Mr Balachandran Venkateswaran
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Specialities: Orthopaedic | Elbow | Shoulder

Private Hospital
Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

Mr Venkat is a shoulder and elbow specialist orthopaedic surgeon in Yorkshire

Mr Venkateswaranembarked on a career in Orthopaedics as a  basic Orthopaedic trainee at Madras University in 1993 completing a Masters degree in Orthopaedics in 1996. Following this as a basic surgical trainee in Orthopaedics at the yorkshire deanery he completed the FRCS in 1998. Furthering his training  as a Higher Surgical trainee in Yorkshire from 1998 to 2004 he completed his FRCS in Orthopaedics in 2002 and completed an acclaimed one year fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Reading Shoulder Unit in 2004.

Posts held and Memberships

Consultant Surgeon Trauma and Orthopaedics . Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Leeds

Clinical Tutor Department of Orthopaedics, Midyorkshire NHS Trust

Clinical Governance Lead, Department of Orthopaedics, Midyorkshire NHS Trust

Consultant Surgeon Trauma and Orthopaedics, Spire Elland, Longlands and Spire Leeds

Consultant Surgeon Trauma and Orthopaedics, Nuffield Hospitals Leeds

Faculty of the AO trauma courses and Surgical Skills Course - National

Member of the British and European Elbow and Shoulder Associations.

Member of Specialist Orthopaedic Training Committee in Yorkshire

Research Interests

Mr Venkatis interested in shoulder surgery, rotator cuff disease, shoulder pain and instability. He has co-authored chapters in books on shoulder surgery. He has written numerous publications and presentations on upper limb and general trauma and runs courses for orthopaedic trainees.


Mr Venkat provides treatments for complex shoulder problems, impingement, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, cuff tear arthropathy, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulders, joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow. He has a special  interest in sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow.

He regularly provides an one-stop clinic for the patients and uses ultrasound as part of the diagnostic work up.

His services are complemented by the excellent state of the art radiology at all the hospitals  and rehabilitation and physiotherapy support

Mr Venkat consults privately in the following hospitals


Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital
2 Leighton Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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