Surgeon Profiles Orthopaedics

Vikas Khanduja

Vikas Khanduja is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in both the arthroplasty and sports surgery aspects of hip and knee surgery and has a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery of the hip and the knee. He holds a full time consultant position in trauma and orthopaedic surgery based at Addenbrooke's - Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also the co-founder of the London Hip Arthroscopy Centre based at the Wellington Hospital in London.

Vikas Khanduja studied medicine at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, and obtained his Basic Surgical Training, Higher Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics, and the FRCS (Orth) in London. Subsequently, he undertook his sub-specialty training fellowships in knee and hip surgery with eminent surgeons in the field in London, Cambridge, Zurich and New York.

His research interests centre around early arthritis and sports injury in the knee and the hip in the young adult and the effect of surgical intervention on the outcome of these conditions. He has set up the tertiary referral service for hip arthroscopy in Cambridge and London and is also the Research Lead for Trauma & Orthopaedics in Cambridge. He is also the Speciality Director and Associate Lecturer in the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge. He writes and lectures extensively and has over 100 publications and presentations and one book to date. He enjoys and is passionate about teaching and training is on the Faculty for many national and international courses. He is also the Associate Editor to the Bone and Joint Journal, formerly the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), and the Open Access Journal of Sports Surgery; and reviews for many scientific orthopaedic journals. Vikas Khanduja is the recipient of the prestigious Arnott Demonstration by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013, the American and British Hip Society Fellowship in 2011 and convenes the Basic Science Course in Cambridge, the Advances in Knee Arthroplasty Symposium in London and the International Masters cadaver course in Hip arthroscopy.

Alan Norrish

Alan Norrish is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where he acts as the Deputy Clinical Director for the department. He is also an Associate Lecturer in the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge.

He has an interest in teaching and training and is a task force and faculty member for AOTrauma, an ATLS instructor and faculty on numerous courses, both nationally and internationally. He also has an interest in medical ethics and law and has a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in legal aspects of medical practice from Cardiff University and regularly acts as an expert witness for the courts. He has a strong interest in charity work and has spent four years doing full-time charity work in Malawi, Zambia, the Middle East and Afghanistan. He makes regular trips to these areas to help train local surgeons and is a director for three national and international charity organisations.

Alan Norrish has a subspeciality interest in lower limb (hip and knee) surgery. He has had subspeciality training in sports knee surgery such as ligament reconstruction and meniscus surgery as well as adult reconstructive surgery such as hip and knee replacement surgery. Another significant area of his practice is in limb reconstruction after trauma or deformity and also the management of orthopaedic infections. He has significant experience in managing complex trauma and patients with multiple injuries. He continues to undertake research into these areas and to date has over 60 publications and presentations to learned bodies.