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Mr Ayaz Lakdawala

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Tr & Orth), MRCS (Eng), MBBS

Practises at: The Meriden Hospital

Mr-Ayaz-Lakdawala-Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Personal Profile

Mr Ayaz Lakdawala is an extensively trained and highly skilled Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon. With over 16 years of experience, he has garnered leading professional expertise in the diagnosis and management of orthopaedic knee conditions and sports injuries. He does a high volume of knee surgeries and receives referrals from colleagues for a second opinion and complex cases.

Mr Lakdawala ensures that all patients receive first-class and personalised care which is reflected in excellent patient outcomes and reviews. His surgical expertise consists of but is not limited to, knee replacement surgery ( partial and total ), knee arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, knee ligament reconstruction (MCL, LCL PLC), meniscal repair and cartilage regeneration procedures. In fact, he is one of the very few surgeons who use Ortho-pilot™, a computer navigation program for improved surgical accuracy during knee replacement. As he is the only surgeon in Warwickshire that offers computer navigation knee replacement surgery, he has patients referred to him from across Warwickshire and West-Midlands for complex knee replacements.

Furthermore, patients can benefit from his expertise in non-surgical procedures, such as joint injections. What's more, he provides personalised treatment for sports injuries, from leisure sports players to professional athletes, and he ensures he stays up-to-date with the latest techniques. He also has links with specialist exercise and conditioning coaches to help patients return to sports after injury or operation.

His leading knowledge and skill have led to him being appointed as the Regional Director for Royal College of Surgeon of England (RCSE) and he also chairs the professional affairs board in the West-Midlands. His work with the RCSE involves improving surgical standards, patient care and surgical education and training. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and gets invited to international and regional meetings.

He is actively involved in teaching and training, has published in international journals and presented papers at international conferences and meetings. He is also an examiner for the Warwick Medical School and trainer for junior doctors and senior registrars.

He was selected for higher specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the West-Midlands where he trained at the internationally known hospitals - Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Following that, he was selected to the post of Senior Clinical Fellow at world-renowned knee fellowship centres at King’s College Hospital, London and Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Trust.


Clinical Interests

All treatments for injuries to knee and knee osteoarthritis:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Computer Navigated Knee Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Treatment of Knee Injuries
  • Medial Patello-Femoral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Cartilage Regeneration Procedures - Micro-fracture and Augmented Micro-fracture
  • Patello-Femoral Replacement.


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
  • Regional Director for Royal College of Surgeons of England since 2018.