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Mr Rangaraju Ramesh is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Devon who specialises in upper limbs
Arthroscopic procedures including:
- Rotator cuff repair
- Frozen shoulder release
- Instability repairs
- Shoulder replacements
- Platelet-Rich Plasma injection
- Tennis and Golfer's elbow treatment
- Nervede compression
Mr Ramesh has worked as a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at Torbay Hospital and Mount Stuart Hospital, Torquay since 2005. He now specialises in treating patients with shoulder and elbow problems and can offer advice for a wide variety of conditions including non-operative treatment. Many of the shoulder problems that require surgery is now treated as day case procedures. Open surgery like shoulder replacement and repair of large rotator cuff tear will be offered if indicated. Common conditions treated by him include impingement problems, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff tears, calcium deposits, shoulder dislocation and micro fracture for early arthritis.
He seeks innovation in the treatment but applies common sense to the approach. He introduced the use Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for chronic tendinitis like tennis elbow for the first time in South West. He is a keen educator and holds Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education and has active links with both local Medical Schools. By the virtue of this he keeps regularly updated with the latest developments in his field.
Mr Ramesh graduated from Madras Medical College (the first Medical College established in Asia) in 1990.
After undergoing two further years of Orthopaedic training in India, he moved to UK. Mr Ramesh underwent registrar training in the Wessex region and having identified shoulder as his area of interest, undertook the Fellowship in Shoulder and Sports Medicine in Exeter for a year before his appointment as a Consultant.
Mount Stuart outpatient appointments Wednesday afternoon