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Mr Divyang Shukla

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), MCh (Orth), FRCS, FRCS (Trauma and Orth), Fellow of European Board of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Practices at: Three Shires Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Divyang Shukla is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee, hip, shoulder and sports injury management, with particular focus on arthroscopic surgery and arthroplasty. He qualified in medicine in 1990 and spent the following years completing specialist orthopaedic training programmes in India and subsequently in UK.

He also spent a number of years completing training and gaining additional experience through fellowships in shoulder surgery and lower limb reconstruction surgery at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, as well as in Limb Reconstruction and Poly Trauma in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Mr Shukla has gained experience working within several hospitals throughout the UK including Kettering General Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, Princess Margaret Hospital in Swindon and Sandwell Hospital in Birmingham. He has held the role of Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Kettering General since 2003 and began his private practice at Three Shires, Northampton in June 2015. He now holds weekly clinics on Thursday afternoons.

His areas of clinical expertise include but are not limited to: Shoulder and knee surgery, shoulder decompression, shoulder stabilisation, shoulder resurfacing, frozen shoulder, arthroscopy surgery, hip and knee replacement, shoulder and knee pain.

Clinical Interests

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Hip surgery
  • Frozen shoulder management
  • Shoulder rotator cuff tear management
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder arthritis and replacement/li>
  • Knee replacement, Partial knee replacement
  • Patient specific knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy for meniscal tear
  • Knee arthroscopic ligament reconstruction
  • Hand Carpal tunnel release
  • Hand Trigger finger surgery
  • Tennis elbow treatment
  • Hand Dupuytren's contracture release
  • Joint injections and PRP injection

Professional Memberships

  • British Hip Society (BHS)
  • British Association of Surgery of Knee (BASK)
  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

  • Kettering General Hospital

Publications:

  1. Odontoid Metastasts ; a potential lethal complication.
    F. Ryan, C.Mukundan, DD Shukla, RL Barrington
    J Orthop Traumatol. 2009 December; 10(4): 199–201.
  2. Bovine cancellous xenograft in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures elderly Patients.
    M. Bansal, D. Shukla
    International Orthopaedics : 2009 June; 33(3): 779–784.
  3. A Case of relapsing Salmonella Ostemyelitis in a Thalassaemia trait patient.
    F.Rayan, C. Mukundan, D D Shukla
    J Orthopaedics and Traumatology . 2009 March; 10(1): 31–33.
  4. Clinical , Arthroscopic and MRI Correlation in diagnosis of Acute meniscal and ACL knee injuries.
    D Shukla, S. Bhonsle
    International Orthopaedics. February 2008
  5. Allograft bone substitutes in acute proximal tibial fracture management in elderly
    Patients. - D Shukla, M.Bansal
    Injury : February 2008 ( On line published followed by Journal )
  6. Periprosthetic Femur Fractures in Octogenarians : Are plating system The Answer?
    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007, Volume 4 , Number 2
  7. Management of Peri Prosthetic Femur fractures. What works?
    D.D. Shukla, F.Ryan, C.Mukundan
    Injury Extra, Volume 38, Issue 1, January 2007, Page 27-28
  8. Clinical , Arthroscopic and MRI Correlation in diagnosis of Acute meniscal and ACL knee injuries.
    D Shukla, S. Bhonsle
    International Orthopaedics. February 2008 ( On line published followed by journal )
    Prospective Study of 153 cases looking at best and appropriate method to identify accuracy of diagnosis, positive and negative predictive value, specificity and sensitivity of each of these methods.
  9. Bovine cancellous xenograft in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures in elderly patients.
    M. Bansal, D. Shukla
    International Orthopaedics : March 2008
  10. Allograft bone substitutes in acute proximal tibial fracture management in elderly patients.
    D Shukla, M.Bansal
    Injury : February 2008 ( On line published followed by Journal )
    Prospective study of comminuted proximal tibial fractures in elderly patients using allograft bone substitute with internal fixation , avoiding surgery of obtaining bone graft.
  11. Periprosthetic Femur Fractures in Octogenarians : Are plating system the answer ?
    Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007, Volume 4 , Number 2
    • 23 cases of peri –prosthetic femur fractures
    • treated with Dall-Miles cable plate or Mennen plate
    • High failure rate with plating system in comparison to when femur stem revised to a long stem .
  12. Management of Peri Prosthetic Femur fractures. What works?
    D.D. Shukla, F.Ryan, C.Mukundan
    Injury Extra, Volume 38, Issue 1, January 2007, Page 27-28
    • study looking at the outcome comparing plating v/s intra medullary fixation method of fixation and looking at the outcome.
    • High failure rate observed with plating systems and high incidence of locking screw fixation failure and stem migration observed with Cannulock stems.
  13. Corrosion of Cemented Titanium Femoral Stems :
    S.Thomas, D.D. Shukla, P.D. Latham
    - JBJS ( Br.) 86-B, No.7, September 2004, Pages 974 – 978
    • Crevice corrosion in titanium cemented stems requiring revision surgery
    • cases of painful cemented femoral titanium stems showing classical fusiform cortical thickening in Zones 3,4,5 in all cases requiring revision surgery
  14. Outcome of Intra articular fractures of Distal Humerus in Adults.
    Mr. D.D. Shukla
    • 42 cases of AO type B and C variety treated with open reduction and internal fixation
    • Poor outcome identified with unstable fixation and type C3 fractures irrespective of type of fixation.
    • Olecranon osteotomy is likely to give better result in comparison to triceps approach
    Publication as a full article :
    Proceedings of 6th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
    Current Contents
    ISI Publications, Philadelphia, USA.
  15. Corrosion of Cemented Titanium Femoral Stems :
    S.Thomas, D.D. Shukla, P.D. Latham
    • Abstract of poster presentation at British Hip Societypublished in
    • JBJS ( Br.) 2003;85-B, Supplement 1,
    • 12 cases of painful cemented femoraltitanium stems showing classical fusiform cortical thickening in Zones 3,4,5in all cases requiring revision surgery
  16. Bilateral Spontaneous ruptures of Achilles Tendon Secondary to Limb Ischemic.
    D.D. Shukla
    Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, USA. September 2002,Vol. 41, Number 5, 328-329
    • correlation of spontaneous rupture of tendon with poor arterial circulation of limb , in absence of other predisposing factors.
  17. Intra-capsular Fracture Neck of Femur : Can we fix it better ? Bio Geometric Study.
    D.D. Shukla
    • Bio Geometric study of 20 Cadaveric proximal femur bones with CT Scan
    • Analysis of two different triangular configuration for Cannulated screws fixation
    • Conclusion : Reverse triangular configuration for Cannulated screws fixation is likely to achieve better, stable and reliable fixation.
    Abstract to be published in JBJS ( Br )
    Paper Presentation at BOA ( British Orthopaedic Association ) Annual conference in Birmingham, September 2005.
  18. Outcome of 35 cases of Knee and Foot Deformities treated with Ilizarov Ring Fixator for various indication
    D.D. Shukla, J.J. Patwa
    Gujarat State Orthopaedic Association Journal, India, December 1993
    • Use of ring fixation for correction of complex deformities of foot and Knee in conditions like --- Poliomyelitis, Club Feet & Post - traumatic deformities.
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