Mr Amol Rajiv Chitre

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

DEPARTMENT:

Lower Limb Consultants (Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot)

SPECIALITY AREAS:

Trauma
North West Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Service
Periprosthetic fractures of the acetabulum, hip and knee
Primary Hip Arthroplasty for fractures
Revision Hip Arthroplasty
Open Soft tissue hip reconstruction
Pelvic Injuries Acetabular fractures and reconstruction

Elective
Primary and revision total hip replacement
Primary hip replacement in young adults and elderly
Post trauma hip replacement/reconstruction after hip/acetabular fracture
Primary total knee replacement
Acetabular reconstruction
Acetabular dysplasia
Knee arthroscopy
Sports Injuries around the hip

CONTACT DETAILS:

Secretary: 01257 256596

CLINICAL ACCESS TIMES:

Monday 13:30 - 17:00 Wrightington Hospital (Elective orthopaedic clinic)
Monday 9:00 - 11:00 Royal Preston Hospital (Fracture clinic)


Mr. Chitre is available to provide telephone advice to General Practitioners via his secretary if needed.


Qualifications: MBChB, MRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Amol qualified from University of Manchester Medical School in 2001 and completed specialist training within the North West region, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma and Orthopaedics) in 2011.

He developed an interest in pelvic and acetabular trauma working with the North West Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma Service based at Wrightington Hospital.  Amol completed a fellowship in the specialist hip and knee arthroplasty unit, and pelvic and acetabular trauma unit at St Georges Hospital London.

Amol joined WWL as a consultant in 2014 as part of the team who provide the regional pelvic and acetabular fracture service. He also works at the North West Major Trauma centre in Preston to undertake general and specialist trauma surgery.  His interest in trauma extends to reviewing trauma services nationally for NHS England.

In his elective work Amol concentrates on problems of the hip and knee. He performs primary hip and knee replacements for arthritis and other problems including trauma and deformity. He undertakes revision hip replacements in patients with problem implants for reasons such as loosening, infection and fracture. He also has an interest in soft tissue injuries around the hip and routinely performs arthroscopic knee surgery.

In addition Amol is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Salford University.

Amol has several publications, presentations and abstracts nationally and internationally, in well recognised journals, including review articles and book chapters.

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