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Orthopaedics and Trauma

Orthopaedics and Trauma

Please note:
The Orthopaedic Centre has moved and appointments no longer take place in the main hospital.
The new Orthopaedic Centre is based at 641 Dunstable Road, Luton, LU4 8RQ. Please see the attached new Centre leaflet for further information and also our location map below. 

If you need to contact the Orthopaedic Centre, please call the reception desk on 01582 718786.

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The restoration and development of the skeletal system, joints and muscles and is one of the key specialty areas at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital.

We provide a comprehensive range of musculoskeletal healthcare, from orthopaedic medicine to complex surgery, delivered by some of the UK's top orthopaedic specialist consultants. 

Our consultant-led service is renowned for its innovative approach and pioneering surgery.  Each year we perform over 5,000 orthopaedic surgical procedures for patients from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and beyond.

As well as using keyhole surgery we deploy the latest computer-navigation techniques to ensure minimum trauma and maximum safety for our patients.  

The Orthopaedics team also forms a key role in delivering the Community Mulsculoskeletal Service.

We are highly competitive on length of patient stay in hospital.  Following GP referral, your treatment will be fully co-ordinated from initial consultation, through diagnosis, treatment, recovery and therapy.

The services of some of our consultants are also available privately through the Hospital's Cobham Clinic.


  • Aurora Gonzalez-CastroSecond nameGonzalez-CastroBiographyLMS, FRCS Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hand and wrist surgery.
  • Elrasheid SaedSecond nameSaedBiographyFRCS Associate Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder repair and hip and knee replacement. The Trauma lead for the L&D and has a specialist interest in computer-navigated surgery.
  • Jim GraySecond nameGrayBiographyBSc(Hons) FRCS(Tr&Orth) Clinical Director specialising in upper limb surgery; Consultant Mentor; Educational Supervisor; CQC Specialist Advisor.
  • Nana OseiSecond nameOseiBiographyMBBS (Lon), BA (hons), MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr & Orth), MA (OXON). Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon graduated from Oxford. Spine Specialist in back, neck and sciatica. Pain Management, Fusion, Motion Preservation, Discectomy, Disc Replacement, Vertebroplasty.
  • Prabhakar RaoSecond nameRaoBiographyMBBS, MS (Ortho), AFRCS, FRCS (Tr &Ortho) Consultant Orthopaedics at the L&D since 2012, spinal surgery and spinal conditions including back and neck pain, sciatica, spinal fractures, metastatic spinal tumours and adult deformities. Special interests include surgery for back pain, endoscopic and minimal invasive spinal surgery.
  • Pulimamidi SanjaySecond nameSanjayBiographyMS (Orth). FRCS. FEBOT Associate Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Trauma, hip and knee surgery. Special areas of interest include trauma, computer-navigated knee replacement, hip replacement, revision hip and knee replacements, hip re-surfacing and arthroscopy of the knee.
  • Ravi PanditSecond namePanditBiographyFRCS (Eng.) FRCS (Ortho) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in shoulder, upper limb and wrist surgery. Special interests are sports injuries to shoulder, arthritis, frozen shoulder, wrist tears, tennis elbow and meniscus repair.
  • Sabapathy SundararajanSecond nameSundararajanBiographyM.S ortho FRCS Glas FRCS orth, Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery using computer-navigation; arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery including ligament reconstruction and joint stabilisation; sports injury management.
  • Sanjiv ManjureSecond nameManjureBiographyMBBS, MS, McH, FRCS, FRCS (Ortho). Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in sports and ligament injuries of the knee, hip and knee revision, knee replacement and hip resurfacing. Introduced the concept of computer-navigated knee replacement surgery at the L&D.
  • Shobhit VermaSecond nameVermaBiographyLocum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising General Paediatric Orthopaedics, Paediatric Foot/Ankle and Neuromuscular Orthopaedics