Mr Venu Kavarthapu qualified at the AP University of Health Sciences, India, in 1993. He subsequently trained in Orthopaedic Surgery from South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation.
Further fellowship training was obtained in specialised MIS and computer navigation hip surgery under the tuition of Dr Lawrence Dorr at the Arthritis Institute, Los Angeles, USA; orthopaedic fellowship training under the tuition of Dr Joel Matta at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, USA; hip surgery fellowship at Guy's Hospital, London; and foot and ankle fellowship training at Royal Surrey County and Frimley Park Hospitals, Surrey.
Mr Kavarthapu was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King's College Hospital, London in 2006. Mr Kavarthapu's special interest is in lower limb surgery. Mr Kavarthapu also heads an established Diabetic Foot clinic that undertakes corrective surgery required for foot deformities caused by diabetes. This service has been recognised nationally.
Mr Kavarthapu is a faculty for major meetings and courses viz diabetic foot surgery, trauma courses, FRCS (Tr & Ortho) intense revision course, primary and revision hip arthroplasty course and Indian Orthopaedic Association/Specialities Conferences.
Mr Kavarthapu's research interests are on trauma, hip arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery and diabetic foot surgery.
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