Rahi K. Yallapragada graduated from India before relocating to the UK, where he successfully completed advanced surgical training encompassing all subspecialties of trauma and orthopaedics. As a specialist in Surrey, Rahi focused on lower limb arthroplasty, dedicating two and a half years each to the knee and hip arthroplasty units. To augment his expertise, he pursued additional specialised training through fellowships in lower limb arthroplasty, including revision hip and knee surgery, and pelvic and acetabular reconstruction surgery at prestigious institutions such as Kings College London and University Hospitals of Southampton.

Special interests

Throughout his career, Rahi K. Yallapragada has worked as a consultant in renowned trauma centres, such as the University Teaching Hospital of Hull, Oxford University Teaching Hospital, and Queen Elizabeth University Teaching Hospital Glasgow, specialising in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. His proficiency spans a wide array of procedures, including total knee and partial knee arthroplasty, knee arthroscopic surgery, total hip arthroplasty (cemented, uncemented, and hybrid based on bone quality and patient’s general condition), foot and ankle surgery, as well as complex trauma surgery.

With over two decades of extensive experience in all orthopaedic subspecialties, including shoulder, spine, foot and ankle, and hand surgery, Rahi adopts a holistic approach to managing various musculoskeletal conditions such as hip and knee arthritis, knee soft tissue injuries, and forefoot deformities within the NHS.

Fellowships and/or memberships

Rahi K. Yallapragada serves as faculty on various courses organised by the Royal College of Surgeons, England, notably in subjects like Care of Critically Ill Surgical Patients, and he also contributes to FRCS revision courses. Additionally, he holds the distinction of being a GMC approved educational supervisor, offering valuable guidance and education to orthopaedic registrars aspiring to become skilled orthopaedic surgeons. Rahi is committed to fostering patient-centred care through self-initiated reflective practice, thus upholding professional competence and expertise in accordance with the GMC good medical practice guidelines.

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