Loughborough University Physiotherapy Clinic will soon be pleased to welcome highly regarded Orthopaedic Consultant knee specialist Mr Tandon to the team.
What we offer
*NEW FOR 2021*
We will soon be taking bookings for our brand new knee treatment service run by renowned Orthopaedic Consultant specialist Mr Tandon. Providing expert advice and treatment in world class facilties, Mr Tandon offers a wealth of experience and specialism in rehabilitation and treatment of knee injuries.
With over 30 years as a qualified doctor and surgeon, Mr Tandon's rich history in working with elite athletes and general public spans across clubs and institututions such as Leicester City Football Club, Leicester Tigers and Leicester General Infirmary. Mr Tandon offers a large amount of clinical expertise to help manage and treat your knee injuries.
Working closely with the team at Loughborough University Physiotherapy Clinic, Mr Tandon will offer weekly clinics where those suffering from knee injuries can benefit from an initial consultation and be guided towards the next steps in recovery and rehabilitation.
|Follow up appointments||£120|
* We also work with a wide range of insurance companies so please get in touch to discuss your needs
If you require ongoing physiotherapy treatment this is also available at Loughborough University Physiotherapy Clinic with our team of experts.
Soft tissue injuries
Special clinical interests
Knee pain, leg pain, stiff knee.
Arthroscopic knee surgery e.g. keyhole knee surgery, meniscal surgery and meniscus repair.
Total knee replacements, partial knee replacements, loose knee replacements, revision knee replacement, patellofemoral replacement, patella surgery.
Knee sports injury, ankle sports injury, shoulder sports injury.
Knee ligament surgery, ACL surgery, ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction.
Management of arthritic knees especially those in young adults e.g. Joint injections, steroid injections, osteoarthritis, cartilage wear, chondroplasty, synovectomy.
Children and adolescent knee injuries and sports injury, osteotomy surgery, training advice, trauma and reconstruction, facture
Cruciate ligament reconstruction
Cartilage grafting, meniscal transplantation and repair
Injuries to patella tendon and quadriceps tendon (especially chronic)
Patella disorders, dislocation and instability
Current NHS and /or university posts
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
British Association of Surgery of the Knee
General Medical Council
Mr Tandon qualified from Queens University Belfast Medical School in 1988. After a few years of postgraduate orthopaedic training in Belfast he did a pre-registrar trauma fellowship in Stoke on Trent Hospital Staffordshire. He trained in orthopaedic surgery on the Robert Jones and Angus Hunt Hospital Oswestry rotation from1993 to 1999 and at the concluding period of this rotation he put his attention to surgery relating to sports injuries.
On completion of this rotation he spent a further year in a specialist fellowship training at the Wakefield Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Clinic in Adelaide, Australia, where he focused on minimally invasive knee surgery, sport injuries and joint replacement surgery. He then spent a further short period in Melbourne working with an eminent knee surgeon.
He also completed a fellowship in the Landeskrankenhaus, Salzburg with Professor Herbert Resch. Here he further his interests in ski injuries and various other knee problems common from the area of Salzburgerland.
On returning to the United Kingdom, he initially took on a consultant post at Wolverhampton before moving to the University Hospitals of Leicester on August 2002.
His particular interests lie with soft tissue injuries relating to sports injuries of the knee and the treatment of this using minimally invasive surgery. He regularly sees amateur and professional sports people with knee problems.
He is the attending orthopaedic surgeon at the Rugby World Cup- England 2015
He looks after and provides orthopaedic surgical management for the:
- Leicester Tigers Team and Academuy
- Leicester City FC Team and Academy
- Leicestershire County Cricket
- Leicester Riders
- Loughborough Lightning
- Loughborough Rugby Club
- Market Harborough Rugby Club
- And many smaller sports clubs
He also has a special interest in cartilage implantation, meniscal transplantation, and the treatment of younger patients with knee degenerative problems. He manages the latter with modern conservative treatments and surgical treatments. Mr Tandon is also involved in teaching both medical students and senior trainee orthopaedic surgeons at the University Hospitals of Leicester.
Although he performs conventional total knee replacement surgery, he has an interest in uni-compartmental (partial) knee replacement and other modern techniques of osteotomies for the treatment of degenerative changes of the knee in younger people.
He treats difficult patellar disorders, including pain and instability issues. He runs special clinics in association with a physiotherapist for these problems. He receives referrals from around the region. He also runs children and adolescent clinic for sports injuries and patellar problems in combination with a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon.
Mr Tandon enjoys cycling, keep-fit, skiing, travel, and other activities.