Professional Profile
Mr Velayudham is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in hip surgery. He specialises in minimal invasive hip replacement and revision hip replacement for various conditions including hip impingement. He also provides a pelvic and acetabular reconstructions service at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital accepting referrals from the hospitals in the South East region.

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Additional Information

Medical qualifications MB BS, MS, DNB, FRCS(Tr & Orth)
Year of qualification 1992
Current NHS Post(s) Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Current memberships British Orthopaedic Association, British Hip Society, Royal College of Surgeons, Medical Defence Union

Mr Velayudham carried out his post-graduate training in and around London on the South East Thames circuit. Specialty training includes fellowship in complex primary and revision hip replacement at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and pelvic and acetabular fracture reconstructions at St George’s Hospital, London.

Personal Profile
Mr Velayudham is married to Rashmi, a web developer, and they have two sons. He is persevering with wind surfing and learning to play the piano. Mr Velayudham also finds hill walking the most rejuvenating.

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Patient case study: Dr Joy Virden

Joy Virden had experienced problems with her right hip for around two years. It caused increasing discomfort and meant movement for everyday tasks like putting on shoes and socks and cutting toenails became impossible.

She decided to go privately for her operation with consultant surgeon Mr Sentil Kumar Velayudham at The Horder Centre, after it was recommended by a nursing friend who had her hip replaced at the hospital.

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