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Mr Kalairajah graduated from Cambridge University and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London in 1995. He carried out his basic surgical training in South East London (King’s) and subsequently went on to do his Orthopaedic training in the South West London Region (St. George’s). After completing his FRCS (Tr & Orth), Mr Kalairajah spent a year of advanced training in Sportmed.SA, Adelaide, Australia in Sports Surgery, Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) and Arthroplasty (joint replacement) surgery.
Mr Kalairajah has a committed interest in teaching and research and plays an active role in helping and supervising research and education at his base NHS trust. He is an examiner for the UCL medical students, is the Orthopaedic Tutor for senior trainees at the L&D and presents and teaches at national and international courses and meetings regularly. He has also completed a Master’s degree in Engineering on hip acetabulum (socket) fixation techniques. He has published extensively in Orthopaedic journals on hip, knee and sports surgery and has done several pioneering works on computer assisted/navigated orthopaedic surgery. He is also internationally quoted on his orthopaedic hip and knee sub-scoring system for identifying failing hip and knee implants.
“I have always enjoyed orthopaedics as it is one aspect of medicine that can really change lives and really make a difference. I am always keen on ensuring all conservative and non-surgical options are explored before considering surgery.”