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Mr Azal Jalgaonkar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS (Tr&Orth), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practices at: Mount Alvernia Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Azal Jalgaonkar is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hip and Knee Surgery.

He has a wide Orthopaedic practice, incorporating hip and knee joint replacement surgery and revision surgery, unicompartmental (partial) knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, young adult hip and hip impingement surgery including hip arthroscopy and knee arthroscopic surgery.

Training and Appointment

Mr Jalgaonkar completed his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital rotation in London. Azal has a Masters (MS) degree in Orthopaedics and is dual fellowship trained. He was appointed as Consultant at Frimley Park Hospital after successfully undertaking the Royal College of Surgeons approved Lower Limb Fellowship at Frimley Park Hospital and Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship at Southampton University Hospital.

Research and Publications

Azal has received prizes at Orthopaedic meetings and has published his work extensively in highly reputed peer reviewed Orthopaedic Journals. He is dedicated to ongoing research in his field of practice and is currently involved in several projects including national trials like the 'BOSS' study.

He has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. Azal regularly sits on the KSS ARCP panel to assess the annual clinical progress of higher surgical orthopaedic trainees and is a faculty member on FRCS (Orth) courses.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Hip and Knee joint replacement
  • Unicompartmental Knee replacement
  • Revision Hip and Knee replacement
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Sports injury
  • Osteoarthritis

Research interests:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip impingement
  • Advances in hip arthroscopy

Professional Memberships

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Frimley Park Hospital

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