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Professor Videsh Raut: Consultant Knee Surgeon, Lancashire

Consultant Knee Surgeon, Lancashire: Videsh Raut
Consultant Knee Surgeon, Lancashire: Videsh Raut
A Lancashire-based knee surgeon specialising in knee replacement surgery, knee cartilage transplantation, arthroscopic knee surgery and treatment of sports injuries to the knee.

Prof Videsh Raut is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He provides private knee surgery throughout Lancashire and Northwest England.

Areas covered include: Wigan, St Helens, Liverpool, Warrington, Manchester, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Southport, Lytham Saint Annes and Blackburn.

A highly experienced knee surgeon in Lancashire and Northwest England

Prof Raut trained in Orthopaedics in Bombay, Oswestry and Birmingham, going on to complete specialist fellowships in knee and hip surgery at Wrightington Hospital in Wigan, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and The Mayo Clinic in the USA.  Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to Wrightington Hospital, an internationally recognised centre of excellence, in 1996, he is at the forefront of the latest developments in knee surgery, including computer-aided Patient Specific Knee Replacements for complex knee conditions, and knee cartilage transplantation for younger patients.


Professor Raut  performed the most number of Knee Replacements in the past 3 years in the entire North-West of England and Greater Manchester.


Prof Raut is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons in the UK to publish his personal results for surgery in international peer-reviewed journals. In 2007 his personal outcomes for total knee replacement surgery were a 97.04% survivorship of the artificial joint at 9 years after replacement.  These were further updated and published in Journal of Orthopaedics  in 2012 showing a 93.4% survivorship at 14 years with a maximum followup of 20 years.  


Knee conditions treated by Prof Videsh Raut

Prof Raut offers surgical treatment for conditions affecting the knee, including:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Meniscal tears
  • Cartilage damage
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture
  • Fracture and traumatic injury
  • Knee dislocation
  • Severe bow legs or knock knees
  • Viscosupplementation for early arthritis

Knee cartilage transplantation in Lancashire

Cartilage is the strong, flexible tissue that covers the surface of joints, enabling the bones to slide easily over one another.  Cartilage damage caused by general wear and tear is common in older people, however direct impact to the knee or heavy falls can damage the cartilage in younger people.  Cartilage does not repair itself very easily and damage to it can cause persistent pain and instability in the knee, eventually leading to arthritis of the knee joint.

Older patients with cartilage damage or osteoarthritis are usually treated by replacing the knee joint, however this is not a good solution for younger patients, especially athletes. For these patients, Prof. Raut is now able to offer the latest cartilage transplantation technique.  Using keyhole surgery (arthroscopy), a very small sample of healthy cartilage cells is taken from the knee and transferred to a laboratory, where it grown in culture.  In a second operation the damaged part of the cartilage is removed and the new cells implanted.  Patients are expected to be able to resume everyday use of the knee in three months and return fully to sporting activities within twelve.


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Prof Videsh Raut

Tel: 01257 256304 (secretary)

Email: videshraut@hotmail.com

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Treatments offered

  • Total knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Computer-aided complex knee surgery
  • Patient-specific knee replacement
  • Meniscal repair
  • Knee cartilage transplantation
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • ACL repair

Qualifications and memberships


Prof Raut's qualifications include:

 Professional Memberships


Places of work

Capio Euxton Hall Hospital,Wigan Road, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DD 


Centre for Hip Surgery, Wrightington Hospital, Hall Lane, Appley Bridge,

Wigan, WN6 9EP


BMI The Beaumont Hospital, Old Hall Clough, Chorley New Road, Lostock,

Bolton, BL6 4LA


Fairfield Hospital, Crank Road, Crank, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA11 7RS


Fulwood Hall Hospital, Midgery Lane, Fulwood, Preston,PR2 9SZ


11 St. John Street, Manchester, M3 4DW


Wrightington Hospital,  Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan Lancs WN6 9EP