Foot, Ankle and Knee surgery in the North East of England
Mr Rajiv Limaye works with BUPA, AVIVA, AXA PPP and many other major insurance companies and works within their practice guidelines.
Welcome to this practice in the North East setup by Mr Rajiv Limaye, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in trauma, knee suregry and surgery of the foot and ankle. This clinic is based in the Darlington and Stockton on Tees, covering a large area of North Yorkshire and North-East england.
Mr Rajiv Limaye works as Lead Foot/Ankle surgeon at University hospital of North Tees and Hartlepool from April 2014. He was one of the Consultants at South Tees University hospital between 2005- 2014before taking his post at North Tees hospital. His move to North Tees hospital was to the expand the existing foot/ankle service. Mr R Limaye also undertakes his trauma on call at North Tees hospital to keep his fracture fixation skills updated.
Rajiv has had extensive Orthopaedic surgery training and experience since 1990 and has worked in various hospitals during his training in both India and UK. He has gained fellowship level training in Foot and Ankle surgery in the UK and abroad. He has been working as NHS consultant since 2005. Rajiv's special interest lies in bunion surgery, arthroscopic( key hole) surgery to foot and ankle for sports injuries, ankle osteotomy and replacements. He has been recently involved in a large national multi-centre audit performing total joint replacement for big toe arthritis. he is now joining forces with a hospital in central Manchester to undertake another trial, but awaiting all the necessary approvals.
Rajiv is supported by a team of specialists who also help in discussion and planning on complex problems. He works very closely with his radiologists who are specialised in reporting MRI, CT, CT arthrograms, US for many musculo-skeletal disoders relating to Knee, Foot and Ankle and also offer interventional procedures.
In addition to his clinical appointments, Rajiv holds a place in the court of examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He assists in MRCS and FRCS Orth examinations both nationally and internationally. He currently examines in London, Edinburgh, Egypt, India, Cyprus, UAE, Sri Lanka and Kenya. He has been invited to some new centres next year, which includes Malaysia and Cyprus.
Rajiv is a trainer at the Northern Deanery Orthopaedic school. He holds a position of a revalidation lead at the North Tees Hospital and also regularly appraises junior doctors and collegues. He examines the final year medical students for the Newcastle medical school. The University of Teeside has recognised his teaching roles and confered upon on him the title of Honorary Lecturer since 2011.
Mr Rajiv Limaye sees both private and NHS patients from BMI Woodlands Hospital based in Darlington and Nuffield Hospital Tees. He holds three clinics a week at BMI Woodlands hospital and a weekly clinic at Nuffield hospital, Stockton on Tees.