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Videsh Raut: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon, Lancashire

Videsh Raut
Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon, Lancashire: Videsh Raut

Specialist in sports injuries, complex hip & knee reconstruction, arthroscopic knee surgery and foot surgery.


Videsh Raut: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon, Lancashire; Hon. Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics, University of Central Lancs., an experienced consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon offers the latest treatments for sports injuries, arthroscopic knee surgery, hip and knee replacement and bunion and forefoot surgery. He performs computer aided surgery for complex knees and uses ceramics for young patients.


Since 1996, Mr Raut has been working as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the internationally renowned Wrightington Hospital and the Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Trust (Chorley).  


Wrightington Hospital is a centre of excellence in the treatment of musculo-skeletal disease. It was here that Professor Sir John Charnley pioneered hip replacement surgery involving the techniques of low-friction arthroplasty and also innovative advances to counter post-operative infection. The first ever hip-replacement operations were performed at Wrightington in the early 1960s.


He is honorary senior lecturer in orthopaedics at the University of Central Lancashire, and has been nominated by the British Hip Society to act as a Specialist Advisor to NICE (National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence).


Mr Raut published his personal results of Total Hip Replacement surgery in the British Journal of Bone & Jt. Surgery in 2005, which showed a 100% survivorship of the artificial joint at 9 years for aseptic loosening.  His personal results of Total Knee Replacement surgery  have been recently published in Acta Orthopaedica Belgica in 2007, showing a 99.4% survivorship of the artificial joint at 9 years.  He has recently published the results of his Personal technique of Bunion Surgery in the American Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery showing 96% good results. 


Mr Raut also has a great number of publications in international peer-reviewed journals.  A few of his more recent publications are listed below.  For more information please refer to his website.

  • Shreekumar S, V. V. Raut.  Infection in Primary Hip Arthroplasty after previous steroid infiltration. . International Orthopaedics. Epub Jun 2006.

  • Mittal D,  V. V. Raut.  The Spike Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus, a clinical and radiological evaluation.  J. Foot & Ankle Surg – 45 (4), 261-5, Jul 2006.

  • Shreekumar S, Venkiteswaran R,  V. V. Raut.  Infection in Primary Hip Arthroplasty after previous steroid infiltration. International Orthopaedics  31(1): 125-8. Feb 2007.

  • S.Zaki, V. V. Raut, M. Porter et al.  Medium term results with the Press Fit Condylar (PFC) Sigma Knee prosthesis. The Wrightington Experience. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica  Vol 73 - 1, 2007

  • A. Santini, V. V. Raut.  Ten-year Survival Analysis of the PFC Total Knee Arthroplasty -  A Surgeon's First 99 replacements. Int Orthop. 2007 Mar 16; [Epub ahead of print]  2007


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Tel: 01257 276261 (secretary)

Email: videshraut@hotmail.com

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Qualifications and memberships


Mr Raut qualified in 1996. His qualifications include:


Mr Raut trained in the UK as a Registrar in Orthopaedics at Oswestry and Senior Registrar at Birmingham.  He undertook the following Surgical Fellowships:

  • A three-and-a-half year Senior Surgical Fellowship in Primary & Revision Arthroplasty of the Hip and Knee with Professor Wroblewski at "The Centre for Hip Surgery", Wrightington Hospital.

  • A Clinical Fellowship in Allograft Reconstruction (Hips & Knees) under Professor Allan Gross at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

  • A Visiting Fellowship (Hips and Knees) at Mayo Clinic & Massachusetts General Hospital in U.S.A.

Further career milestones include:

  • Appointed specialist advisor to National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence

  • Lecturer on the MCh Orth Course - University of Dundee and University of Central Lancashire

  • Organising & conducting the Lower Limb Module of the MChOrth Course of the University of Central Lancashire

  • MRCS examiner - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

  • Examiner for medical students - University of Manchester

  • 2006 – Appointed as expert on the Research & Ethics Committee for Lancashire & Cumbria

  • 2006 - STC representative for Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Trust on Specialist Training Committee for orthopaedic trainees

  • Published extensively on Hip and Knee Replacements (with over 30 papers) in International journals

  • Invited to lecture at various national & international meetings (118 presentations).

 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