Mr Hersh Deo is a leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in Great Yarmouth and Norwich. He specialises in knee and hip surgery, in particular, soft tissue injuries of the knee such as meniscal tears, ACL rupture and cartilage damage. His areas of expertise also include total and partial knee replacements and total hip replacements. Mr Deo is particularly interested in knee preservation procedures such as cartilage regeneration and high tibial osteotomy.
Mr Deo graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School at the University of London in 1996 with a bachelor degree in medicine and surgery. Having completed his basic surgical training, he completed a masters at Imperial College London with a thesis on cartilage regeneration and repair. He then completed higher surgical training in the Southeast Thames Deanery. Mr Deo additionally undertook specialist fellowships at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide and Guys’ and St Thomas’ in lower limb arthroplasty. In 2012, Mr Deo was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Deo was appointed as clinical lead of the trauma and orthopaedic department in 2018 and was further promoted to assistant medical director of the trust in 2019.
Mr Deo is a leading educator in trauma and orthopaedics and is an advanced trauma and life support instructor for the Royal College of Surgeons. He regularly presents on his areas of expertise, as well as training other health professionals, such as general practitioners and physiotherapists.