Mr Rajiv Limaye

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Rajiv Limaye works as Lead Foot/Ankle surgeon at University hospital of North Tees and Hartlepool. He has been a Consultant in NHS and private sector for the past 19 years specialising in Foot and Ankle surgery. Mr Limaye undertakes his trauma on call at North Tees Hospital, Stockton on Tees.

Mr Limaye has gained extensive Orthopaedic surgery training and experience since 1990 and has worked in various hospitals during his training in both India and UK. He has gained fellowship level training in Foot and Ankle surgery in the UK and various centres in Europe and USA as a visiting fellow. Rajiv’s special interest lies in bunion surgery, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery to foot and ankle for sports injuries, realignment osteotomies around the ankle and joint replacements of the big toes. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented papers and his research in many national and international conferences across the world. He also has been a guest editor for a pubmed journal, ‘The Foot’. Rajiv works very closely with a team of specialists.

His clinics are supported by dedicated foot and ankle physiotherapists, Podiatrists and trainee doctors wishing to specialise in Foot/Ankle surgery. He runs a multi-disciplinary meetings every 3 months to discuss complex cases and has been a member of BOFAS for many years. Rajiv has been a past trainer in northern orthopaedic training rotation. He now hosts a nationally accredited BOA foot/ankle fellow. He holds a position of a revalidation lead position at the North Tees Hospital and regularly appraises junior doctors and colleagues. He examines the final year medical students for the Newcastle medical school. The University of Teesside has recognised his teaching roles and conferred upon on him the title of ‘ Honorary clinical Lecturer’ since 2011.

In addition to his clinical appointments, Mr Limaye holds a place in the court of examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. He assists in MRCS and FRCS Orth examinations both nationally and internationally. He has examined candidates, both locally and in London, Edinburgh, Egypt, India, Cyprus, UAE, Sri Lanka and Kenya.

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