Mr. Ravi Gudena works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, specialising in treating hip and knee problems. He has a special interest in hip impingement, young adult hip problems and bone preserving hip surgeries.
Mr. Gudena graduated in 2001 from India and came to UK. He completed his basic surgical training in North Wales and Orthopaedic speciality training across the Mersey region and received Fellow of Royal Colleges Award in 2010.
Mr. Gudena completed one year of Fellowship in Canada and visited centres across Canada and United States of America to enhance his clinical and academic experience. He published in peer reviewed journals and presented papers in both national and international meetings
Mr. Ravi Gudena uses the latest advanced techniques in treating the hip and knee problems including minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, silent hip (bone preservation hip surgery), KineSpring® Knee Implant System, Patient Specific Knee replacements and PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for treatment of arthritis, chronic tendon and bursa problems.
He is one of the very few surgeons in the region who can perform hip arthroscopy to treat hip impingement and peri-acetabular osteotomies (bone turning procedure for shallow hip socket) for dysplastic hips
He has special interest in infection control and he is the clinical lead and consultant champion for infection control and clinical lead for thromboprophylaxis (DVT prevention) at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust.
Mr. Ravi Gudena enjoys spending time with his family. He has keen interest in cricket and played in league matches at university level. He enjoys playing badminton and squash.