Mr Ravikanth Pagoti

Orthopaedic Consultant

GMC No. 6066626
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I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working with the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, based at Musgrave Park Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospitals.

I specialise in treating patients with hip and knee arthritis. I have graduated in Medicine with distinction and two Gold Medal Honours from Andhra Medical College, Vizag, India. I studied for Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery at Rangaraya Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences, India. After moving to UK, I undertook basic surgical training in Nottingham. I have further completed Higher Surgical Training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in Northern Ireland attaining FRCS (T&O).
 
I have a special interest in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and undertook two fellowships to enhance my skills. My first fellowship was under the tutelage of Prof Beverland as BART Fellow, Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast. This is one of the high volume Arthroplasty units in UK and highly regarded in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty surgery. I have also completed a Fellowship in Hip surgery under the auspices of renowned Prof Middleton at the Royal Bournemouth & Poole Hospitals, who is well known for leading in research in enhanced recovery pathway, Simulation, Cycling for Hip Pain & Robotic Hip Surgery. I was awarded an Honorary Visiting Fellowship with the Bournemouth University. I was also awarded the ESSKA ALWIN JAGER Travelling Fellowship for the year 2018.
 
I treat all general trauma, hip and knee problems performing surgical treatments including, primary and revision hip replacements, knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. I am keen to utilise enhanced recovery techniques for patients and currently involved with the project in Belfast Trust. I am actively involved with research leading to several presentations at National & International Scientific meetings, publications and Co-authored a Book Chapter on Complex Total Knee Replacement. I also play an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and served as Examiner for Medical Undergraduates, Queens University, Belfast.

CURRENT NHS POSTS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.
Examiner for undergraduate students with Queens University, Belfast
 

Personal profile

I like to spend my leisure time with my family. I also have keen interest in Cricket, Badminton & Yoga, and get involved at every opportunity

Qualifications

MB ChB Andhra Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences, India 2000

MS Orthopaedics NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India 2003

MRCS, Royal College of Edinburgh, UK, Mar 2006

PG Certificate, Public Sector Executive development, University of Ulster, Belfast. June 2014

FRCS (T & O) Royal College of surgeons of England, London, 2016

Bournemouth Hip Fellowship

under the auspices of renowned Prof Middleton, Royal Bournemouth & Poole Hospitals, Bournemouth, 2017
 

Additional Training

Belfast Arthroplasty Research Fellowship,

under the Tutelage of esteemed Prof Beverland Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast 2010

ESSKA Alwin Jager Travelling Fellowship, Italy, 2018

Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University Orthopaedic Research Institute

Professional bodies

Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England, London

British Orthopaedic Association

AO Trauma Society

European society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy, ESSKA

Indian Orthopaedic Association

Publications

Revision ACL reconstruction with autograft: long-term functional outcomes and influencing factors.

C Boyle, R Pagoti, Khemerin Hun Eng, S Macmahon, R Nicholas. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology. Jul 2018

Knee manipulation for reduced flexion after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Is timing critical?

R Pagoti, S Obrien, J Blaney, E Doran, D Beverland. J Clin Orthop & Trauma. Nov 2017

Bilateral fixation of a Periprosthetic Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture below Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

J. Macdonald, R. Pagoti, and L. Cusick. BMJ Case reports. Mar 2017
 

Book Chapter - Soft Tissue Balancing Without Ligament Release In Complex Total Knee Replacement.

R Pagoti, D Beverland. Book Title: Complex Primary Total knee replacement. Thieme Publishers. June 2017
 

Unconstrained Total Knee Arthroplasty in valgus deformity: A Modified Surgical Technique to balance the knee and avoid instability.

R Pagoti, S O’brien, E Doran, D Beverland. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy Journal. Nov 2015.
 

An improvement in the consent procedure for allograft use in elective orthopaedic surgery.

C Mullan, R Pagoti, G McAlinden. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2016 Feb 29:1-4. 
 

Photographic measurement of the inclination of the acetabular component in total hip replacement using the posterior approach.

Hill JC, Gibson DP, Pagoti R, Beverland DE.  JBJS Br. 2010

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • General Trauma
  • Joint injections
  • Lower limb Arthroplasty

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