surgery, lesser toe surgery, arthroscopic procedures of ankle, subtalar, big toe joints including arthroscopic guided joint fusions, ankle replacement, ligament reconstruction, midfoot and hindfoot deformity correction, rheumatoid foot surgery, diabetic foot surgery, tendon transfers, tendon reconstruction, foot and ankle fracture fixation and revision surgery for previous unsuccessful procedures. Mr. Dhukaram employs techniques to minimise postoperative pain and his patients report higher satisfaction.

He has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at international and national meetings on various topics of foot and ankle surgery. He is a keen teacher regularly lectures and trains surgical trainees, physiotherapists, general practitioners and medical students 

Special interests

-    All aspects of foot & ankle elective & trauma surgery
-    Hallux valgus (bunion) surgery
-    Ankle Ligament Repair
-    Diabetic Foot
-    Foot and Ankle Injury
-    Foot and Ankle Surgery
-    Fusion of Big Toe & Replacement
-    Lesser toe surgery
-    Arthroscopy ankle, subtalar joints and guided fusions
-    Deformity correction
-    Sports injuries
-    Ankle replacement
-    Tendon transfer
-    Rheumatoid Foot
-    Joint fusions

-    Subtalar Arthroscopy

Other interests

- Achilles tendinitis
- Achilles tendon rupture
- Plantar fasciitis
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ankle ligament repair
- Ankle replacement 
- Arthroscopic guided ankle fusion
- Bunion deformity (hallux valgus)
- Forefoot deformity correction
- Diabetic foot 
- Foot and ankle injury
- Hindfoot arthroscopy
- Midfoot and hindfoot deformity correction and Joint fusions
- Rheumatoid foot
- Subtalar arthroscopy
- Tendinopathies and tendon transfers
- Sports injuries
- Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery
- Management of degenerative conditions
- Deformity correction foot and ankle,
- hammer toes,
- Pes cavus
- Flatfoot
- Fracture fixation: Ankle, pilon, talus, calcaneus, Lisfranc injuries, Turf toe, metatarsal fractures and non-unions.

Personal interests

Trekking and travel.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vivekanandan Dhukaram at Nuffield Health

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Toe surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Vivekanandan Dhukaram works with

Related experience


Mr Dhukaram is actively involved in research, presenting and publishing his work on various aspects of foot and ankle surgery – hallux valgus(bunion), lesser toe deformities (hammer toe), minimally invasive surgery, tibialis posterior dysfunction, ankle fracture.


  • Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons (Ed)
  • Member Of British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


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

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

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