Mr Shibu Krishnan

Mr Shibu Krishnan

MB BS, MS, MRCS, FRCS ( Tr & Orth), Dip Sports Med

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 2 specialists
27 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.97

Top feedback

“Warm and friendly and knowledgeable.“
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Subspecialties

  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6038255
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Chiltern Hospital

    London Road, Great Missenden, United Kingdom, HP16 0EN
    273 reviews

    Spire Thames Valley Hospital

    Wexham Street Wexham, Bucks, United Kingdom, SL3 6NH
    69 reviews

    The Shelburne Hospital

    Queen Alexandra Road, HIGH WYCOMBE, United Kingdom, HP11 2TR
    3 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 17:30
    Tue
    18:00 - 20:30
    Wed
    18:00 - 20:30 | 14:00 - 17:30
    Thu
    14:00 - 17:30
    Fri
    14:00 - 17:30
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Mr Shibu Krishnan is a Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon working in several practices, including the BMI Chiltern, BMI Shelburne and Spire Thames Valley hospitals in Buckinghamshire.  His NHS practice is at Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville hospitals since 2013. He is qualified in Sports and Exercise medicine and regularly treats sports injuries of the hip and knee region. He has a special interest in treating damaged joint cartilage, having completed a clinical research fellowship in novel cartilage regeneration techniques and cartilage implantation. He has several publications in reputed international journals on this topic. His other area of interest is the use of computer designed patient specific jigs in joint replacement surgery.

    He performs over four hundred hip and knee surgeries each year including minimally invasive hip replacements, revision
    (Re-do) hip surgery, primary total knee replacement surgery, partial knee replacement surgery and knee revision surgery. He has also performed over a thousand knee arthroscopic (key hole) surgeries including cartilage operations, meniscal repair procedures, Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions etc.

    Mr Krishnan qualified in Medicine in 1997 and completed his Masters in Orthopaedics in 2001. He then undertook higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the North West London Thames training programme. He has also completed numerous fellowships across the world.  This includes the Lower Limb Fellowship (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital), British Orthopaedic Association's Transitional Fellowship in hip and knee surgery(Wycombe and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital), AO Foundation’s Trauma Travelling Fellowship (University Clinic Muenster, Germany) and the Trauma Fellowship at St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre in London.

    Apart from performing surgery, he enjoys teaching and training in orthopaedic surgery and is an Associate Professor at the St
    George's University School of Medicine, Grenada as well as an Associate member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Orthopaedic Sciences and is a reviewer for The Bone & Joint Journal.

    Mr. Krishnan is committed to service development and clinical leadership and has completed a master’s level postgraduate certificate in Innovation and Improving Performance with the Teeside University and a level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership with the Chartered Management Institute.

    His hobbies include road cycling and hiking.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Procedures

    • Hip Replacement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Preservation Surgery
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Joint Injection
    • Acetabular Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopy
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Chondral Grafting
    • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patella Realignment
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Postoperative Rehabilitation
    • Revision Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Acetabulum Fractures
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
    • Bone Spurs
    • Femur Fractures
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fractures
    • Knee Cyst
    • Knee Fractures
    • Knee Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteomyelitis (Lower Limb)
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • The Young Hip
    • The Young Knee
    • Tibia Fractures
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    Education

    • FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2011
    • Post Graduate Diploma Sports Medicine University of Bath 2012
    • CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in Trauma & Orthopaedics London Deanery ( North West London Thames training programme) 2012
    • Post Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Improving Performance Teeside University 2014
    • CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Chartered Management Institute 2015
    • MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2004
    • Master of Surgery in Trauma and Orthopaedics King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai 2001 
    • MBBS University of Kerala, India 1997 
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    4.97
    Hip Replacement
    17/37
    Knee Replacement
    11/37
    Hip Surgery
    9/37
    Arthritis (Hip)
    3/37
    Arthritis (Knee)
    2/37
    Hip and Groin Pain
    2/37
    Knee Preservation Surgery
    2/37
    ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    1/37
    ACL Reconstruction
    1/37
    Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    1/37
    Joint Injection
    1/37
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    1/37
    Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    1/37
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Warm and friendly and knowledgeable.
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    Overall Experience (4/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very pleased with all my treatments that I had had with Mr Krishnan no complaints at all
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He explained everything to me, answered all my questions. Very helpful and friendly. He did a first class operation
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent explain everything very polite
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good very helpful and very friendly experience
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr Krishnan took time to explain everything to me and had time to answer any questions. I was treated extremely well and well cared for.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good, thanks for the new hip
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Krishnan carefully listened to me from our first consultation, and thoroughly assessed my knee, discussed in detail the x-rays, and explained my options. When I finally decided to have a full knee replacement, I felt fully informed and confident that Mr Krishnan would do a good job.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Did a great job on my knee.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A real gentleman with a sense of humour. He takes time to explain the procedure and the recovery process and encourages the loss of weight. A delight to meet.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Chetan Narshi
    Dr Chetan Narshi
    Rheumatology
    Is a colleague

    "Great knee surgeon"

    13-10-2020

    Recommended for:
    Arthritis (Hip), Arthritis (Knee)
    Mr Harish Kurup
    Mr Harish Kurup
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Mr Krishnan has a friendly manner and explains everything clearly. He is an excellent surgeon and well published. I have no hesitation to recommend him for treatment."

    16-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Hip and Groin Pain, ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury

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