Orthopaedic specialist in Birmingham with expertise in sports injury of the knee, hip and shoulder including arthroscopic surgery (keyhole surgery), cruciate ligament reconstruction, knee replacement, hip replacement and shoulder replacement
Mr. Shivanand S Geeranavar MS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Glas), MCh(Orth), FRCSEd (Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Injury surgeon has a special interest in knee and shoulder surgery. His NHS practice is at Sandwell West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, West Midlands.
Mr. Geeranavar trained in South East Thames Orthopaedic training scheme, Guys, St Thomas’s and Kings College associated hospitals with further training at University of Liverpool. He passed the FRCS(Ed) and FRCS(Glas) exam in 1979 and M Ch Orthopaedics, Liverpool in 1982 and FRCSEd Orthopaedics in 1983. He worked as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from 1984 to 1992 overseas. He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sandwell West Birmingham Hospitals, West Midlands in 1993
From 1984 to 1992, he took the opportunity to visit several international centres and underwent training in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle joints. He has maintained this interest.. He has performed hundreds of total hip and total knee replacements, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, multi-ligament reconstructions of the knee. Currently he performs minimal invasive total hip, total knee and shoulder replacements. He also performs a full range of arthroscopic shoulder operations, shoulder stabilisations, rotator cuff repairs and reconstructive surgery for fractures around the shoulder.
Mr. Geeranavar regularly attends the American Academy meetings and British British Orthopaedic Association, British Society of the Knee and Shoulder surgery meetings. He has a flexible appointment system focused on patient needs and able to offer very high quality care. He works with excellent group of physiotherapists and rehabilitation team.
He can be contacted through his private practice manager on 0121 580 9636 by phone or fax, or email email@example.com. Consultation with Mr. Geeranavar can be organised by referral from your GP, private consultation for a second opinion and self referrals from abroad, if not in the NHS.
Areas of expertise
- Sports injury and sports surgery of the knee and shoulder
- Arthroscopic surgery (keyhole surgery) of knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle
- Total knee replacement and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
- Total hip replacement and Birmingham hip resurfacing
Shoulder replacement and resurfacing
Rotator cuff repair, frozen shoulder, recurrent shoulder dislocation
Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow surgery
Shoulder trauma including fractures of the humerus
Hand conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytrens Contracture
Management of whiplash injuries and backache
Rotator cuff disease
Young patients with osteoarthritis of knee, patellofemoral arthritis
Role of shoulder replacement for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
GMC Number: 2284101 Check this doctor's GMC registration
Date of registration: 11 Feb 1976
Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals
Mr. Shivanand S Geeranavar is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including BMI Hospitals and Spire Healthcare.
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