Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon | Crowborough, Eastbourne, Seaford | Knee

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Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Medical qualifications

MB BS, BSc, FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Year of qualification

1997

Special interests

Knee

Professional Profile

Mr Sam Rajaratnam FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) is a leading Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in all aspects of knee surgery.

He is the Head of Department - Knee Surgery at the Schoen Clinic in London and also runs a successful practice at The Horder Centre, Crowborough and the McIndoe Centre in East Grinstead,

He specialises in the latest techniques in treating disorders of the knee joint. and is recognised as one of the leading experts in Knee replacement Surgery in the U.K..

Mr Rajaratnam is also one of the chosen surgeons for the Professional Football Association (PFA)  providing joint replacement and soft tissue injury care to current and ex-professional footballers.

Mr Rajaratnam performs amongst the highest number of successful knee replacement operations annually as evidenced by the UK National Joint Registry (NJR) each year with excellent outcomes.

He also has amongst the “lowest revision rate” for Knee Replacement surgery that he has done, as evidenced by the NJR , and has performed close to 4000 Knee replacements to date.

He is an expert on the latest rapid recovery techniques and is very keen on early mobilisation, optimising pain relief and achieving early return to function following knee surgery.

The latest joint replacement techniques he performs include both partial and full surface replacements and uses patient specific 3D printed customised alignment methods for accurate fitting of knee implants when necessary.

Mr Rajaratnam also treats numerous professional and amateur sportsmen with soft tissue injuries to their knee and performs over 100 ACL reconstructions each year as day case procedures.

He is one of the select surgeons working with the “Professional Football Association” and other similar sporting institutions and is one of the chairs/ expert contributors to the annual FIFA- Isokinetic Football Medicine Conference each year.

He is excited about the advances in stem cells and biological solutions for treating appropriate cartilage defects in the knee, but is very careful in selecting the appropriate patient for each new technique.

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T:01892 620934

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T: 01892 602991 ext 1351

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Mr Samuel Rajaratnam

Medical qualifications

MB BS, BSc, FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Year of qualification

1997

Special interests

Knee

Personal Profile

Sam is a keen sportsman and enjoys numerous sports including golf, cricket, tennis and countryside sports. He is also a keen pianist and accordionist.

Awards

Patient stories: Glen Noot

In this video Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Sam Rajaratnam follows up with a patient 6 weeks after his second knee replacement. Mr Glen Noot had suffered from constant pain for the past two years.

Following joint replacement surgery on both knees, Mr Noot is now able to go back to work, play golf and enjoy life pain-free.

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Mr Sam Rajaratnam FRCS (Tr. & Ortho) performs amongst the highest number of successful knee replacement operations on the UK National Joint Registry each year, with excellent outcomes.

Latest articles

Mr Rajaratnam regularly contributes with articles and videos, providing specialist insight and advice in all aspects of knee surgery.

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Why does my knee keep ‘giving way’?

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Knee replacement surgery: getting closer to a natural knee

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ACL Injuries and Treatments

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