Mr Padmanabh Phaltankar

MBBS, D Ortho.,MS(Orth), FRCS, FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon

Mr Padmanabh Phaltankar is an Orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in hip surgery, knee surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement and knee sports injury. He has worked as an NHS Consultant at North Manchester General Hospital and Fairfield General Hospital. He left his NHS job at the end of 2023 to focus on his elective hip and knee work in the private sector.

Mr Phaltankar qualified from the University of Bombay, India in 1992. He undertook undergraduate and postgraduate Orthopaedic training at King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay. In the UK, he has trained at St. George's Hospital, London as well as other hospitals in Surrey and West Sussex. He gained extensive training in all aspects of sports knee surgery and knee replacement during knee fellowships in Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

He has been working as a specialist hip and knee surgeon in Greater Manchester area since 2005. He undertakes a large number of surgical procedures related to the hip and knee, such as hip and knee replacements.

He undertakes total as well as partial knee replacements. His surgical practice includes arthroscopic or keyhole knee surgery including arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and cartilage surgery for torn knee cartilage. He offers knee surgery for recurrent dislocation of the knee cap.

He performs hip injections and total hip replacements for arthritic hips.

He has published research articles relating to various aspects of ACL reconstruction and knee cartilage surgery.

He is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) as well as British Orthopaedic Association.

He has a keen interest in cricket and enjoys swimming.