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Mr Shibu Krishnan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS, MRCS, Dip Sports Med, FRCS (Tr and Ortho), PgC Innovation and Performance.

Practises at: The Chiltern Hospital, The Shelburne Hospital


Personal Profile

Mr Shibu Krishnan is a Consultant Orthopaedic (Hip and Knee) Surgeon based at Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals in Buckinghamshire since 2013. He is qualified in Sports and Exercise medicine and regularly treats sports injuries of the hip and knee region.

He has a special interest in treating damaged joint cartilage, having completed a clinical research fellowship in novel cartilage regeneration techniques and cartilage implantation. He has several publications in reputed international journals on this topic. His other area of interest is the use of computer designed patient specific jigs in joint replacement surgery.

He performs over two hundred hip and knee replacement surgeries each year including minimally invasive hip replacements, revision (Re-do) hip surgery, primary total knee replacement surgery, partial knee replacement surgery and knee revision surgery.

He has also performed over a thousand knee arthroscopic (key hole) surgeries including cartilage operations, meniscal repair procedures, Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions etc.

Mr Krishnan qualified in Medicine in 1997 and completed his Masters in Orthopaedics in 2001. He then undertook higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the North West London Thames training programme. He has also completed numerous fellowships across the world.  

This includes the Lower Limb Fellowship (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital), British Orthopaedic Association's Transitional Fellowship in hip and knee surgery (Wycombe and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital), AO Foundation’s Trauma Travelling Fellowship (University Clinic Muenster, Germany) and the Trauma Fellowship at St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre in London.

Apart from performing surgery, he enjoys teaching and training in orthopaedic surgery and is an Associate Professor at the St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada as well as an Associate member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Orthopaedic Sciences and is a reviewer for The Bone & Joint Journal.

Mr. Krishnan is committed to service development and clinical leadership and has completed a master’s level postgraduate certificate in Innovation and Improving Performance with the Teeside University and a level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership with the Chartered Management Institute.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Sports injuries

  • Hip: Hip Replacement, Minimal Access Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Replacement, Hip Trauma Reconstruction

  • Knee: Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Cartilage Repair, Meniscal Surgery and repair, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Osteotomy, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Revision Knee Replacement, Knee Trauma Reconstruction.