Mr Balachandran Venkateswaran

Mr Balachandran Venkateswaran

MBBS, MS, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

29 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Excellent service extremely satisfied with everything thank you“
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Subspecialties

  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Injury
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Languages spoken

  • Croatian
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4589956
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    Spire Elland Hosptial

    Elland Lane Elland, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HX5 9EB
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    Spire Dewsbury Clinic

    Longlands Consulting Rooms Cullingworth Street, Dewsbury, United Kingdom, WF13 4AN
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    About

    Mr Balachandran Venkat is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with over two decades of experience in the field, specialising in shoulder surgery including shoulder stabilisation, rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement. He regularly treats shoulder pain and shoulder injuries, and has extensive experience performing open shoulder surgery, and arthroscopic surgery, at the One Stop Shoulder Clinic, as well as utilising ultrasound and cutting edge radiology for diagnosis.

    Balachandran qualified as a doctor in 1992, and went on to gain his specialist orthopaedic and postgraduate qualifications at with the Royal College of Surgeons and Orthopaedic Royal College of Surgeons, as well as a Masters degree in Orthopaedics. He completed his basic training in Yorkshire, then his higher surgical training also based in Yorkshire, eventually leading up to his completion of a Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship, in Reading. He is currently appointed Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Midlands Yorkshire Trust and Spire Elland Hospital, where his practice is also accompanied by physiotherapy and rehabilitation, with patient care and satisfaction at the heart of his practice. He is also an active and well respected member of the research community, with several peer review papers on general trauma and a Honorary Senior Lecturer Post at the University of Leeds.

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    Medical procedures

    Steroid injection to shoulder and elbow

    Arthroscopy

    Tendon repair

    Surgery for Tendinitis

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    Special interests

    Clavicle Fracture

    Complex shoulder problems

    Cuff tear arthropathy

    Cubital Tunnel syndrome

    Elbow arthritis

    Fractures and Shoulder dislocations

    Frozen shoulders

    Impingement

    Rotator Cuff disease

    Shoulder dislocation

    Sports injuries of Shoulder and elbow,

    Shoulder Arthritis

    Shoulder/Elbow Instability

    Ulnar nerve release

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    Education

    Education

    MBBS (1992)

    MS (1996) Orthopaedics Madras Medical College, India

    Memberships

    British Orthopaedic Association

    British Association of Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons

    European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

    Indian Orthopaedic association

    Royal College ofSurgeons (Glasgow)

    Orthopaedics, Royal College of Surgeons

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Broken arm
    2/9
    Rotator Cuff Injury
    2/9
    Arthroscopy
    1/9
    Dislocated Shoulder
    1/9
    Elbow
    1/9
    Fracture clinic follow up
    1/9
    Rotator Cuff Repair
    1/9
    Traumatic shoulder repair
    1/9
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dislocated Shoulder
    Excellent service extremely satisfied with everything thank you
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Elbow
    Excellent care throughout impressed that mr Vencat came in from his annual leave to do my surgery . Surgery completed under a local block and good explanation given in theatre
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Traumatic shoulder repair
    An excellent and skilled doctor, who goes that extra mile to explain and reassure the patient and their family. We are extremely happy by the care given by this doctor
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Rotator Cuff Injury
    Mr venkateswaran was very knowledgeable, Told me straight what I have done, Told me how I can help it, Told me how we will go forward on it, Was a first class doctor glad I saw him 👍👍
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Rotator Cuff Injury Rotator Cuff Repair
    I felt Dr Venkat did his best to explain everything to me in depth
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Arthroscopy
    Excellent treatment
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Fracture clinic follow up
    Extremely thorough and explained everything as they were examining my boy. Made everything very clear
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Broken arm
    Explained very well good advice on how to proceed with exercise
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Broken arm
    Very good treatment, especially with the COVID situation. Thanks to everyone who was involved.
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