Mr Ravi Karthikeyan is a leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon who currently sees patients at BMI The Priory in Birmingham. His areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, complex pelvic and acetabular trauma, total hip arthroplasty, complex lower limb trauma and periprosthetic fractures.
Mr Karthikeyan completed his higher specialist training in orthopaedics from the West Midlands Orthopaedic Training Programme in 2010. He then went on to complete two fellowships. The first one was the reputable Cavendish lower limb arthroplasty fellowship at Sheffield Teaching Hospital. Where he was mentored by Professor Ian Stockley, Mr Andy Hamer, Mr Bob Kerry and Mr Simon Buckley. In 2012 Mr Karthikeyan also completed a pelvis and acetabular fracture reconstruction fellowship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
Mr Karthikeyan was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in 2013. Where he provides the West Midlands region with a tertiary regional service in pelvic and acetabular trauma at its Major Trauma Centre.
Mr Karthikeyan is actively involved in teaching and obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (PGCE) from the University of Birmingham. Mr Karthikeyan is a consultant trainer recognised by the GMC for foundation doctors, core surgical trainees, and specialist trainees in orthopaedics. He regularly contributes to teaching within the West Midlands Orthopaedic Specialist Training Programme.
Mr Karthikeyan is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, and regularly teaches undergraduate medical students and is a senior academy tutor for the 5th year undergraduate medical students at the University of Birmingham.