Mr Amit Vats

Orthopaedic surgeon in Chertsey, London & Surrey


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Professional statement

Mr Amit Vats is a leading consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon in Chertsey, Woking and London. He specialises in hip replacement, knee replacement and knee arthroscopy alongside knee cartilage surgery, knee pain and knee fracture. He privately practises at The Runnymede Hospital, Nuffield Health Woking Hospital and the Syon Clinic, while his NHS base is Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Here, he is the Chief of Patient Safety and Deputy Medical Director.

Mr Vats is highly qualified with an MB BS from the University College of Medical Science & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, India, and a PhD in Academic Surgery/Patient Safety/Surgical Simulation from Imperial College London. He also undertook a fellowship in trauma and orthopaedics at the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS (Tr&Orth)), completing his training at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. 

He then went on to undertake several post FRCS fellowships under Mr Mark Blyth and Mr Angus Maclean. He strengthened sub-specialist skills in knee arthroscopy (primary and revision), corrective osteotomies and knee cap alignment alongside arthroscopic knee surgery including cartilage repair and ligament reconstruction. He also enhanced his expertise in circular frame application for fracture management and limb deformity correction.

Mr Vats is a respected name in clinical teaching. He is heavily involved in teaching orthopaedic trainees, and is a knee module tutor on the University of Edinburgh's MCh Orthopaedics course.

Furthermore Mr Vats is a leading figure regarding patient safety. He piloted the WHO surgical checklist in the UK and also modified the checklist for the NHS. This list has since been mandated for use in all NHS and private surgeries around the country. He is committed to patient safety, and continues to develop programmes to integrate research and interventions into his everyday practise in order to improve patient care pathways. 

Mr Vats' clinical research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and he is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

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