Dr Raghbir Khakha, MD
FRCS (Tr & Orth), MBBS, MSc
Consultant Orthopaedic & Specialist Knee Surgeon
Dr. Khakha is a fellowship trained specialist trauma and orthopaedic knee surgeon. His surgical expertise revolves around all aspects of knee problems including trauma, sports injuries, arthritis and joint preservation surgery. His specialist interests include knee osteotomy surgery, cartilage preservation, arthroscopic ligament reconstructions and partial and total knee replacement surgery. He regularly works in partnership with Professor Adrian Wilson with whom Mr Khakha has set up The London Knee Osteotomy Centre and Children’s Knee Clinic.
Dr. Khakha’s NHS practice is based in central London teaching hospital Guy’s and St Thomas’. He has been in consultant practice since 2017 dealing with all elements of knee related injuries ranging from children’s knee injuries right the way through complex redo surgery for failed joint replacements. His philosophy is based on joint preservation surgery, where he routinely performs ligament repairs and reconstructions, meniscal repairs and osteotomy surgery. He regularly accepts referrals from other orthopaedic centres to manage complex primary and redo knee reconstructive surgery.
Following his successful completion of fellowship in the US at Massachusetts General Hospital in trauma surgery and knee fellowship at North Hampshire Hospitals, Mr Khakha embarked on his consultant career at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Prior to this, he trained on the prestigious South-East London Training Rotation, for which he is now the Deputy Training Programme Director. He is also Knee Lead Tutor for South London and KSS Trauma and Orthopaedic training programme and is Honorary clinical lecturer at Kings College London, where he is also Patron of the Orthopaedic Society. He has a passion for research as well as education and training, and regularly speaks at international and national meetings on modern minimally invasive knee surgical techniques. In April 2021 he was a course convenor on the London Osteotomy Virtual Masterclass attended by over 11,000 orthopaedic surgeon colleagues from across the world.
Mr Khakha completed his medical degree at St Georges University Hospital in 2006. He was awarded a BSc with honours at University College London in Orthopaedics and went to complete a Masters in the same field at the University of Brighton. He is an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London and oversees surgical fellows looking to refine their skills in knee surgery.