Kartik Hariharan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Foot and Ankle Specialist

, Newport

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Kartik Hariharan: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Newport

Mr Kartik Hariharan is an internationally recognised foot and ankle specialist based in Cardiff and Newport offering the latest treatments and surgical techniques for foot and ankle conditions, including sports injuries, bunions, arthritis, foot and toe deformities, diabetic foot problems and heel pain. Mr Hariharan he sees patients from many parts of the world and is actively involved in the treatment of professional and elite athletes in the UK.


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Training and expertise

Mr Hariharan (or Hari as he is often referred to by his patients) undertook his undergraduate medical training at the prestigious Madras Medical College and his orthopaedic training in Wales. He then completed an observer fellowship in foot and ankle surgery, visiting many parts of the United States.

Hari sees patients from many parts of the United Kingdom and other countries and has a large tertiary referral practice both on the NHS and in his private practice for complex foot and ankle problems, failed foot and ankle surgical patients and those who want a second opinion on their foot and ankle problems. He is the honorary foot and ankle surgeon for the Newport Gwent Dragons and also consults/operates on professionals in rugby, football, cricket, athletics, racket sports, and professional dancers from many parts of the country. He is the honorary medical director for Newport County Football Club, and the Newport Cricket Club.
Hari been a consultant since 1994 and is based at the Royal Gwent Hospital Newport South Wales, a sub regional specialist Centre, and  has recently established the Foot and Ankle Centre at the state-of-the-art Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital with his colleagues. This unit enjoys easy road access, excellent facilities and offers cutting edge foot and ankle technology to complement an exciting team offering foot and ankle surgery to the entire county.

Hari's private patients are seen and operated on at St Joseph’s Private Hospital in Newport. He also has private clinics at the Cyncoed Consulting Rooms and operates at the Spire Hospital in Cardiff.

Hari is a past president of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) one of the larger orthopaedic subspecialist societies representing foot and ankle surgeons in the entire country. He was a member of the Wales Orthopaedic Surgical training programme and is a clinical teacher at The University of Wales, College of Medicine. He is a national teacher for the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is also a visiting member of faculty for the University of Dundee on their Mch (Orth) programme. He has been a specialist adviser for MTP joint replacement with The National Institute for Clinical Excellence.

He also featured as the lead foot and ankle surgeon in a highly acclaimed BBC 4 production feature entitled: Dissected: The Incredible Human Foot.

Mr Hariharan's initial consulation fee is £150 and any follow up consulations are £90

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I Specialise in

  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Ankle and toe joint replacement surgery, fusion operation
  • Arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery
  • Bunion surgery
  • Diabetic foot disorders
  • Fusion of the toe
  • Lower limb deformity correction
  • Minimally invasive bunion surgery
  • Rheumatoid foot disorders
  • Sports injuries of the foot and ankle

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Memberships and associations

Kartik Hariharan is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

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