Rahul Kakkar, Trauma and Orthopaedics Consultant

 

Mr Rahul Kakkar

Trauma and Orthopaedics Consultant, FRCS, MS, DNB

Professional Background

Mr Kakkar trained on the North East Higher surgical rotation. 

He did an Upper Limb Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital before joining UHMBT.

Clinical Interests and Specialties

Mr Kakkar's clinical interests include:

Mr Kakkar's specialty areas are:

Publications and Research

Professional Memberships

British Society for Surgery of the Hand

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

British Medical Association

Medical Defence Union

Contact Details

WGH office telephone number: 01539 713588

RLI office telephone number: 01524 515153

Trauma and Orthopaedics Glossary

Arthroscopic - a type of keyhole surgery used both to diagnose and treat problems with joints

Arthoplasty - a surgical procedure used to restore function to a joint

Collagenase - an enzyme which breaks down the protein collagen

Dupuytrens - a condition where the fingers have a fixed forward curvature

Lumbar - relating to the lower part of the back

Musculoskeletal - the organ system that gives people the ability to move their muscles and bones

Orthopaedics - a branch of medicine that treats musculoskeletal system conditions

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